JAVA Backend Engineer

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $51 per hour
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JAVA Backend Engineer

job summary:
Description:

We are looking for a passionate Backend Engineer to join the Observability Infrastructure team. Our mission is to provide a coherent observability platform for our engineers by providing tools, expertise and insights around the operational health of the services allowing teams to confidently operate their services.

You will combine software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems with a focus on optimizing systems and reducing work through automation. Our engineers are empowered to work on meaningful projects. They achieve this from an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity, problem solving, and openness-one that provides the support and mentorship needed to "safe to fail", to learn, and to grow.

 
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 51 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
What you'll do:

- Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product owners, and designers to solve interesting and challenging problems for delivering various media worldwide. Be a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team.

- Architect, design, develop, deploy and operate Java services following good design and development practices

- Be a leader of the backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company

- Hack on what you want during regular hack days and bi-annual hack weeks.

- Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle for services-from inception and design, through deployment, operation and optimization

- Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring

- Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity

- Practice sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems

 
qualifications:
Who you are:

- You are an experienced software engineer with a minimum of four years of experience.

- Know how to write distributed, high-performance services in Java

- You are experienced with deploying and operating services on Linux.

- You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.

- You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.

- A valued team player in a dynamic, autonomous, cross-functional agile team

- Experienced in designing, analyzing, optimizing code and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

- Have a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive

- Love working on a team where you constantly learn, experiment, and iterate quickly

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

 
skills: Who you are:

- You are an experienced software engineer with a minimum of four years of experience.

- Know how to write distributed, high-performance services in Java

- You are experienced with deploying and operating services on Linux.

- You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.

- You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code.

- A valued team player in a dynamic, autonomous, cross-functional agile team

- Experienced in designing, analyzing, optimizing code and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems

- Have a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive

- Love working on a team where you constantly learn, experiment, and iterate quickly

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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