Staff Backend Engineer (Java) Zepz. How you’ll help us achieve it:. We believe strongly in building teams that can orient around a well-defined mission and are equipped to execute autonomously against that mission. We count on you to collaborate with your team to build and support our platform and products used by customers sending money transfers from 50+ countries into 150+ markets worldwide. We are looking for engineers who have experience in one or more technologies/programming languages and the desire to learn new ones on the job.. Our tech stack: . Our tech stack is varied at the moment. Embarrassing honesty - We are in the process of migrating some of our products off legacy stacks.. Backend services: Java(SpringBoot and SpringCloud), Kotlin. . Web Front Ends: React (Typescript). Mobile apps: We have both React Native and Native mobile apps for our different brands (native apps: iOS-SwiftUI, Android-Kotlin). Public Cloud: AWS and GCP. CI/CD tooling: CircleCI, ArgoCD, Jenkins, AzDO. Container orchestration: Kubernetes. IaC: Terraform. API Gateway and Service Mesh Architecture. Databases: PostgreSQL, NoSQL. What you will own:. Write great code:. We understand code is read more than it’s written, better off tested and maintainability is a must. . Help shape what we build:. You’ll be working closely with product owners, designers and other engineers to design and refine our work. We work as a team and your input is key. . Influence technology evolution:. We are designing new platforms with long-term goals in mind and are also happy to improve with new technology capabilities . Own delivery:. We’re obsessed with shipping value; you’ll own work beyond a pull request. You’ll care about bugs, scalability, uptime and other non-functional requirements. . Grow together:. You’ll review others' work and happily seek feedback on yours to ensure we build a better codebase and sharpen each other's skills.. Share your knowledge and points of view:. We promote knowledge sharing across our teams and count on you to become an active member of one. Experiment with new tools, present your findings, shape our future standards.. Scope and Impact:. You look to nurture and build functional and collaborative relationships both within and outside of your stream and Tech. You contribute meaningfully to company goals. You lead or influence a team(s); you proactively and autonomously solve previously unidentified ambiguous problems across the business.. What you bring to the table:. Solid experience with system design and architecture. Strong experience in building backend services/APIs.. We are in the process of breaking down a monolith application into smaller services and self-contained data models. Therefore, experience working with microservices as well as monolith applications will come in handy. And if you have worked on a successful migration, even better.. We expect you to be quality-minded and have expertise in unit and integration testing. How else can you develop maintainable products?. You are a system design enthusiast and will have solid experience designing and transforming existing systems collaboratively to make them scalable, maintainable and reliable.. You have a true DevOps mindset and can support your team toward becoming true owners of their product/platform.. A strong understanding of cloud infrastructure is a must for this role.. You work well with Engineering and Product members and are comfortable building effective relationships with stakeholders outside of technology.. An open mind with respect to diversity and inclusivity. Our team (and customers) come from all over the world.. Bonus Points if you:. Have worked at a scaling startup previously.. Have experience in successfully transitioning a monolith platform into domain-driven services.
Staff Backend Engineer (Java) at Zepz