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Back-end Developer 

Piazzola sul Brenta, Veneto, Italy · Engineering

Description

A great user experience starts with a functional, attractive and scalable digital environment for users to explore and use everyday. THRON's Back-end Team aims to support this.

We are looking for an experienced Back-end developer to join our team. If you have excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones, we would like to meet you. As a Back-end developer, you’ll be part of our engineering team and will actively contribute to ensure system consistency, scalability, performance and also a good customer experience for our Enterprise SaaS product.

THRON uses a Spotify-like development organization, we adapted agile concepts to our own structure and needs: the product team is split into functionally autonomous teams that own specific macro-features of the product. In order to promote cross-group collaboration and communication on a technological level, we introduced specific virtual teams such as the Back-end and DevOps guilds. Within this dynamic ecosystem, you will have the chance to hone your back-end development skills collaborating with a team of passionate and dedicated engineers. This position will also allow you to be in touch with the world's leading international experts, to help open source projects, and to participate in leading European and International conferences for the technologies of interest.

 

What we offer

  • Production level, enterprise grade, international scale use of modern technologies
  • Horizontal teams: your opinion doesn’t just matter, it drives change
  • Highest level engineering competence
  • Strong company culture
  • Ambitious worldwide project
  • One of best engineering teams in Europe
  • Support your professional growth and listen to your opinion

 

What we ask

  • Production level, enterprise grade, international scale use of modern technologies
  • Horizontal teams: your opinion doesn’t just matter, it drives change
  • Highest level engineering competence
  • Strong company culture
  • Ambitious worldwide project
  • One of best engineering teams in Europe
  • Support your professional growth and listen to your opinion

REQUIREMENTS

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to transform problems into actionable proposals
  • Ability to manage time in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective at developing working relationships with a range of people, including software developers, product managers, and senior leaders
  • AExcellent communication skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative team
  • Demonstrated deep technical skills in software architecture and cloud computing
  • Experience in writing clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Ability to develop scalable, durable, cost-effective cloud services
  • Ability to create and define platform services, working closely with our team leaders and engineers as well as the front-end development team
  • Effective at prioritizing platform improvement projects against other roadmap priorities
  • Demonstrated passion about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies
  • Reactive Manifesto advocate.

 

Technical Qualifications

  • Java Senior
  • Production-level fluent knowledge of at least one server-side language with support for functional programming (e.g. Scala, Java8, Groovy, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Elixir, Haskell, OCaml, Racket)
  • Production-level experience in NOSQL DB / Key-value stores (e.g. MongoDB, DynamoDB)
  • Production-level experience in working on Service Oriented Architectures
  • Ability to write unit and integration testsuites and fluency with at least one mainstream JVM testing framework (e.g. Junit, TestNG, ScalaTest, Specs)
  • Experience with continuous integration practices and especially build-triggered automated testing
  • Basic Linux scripting knowledge

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Production-level experience with AWS technologies, cloud architectures, cloud deployment, infrastructure automation
  • Production-level fluent Scala language knowledge
  • Experience with Go, Python languages
  • Production-level experience in concurrent programming and actor paradigms (e.g. Akka, Parallel Universe Quasar/Pulsar, Erlang, ...)
  • Production-level automation experience and basic knowledge of involved technologies such as Docker, Ansible, Jenkins
  • Business, functional and technical analysis, design and modelling skills (especially UML)
  • JVM inner workings knowledge and experience with JVM-based metrics, management, profiling and benchmarking tools & practices (e.g. JMX, Metrics, VisualVM, Mission Control, ByteMan, JMH)
  • ReST and LinkedData knowledge
  • Experience with modern Java / JVM frameworks (e.g. Jetty, JAX-RS server and client, JDBI, JOOQ, Retrofit, Spring, Parallel Universe Comsat, akka-http, Finch, Finagle, play-framework, shapeless, cats)