Purpose & Overview :
The Senior Software Engineer is responsible to be part of an international, talented and agile Development team that is building the core backend components of our system.
Provides senior technology for projects and daily support. Ideal candidate will have a proven history of distributed system and development, mentoring junior developers and help build our next generation micro service platform.
Lead a product from scoping requirements through actual launch of the product.
Mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
Consistently demonstrate Limited Brands enterprise and functional competencies.
Execute for Results
Innovate and Reinvent
Collaborate, be Fast & Agile
Website support activities : (not all inclusive)
Participation in rotational 24x7 on call support activities
Triage and resolution of recurring problems
Creation of detailed technical documentation
Leadership and Teaming : (not all inclusive)
Identifies and drives continuous improvement initiatives, streamlining work and improving support.
Identifies and implements opportunities for innovation and process improvement.
Constantly re-evaluates application architecture and contribute to application technical roadmap. This includes evaluating / recommending new technologies / frameworks
Customer Interaction skills : (not all inclusive)
Ability to explain technical aspects of a solution to a non-technical audience
Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for both technical knowledge and business specific technology trends
Builds and maintains strong partnership with internal and external customers / vendors.
4 year degree in Information Systems or an equivalent combination of course work and job experience
Flexibility is a must to support our customers 24x7x365, where extended hours may be necessary
At a minimum the below experience :
5+ years of Experience multiple JVM based languages, JAVA is a must.
Strong background in distributed systems.
Strong background in asynchronous patterns and multithreaded programming.
Experience developing REST based web services
Experience with Microservices.
Strong knowledge of Agile development methodology,Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Test Automation
Experience in scaling and performance tuning of large systems
Advanced knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes (Maven / Gradle), testing, and operations
Advanced knowledge of creating and managing GIT flows
Experience with concurrent programming, Java memory and multi-threading models
Experience using NoSQL datasources
Strong Database skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills - with proven ability to present technical issues to customers in a clear and understandable manner
Nice-to Have :
Experience using In-memory data grids
Lightbend Stack experience (mainly Akka)
Background in Scala
Background in building production-ready SaaS applications