Senior Java Engineer for Social Media Company (relocation to Canada) 433 views

As Senior Engineer, you will work with one of the world’s largest social media platform which deals with few petabytes of data coming to the system daily. Contribute as part of R&D self-organized team working in a challenging, innovative environment for our client.
Investigate, create, and implement the solutions for existing technical challenges, including building/enhancing the frameworks and tools used by other development teams.
Evangelize the best practices among development teams.
Responsible for the quantitative and qualitative results.
We are building a team within an existing client to work onsite at the client’s office in San Francisco and in our office in Vancouver.

• Obtains tasks from TL, prepares functional and design specifications, approves them with all stakeholders.
• Ensures that assigned area/areas are delivered within set deadlines and required quality objectives.
• Provides estimations, agrees task duration with TL and contributes to project plan of assigned area.
• Analyzes scope of alternative solutions and makes decision about area implementation based on his/her experience and technical expertise.
• Leads functional and architectural design of assigned areas. Makes sure design decisions on the project meet architectural and design requirements.
• Addresses area-level risks, provides and implements mitigation plan.
• Reports to Team Lead or Project Manager about area readiness/quality, and raises red flags in crisis situations which are beyond his/her AOR.
• Responsible for resolving crisis situations within his/her AOR.
• Collaborates with other Senior Engineers in the team on solution of complex tasks.
• Initiates and conducts code reviews, creates code standards, conventions and guidelines.
• Suggests technical and functional improvements to add value to the product;
• Constantly improves his/her professional level.
• Provides training for other team members on general product architecture as well as his/her AOR.
• Supervises and coaches newcomers and more junior team members.
• Conducts technical interviews of new candidates.
• Collaborates with other R&D, QA, documentation and globalization teams.
• If required, makes himself available for customer visits and on-site collaboration.

• 5+ years of commercial Java development experience
• 2+ years in projects with large-scale, distributed backend systems
• Strong OOP skills and SOLID understanding
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with MySQL
• Fluent English (oral & written) and communication skills in general
• Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, and other engineering best practices
• Ability to learn quickly
• Experience working in Agile environment

• Experience with Async queuing systems like SQS
• Good knowledge of Python


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Lohika is the IT software development company specializing in product innovation and engineering services for cutting-edge technology companies. Founded in 2001, we have grown to 1000+ Software Engineers and 6 development offices all over Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Rivne and Odesa).

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