Backend Software Engineer

Sparkers Data Company

Industry: Information Technologies

City: Yerevan

Employment type: Full time

Deadline: 8/7/2021

Interested in Big Data?

Experienced in Java, Groovy and Spring?

Curious about video games and esport ?

Passionate about what you do?

This offer can be for you!

We have opportunities in Yerevan.

What is Sparkers all about? We deliver Market insights, Product tracking and Custom solutions exclusively to the Entertainment Industry. We do this by measuring Sales and Streaming Audiences like no other.

Our amazing Audience team is looking for its sparking future team member to help them grow their innovative project. Be a part of it!

The mission of the function

As a Backend software developer, you will be responsible for building new Sparkers solutions and enhancing the existing ones, in coordination with the project management and product teams. You will help to translate customers’ needs into innovative and state-of-the-art technical solutions for our clients.

You will also be responsible for the maintenance and follow-up of deployed solutions and offer second-level support.

Activities :

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills by understanding business needs and undertake the underlying technological challenges
  • Implement, automate and maintain various state-of-the-art IT developments
  • Your first task will be to challenge the specifications and develop our Streaming API in order to enable the required interactions with other systems such as our front-end dynamic application
  • Create specifications and unit tests that will verify your implementation
  • As you evolve in your role and the initiative moves forward, the type of tasks that will be assigned to you will frequently change

Responsibilities :

  • Use your IT background to create, innovate, develop, and bring your very own piece of the puzzle
  • Be part of a project team fulfilling the development and design aspects of the solution
  • Break down the features and tasks and estimate the work that it will take to finalize the features up to deployment.
  • Deliver the best business value to the end customer while complying to the company’s best practices and conventions (SDLC)
  • Document your solutions to communicate relationships between components, deployment units, actors in the system, collaborating classes, and sequence of operations.
  • Comply with established DevOps practices and take ownership of this process for your assigned developments.
  • Provide insight into 2nd level support for investigation and debugging
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

Requirements

How do we imagine our future Backend Software Engineer?

  • You hold a degree in computer science
  • You have at least 2 years of experience with Java or Groovy
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are autonomous and a problem solver
  • You have a minimum basic knowledge of SQL and Spring or any other Dependency Injection framework
  • Experience with SQL optimization, AWS, Cloud and/or API development is a plus

Benefits

Why should you join Sparkers?

  • You join a thriving company that is at the leading edge of technology
  • You evolve in a learning environment where you can challenge your knowledge with your colleagues
  • You have many training opportunities

At Sparkers, we have values that we share, live with and experiment every day. We also always have this drive to reach the next level, together.

What makes you a Sparker?

It’s hard to tell, and you’d have to be here to understand it! At Sparkers, we are looking for people who are both people and data-oriented, team players with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills.

Someone with great flexibility and self-organization. But most importantly, our collaborators must be open-minded, honest, communicative, positive with just a spark of craziness (seriously). You will also need a strong desire to help, and to rock!

So, you want to be a Sparker? You want to be that crucial link between data and our clients? You are a people person? You’ve got bright ideas? Energy? A drive to shake things up?

Join us now, we’re growing fast and looking for new colleagues!

Make us Spark for you.

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