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Senior Backend Engineer (Talent Pool)

Gradle Inc.

Gradle Inc.

Software Engineering, People & HR
Remote
Posted on Saturday, February 4, 2023

This is an opportunistic job posting. Our team is currently fully staffed, but if you would like to stay in touch about future opportunities, please submit your resume!

Gradle Enterprise is a first-of-its-kind product that software teams use to accelerate and optimize Gradle, Apache Maven™, Bazel, and sbt builds. It comprises several facets, including large-volume data ingestion and processing, complex data analysis and visualization, and distributed caching and execution systems.

Our software is used by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, Airbnb, Spotify, SAP, several top ten banks, and many other major customers across all verticals. We regularly collaborate with these and other users to make our products continuously better.

We have partnered with the Apache Software Foundation, the Micronaut Foundation, and other OSS projects like Spring, Quarkus, Kotlin Compiler, JUnit, AndroidX, etc., to bring the values of Gradle Enterprise also to the OSS Community.

Profile

We are looking for senior back-end engineers with a demonstrated ability to efficiently deliver and maintain robust and useful software based solutions, as part of a collaborative team.

Our ideal candidates have a success record of delivering testable, evolvable, and scalable back-end architectures to production. While not necessarily build experts, they do exhibit a deep understanding and interest in the automation domain and in developer productivity. They thrive on challenging development and integration problems, understand the nuances of performance and memory optimization, possess and can capably articulate strong opinions, and feel comfortable collaborating with a distributed team.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing robust solutions
  • Applying automated quality assurance
  • Employing modern software development techniques and practices
  • Doing user research, outreach and support
  • Assisting clients during trials and in production
  • Managing individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Contributing to changes that improve the team’s velocity and efficiency

Minimum qualifications

  • 5 years of software development experience
  • Experience programming in Java 11 or later
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in written and verbal English

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience developing large-scale web applications
  • Experience working with AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience automating the software build and delivery process
  • Ability to debug, profile, and optimize code
  • Ability to perform and receive code reviews
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills
  • Interest and ability to learn new software development skills and techniques

What We Offer

  • Work on a widely used product with a clear vision for the future
  • Contribute to leading solutions in the new industry of Developer Productivity Engineering
  • Close customer interaction with engineers from leading tech organizations
  • An automation-focused, test-driven engineering culture
  • Close collaboration with experienced and dedicated peer engineers
  • Opportunities for growth in technical and leadership responsibilities
  • In-person meetings, such as our annual company offsite and team meetings
  • Work from home in a remote-first environment
  • Competitive salaries and equity grants

Benefits & Perks

  • A focus on learning and development – Gradle offers an annual learning and development stipend and a monthly company-wide Learning Day, where we encourage all team members to focus on their professional development for the day
  • A hardware package that includes a laptop, monitor, other peripheral hardware, and a home office stipend to make sure you are fully set up to work remotely
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid public holidays
  • Volunteer Day – We offer up to 8 hours of paid work time each year for team members to give back to their local communities

Location

  • Anywhere in the world with working conditions that allow for seamless collaboration with your colleagues through email, chat, and video streaming

How to apply

The following is required with your application:

  • Attach your Resume/CV and answer the required fields below
  • Create a build scan for any OSS project and tag it with backend-engineer

Next steps

After applying, familiarize yourself with the Gradle Enterprise hiring process to understand the next steps.

About us

We are committed and skilled software engineers, product designers, and marketing experts who are passionate about developer productivity. We take pride in delivering products that are relied upon daily by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Spotify, and Twitter.

Our team is globally distributed but deeply connected. We value our interpersonal relationships as much as we value our achievements. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other and together. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Visit our careers page to learn more about the company and see other open positions. Visit Glassdoor to read what current and former Gradle employees have to say about the company.

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