Engineering

Senior Backend Engineer

Commencis, Full Time

Join us as we pave the way for a thriving digital society. We are Commencis!

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products.

Bringing together more than 20 years of experience in the world of digital, design and technology, we transform businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

We enable our clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability to their businesses. We love to discover what’s next. We love creating new ways for the digital society to interact. Our workplace values collaboration and curiosity with an open mindset. If you share the same passion with our fellow Commencers, then let us unleash your world-class potential!

The position in a nutshell:

Commencis is in search of a Senior Backend Engineer who will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of scalable, secure, and well-designed software products from research and design to implementation. You’ll be working closely with designers, analysts, quality assurance, and other teams to translate each design into real-life products. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing well designed, reusable, testable and secure code by applying best software development practices
  • Designing and implementing low-latency, high-availability and performant applications
  • Architecting well-defined APIs for user-facing elements developed by front end developers
  • Collaborating in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Participating and conducting code reviews
  • Discovering, learning and implementing new technologies
  • Mentoring junior team members in best practices

Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc/MSc/PhD degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of professional software engineering experience in designing and building backend systems
  • Proficiency with Java and Spring Framework (Boot, MVC, Data, Cloud, Security etc)
  • Proficiency with OOP concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed system and UNIX/Linux environments
  • Good understanding of fundamental design principles for a scalable application
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases, key-value stores and search engines (MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch etc.)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaSript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficiency in code versioning tools such as Git
  • Strong sense of analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly Effective time management and multitasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Nice to have

  • Experience with Service-oriented architecture, microservices and REST APIs
  • Experience in architecting, designing and implementing large scale systems
  • Proficiency in distributed systems and concurrent programming
  • Familiarity with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and/or any other cloud computing service provider
  • Experience or willingness to learn large scale stream processing technologies
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies
  • Contributions to OpenSource projects
  • Passionate focus on CI/CD practices

Why Commencis?

We want people to thrive at Commencis. Here are what Commencers like about working at Commencis.

  • Competitive compensation & benefits : Competitive salary, private health insurance, pension & retirement plans (company backed pension system), meal card & commute compensation, paid birthday-off
  • Happier Weekdays: We offer flexible working hours including remote working option. Online events, guest speakers, refreshments in the office, meeting-light culture and many more to enjoy the weekdays.
  • Never Stop Learning: We support learning and development programs for pretty much anything. And provide you the opportunity to reach the leading online e-learning platforms like Udemy & libraries.
  • Community & Socials: We are a tight-knit community and love gathering together. Happy hours, workshops, new year party, city tours, Summer Campus are only some of our social activities.
  • Open culture: We offer a flat organization, direct & open communication culture. We value Commencers’ voice, and address any suggestions and questions you ask.

 

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products. Putting digital at the core, Commencis transforms businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

Driven by purpose, Commencis focuses on creating measurable positive impact and competitive advantage through technology, design and data science. Commencis enables clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability with cloud solutions.

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products. Putting digital at the core, Commencis transforms businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

Driven by purpose, Commencis focuses on creating measurable positive impact and competitive advantage through technology, design and data science. Commencis enables clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability with cloud solutions.