About the position
As a Backend Engineer, you will help shape the future of the Showpad product by maintaining the core functionalities and APIs of the Showpad platform. You’ll be responsible for helping drive technical and product decisions based on your expertise. You will coach and mentor junior team members. Rather than a monolithic environment, you will help develop an ecosystem of services, as you identify and isolate parts of the system to increase reliability and promote quality. Your decisions will not only have an impact on the way we build our product in a test-driven environment but also on the end-user experience for all our customers.
Key Responsibilities of a Backend Engineer at Showpad
Maintain and improve the Training and Coaching product of the Showpad platform
Contribute to improving our development processes and environments
Help define, implement, and maintain our growing ecosystem of microservices
Work with internal and external API consumers in an API-first environment
Work in software teams where code reviews and pair programming are part of our strong engineering culture
Take a security-first approach to implementing features and changes
Work together with Product Management and other stakeholders (Frontend, UX, etc.) to iterate on new features within the Showpad product
Have a strong eye on the bigger picture because everything you do will have an impact on 100,000 users globall.
Skills and Qualifications we are looking for
Experience with scalable, production-ready, backend code using JVM-based languages and frameworks
Experience with a modern server framework such as Micronaut or Spring Boot
Experience working in a cloud environment. Knowledge of AWS core services is a plus
Experience containerizing and deploying cloud-native applications and services. Kubernetes experience is a plus
Ability to model data and queries around feature requirements.
Experience in, or strong desire to learn, Kotlin
Understanding the importance of strong software testing at every stage
Continuous integration and delivery mindset
Experience designing and implementing APIs for, and collaborating with, internal and/or public data consumers
Knowledge of enterprise integration patterns and microservices migration is a plus
Team player mentality, committed to the whole software development life cycle in an agile team
What you can expect from Showpad
Focus on Impact and Growth
We are building the future in sales and marketing where every salesperson is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.