Senior Software Engineer – San Jose, Costa Rica – Hybrid

The Senior Software Engineer works closely with peers, customers and stakeholders globally with minimal supervision to deliver customer requirements to support the smooth utilization of the CloudPay platform across the world. He/she is experienced in software development and will utilize this experience in developing solutions that bring maximum business value to the end customer.

Daily Duties and Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing requirements, technical design, and implementing new capabilities within the platform
  • Upholding code standards and best practices through code reviews, refactoring efforts, peer mentoring and identifying improvements to coding and technical standards
  • Building solutions in the context of a legacy platform transitioning to microservice architecture.
  • Selecting the appropriate design methodologies to be applied, determining design alternatives and performing trade-off analysis
  • Engaging in the identification and remediation of issues related to quality, performance, security, scalability, maintainability, reliability, and functionality or other problems in the technical and business domains
  • Design, code, unit test and debug user stories
  • Providing technical guidance to junior teammates through mentoring and code reviews.
  • Providing technical support for existing functionalities in production environment
  • Documenting new or updated functionality as released
  • Participating actively in all aspects of the agile process and ceremonies to deliver usable functionality
  • Continually improving own coding and technical knowledge

Attributes and Experience Required:

  • Extensive hands-on development experience, minimum of 7 years with a strong foundation in OOP and Design Patterns, Clean code and SOLID principles
  • Strong working knowledge of Java 11, Spring framework or Spring boot, JavaScript, JQuery and RESTful Web-Services
    o Spring Boot web, Security, Actuator, AMQP, JPA, batch and mail
    o Java 17 working knowledge is an edge
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing microservices, familiarity with microservice architecture and design patterns
  • Experience working with relational (MySQL/MariaDB) AND NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB) database management systems and ability to write complex queries.
  • Experience in API-driven development, application performance tuning and secure coding
  • Experience in using containerization (Docker/Kubernetes) and developing cloud-native applications
  • Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or a related discipline
  • Soft skills needed:
    o Strong teamwork and communication skills
    o Excellent logical, and analytical skills and attention to detail
    o Self-starter, able to own, prioritize and plan own workloads
    o Flexibility in working to tight timescales to meet release deadlines
  • The following would be an advantage:
    o Experience in Node.js, Groovy, AngularJS, React-Redux, Vue.js
    o Background in Payroll, HR or other financial domains
    o Working in Agile or Scrum environment

Package and Benefits:
• Competitive annual salary and benefits package
• 15 vacation days plus public holidays
• Birthday leave
• Flexible remote working
• Private Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
• Personal and professional development opportunities
• Friendly working environment

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