Senior Software Engineer, Backend
We are transforming the experience of big city living.
Keeping in mind people’s growing desire to be flexible and mobile while appreciating comfort, we are building a network of convenient, beautifully designed & fully equipped apartments. Our turnkey living solution enables people to seamlessly move between different cities and neighborhoods, fostering diversity of experiences and open-mindedness.
Motivated by our mission to have a positive impact on people’s lives, we have grown strongly across 9 cities, surpassing 1500 locations and 250 team members. We aim to be present in over 50 cities and 50,000 locations by 2023.
At Blueground, we invest first and foremost in our people. We build our culture around people that:
- Seek excellence in everything they do
- Thrive in a fast-paced, high energy workplace
- Value efficiency and respect other people’s time
- Are team players and have a strong work ethic
- Don’t forget to have fun and be positive
We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our Engineering team in Athens and work on our robust internal platform and tools.
We are a tech enabled company currently making substantial investments in our technology to enable our next stage of high growth. The person in this role will work on our internal tools on a modern JVM stack, using solid engineering practices and challenging requirements.
- Java 8
- Spring (Boot, Web, Security, Data)
What you'll do
- Architect, design and build our internal platform and tools
- Participate in SCRUM ceremonies
- Code pages, services and APIs in Java (soon in Kotlin too ^^)
- Write your unit tests
- Write your e2e tests (functional & performance)
- Automate stuff. Like a lot.
- Be religious with Git
- Depend on a CI pipeline
- Experiment, learn and have fun
What to expect
- To work in agile, cross functional, DevOps enabled teams
- To work with a product manager and an engineer in test
- To work on functional and non functional testing
- To work on performance
- To get your head around a quite big problem domain
- To solve hard problems
- To enjoy some quality engineering
- A rapidly growing company
- Opportunities to do full stack or go polyglot if interested
- Cool colleagues :)
- Industry experience in software development
- Strong CS background
- Strong Java skills
- Strong background in relational databases and SQL
- Good knowledge of the Spring framework & the JEE platform (JPA, JAX-RS, JMS)
- Experience in designing REST APIs
- Testing mindset and an eye for clean code
- Really comfortable with Git
- Excellent communication in English
- BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a related subject
- Bonus: experience with other JVM languages like Groovy or Kotlin
- Bonus: knowing your way around the *nix shell
- Bonus: experience with NoSQL storage (Redis, Elastic, MongoDB)
- Bonus: experience with binary APIs (Protocol Buffers, Avro etc)
- Competitive salary
- Workstation of your choice
- Access to training budget and resources (safaribooksonline, frontendmasters, raywenderlich et al)
- Complimentary accommodation in Blueground locations. Think summer in LA and winter in Dubai!
- Dynamic working environment with talented people
- Being part of a working culture which embraces autonomy and initiative taking
At Blueground we are proud to have Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.