Description: Title: Senior Software Engineer Backend
Work Location: Remote/Telecommuter
Work Hours: Day job, 9AM to 5PM
Team size: 6-8
Project Details: The Coaching platform offers preventive programs that help participants significantly improve their health. Some examples from our portfolio of programs are a smoke cessation, a weight loss, and a hypertension program. Users have access to coaches through calls and text messaging, read state of the art material about well-being, attend classes, and more.
From the technical perspective the platform has a web portal, mobile applications, many backend services, and integrations with external partners. Our microservices and APIs therefore support a wide range of use-cases for the different types of clients.
As part of our Client Digital Coaching team, in this role you will play a significant part in solutioning, designing, and developing digital software components used across multiple member-facing portals. You will work in an Agile Scrum environment, collaborating closely with the business product management and members of a global engineering team. You will apply your skills in a highly dynamic, innovative, forward-thinking environment that follows industry best practices and fosters engineering culture.
A qualified candidate is a seasoned engineer with solid Scala development experience, advanced knowledge of modern frameworks, strong software integration experience and experience with defining technical solutions. He/she will develop application code hands-on and collaborate with the Platform Architect and stakeholders to define innovative digital solutions. Day-to-day responsibilities include:
Collaborate with product and IT stakeholders to build understanding of systems or RESTful APIs involved in integrations
Demonstrate strong interest in application architecture and solution design
Recommend complex integrated solutions that fulfill business requirements and align with technology roadmaps
Design and develop product features in collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
Contribute to defining technical road maps; identify technical improvement and refactoring opportunities
Ensure that all delivered solutions adhere to industry best-practices for scalability, maintainability, usability, availability, extensibility, security, and portability
Work with geographically distributed Agile teams
Work with product owners, product managers, and other stakeholders to groom & solution features
Provide accurate and timely estimates for features, user stories, and tasks
Identify and implement innovative solutions to non-standard requests and problems
Participate in code reviews and adhere to best practices
Be aware of current security trends, tools, and requirements
Provide input to planning activities
Participate in rotational on-call schedules as needed
Work outside of standard office hours as needed and, on occasion, support night-time releases
Bachelor's or equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field
Software solutioning and integration experience
5+ years of hands-on experience with programming languages such as Scala, Java, C# and modern back-end development frameworks, such as Play, Spring
Minimum 2 Years of Scala Experience or experience with the functional programming paradigm in other languages (e.g., Java Stream API)
3+ years of experience with REST APIs and MicroServices
Working experience with CI/CD pipelines
Minimum 2 years of Experience with relational Databases.
Good written and oral communication Skills.
Of the required skills listed, which would you consider the top 3? Please list your expectations regarding years of experience for each requirement.
1. 5+ years of hands-on experience with programming languages such as Scala, Java, C# and modern back-end development frameworks, such as Play, Spring
2. Minimum 2 Years of Scala Experience or experience with the functional programming paradigm in other languages (e.g., Java Stream API
3. 3+ years of experience with REST APIs and MicroServices
Are you open to candidates that cannot convert to FTE without sponsorship? Yes.
Preferred Skill Set: (set candidates apart)
Full-stack engineering experience
Working knowledge of Agile development lifecycle and Jira tool
Advanced communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate complex technical concepts
The ability to successfully manage work priorities in a dynamic, high-demand environment
Experience with github versioning tool
Experience with mocking framework such as mockito
Experience with Message queue platform such as RabbitMQ, Kafka
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with 3rd party APIs Integration
Experience with IntelliJ Code Editor
There will be 3 Interviews. All the Interviews will be Virtual with video conferencing. 2 Technical and 1 Cultural Interview.
Round 1:- Live Coding 45 Mins
There will 1-2 coding challenges asked to the candidate to solve during this time. expectation is to come up with workable solution and code during this time.
Round 2:- Technical Design Interview - 45 Mins
There will 1 Design problem asked to the candidate. Candidate needs to come up with good design for the problem and explain the approach. We expect detailed design for the problem.
Round 3:- Hiring Manager Interview - 30 Mins
This will be mostly cultural and background interview to know about the candidate and also explain the position to the candidate. (edited)