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Senior Java Software Engineer - Remote



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

Senior Java Software Engineer - Poland (Remote)

About the Data Engineering Team

The Data Engineering team is a collaborative group of passionate engineers who are on a mission to unlock the power of shopper data for our merchants. We build and maintain the infrastructure that allows merchants to leverage vast amounts of data to make smarter business decisions. This includes:

  • Internal microservices: We design and implement efficient services that process and manage shopper data.

  • Cloud technologies: We leverage cutting-edge cloud solutions to build scalable and reliable data pipelines.

  • Eventing pipelines: We ensure real-time data flow through our platform using robust eventing systems.

  • Big data integrations: We integrate our platform with third-party big data solutions, giving merchants a holistic view of their customer data.

Join us!

Are you a seasoned Senior Backend Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a passion for building innovative solutions that empower businesses? If so, we want to hear from you!

What you'll do

  • Design, develop, and extend microservices using modern backend technologies to ensure scalability, performance, and reliability.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to define and implement new features and functionalities for the platform.
  • Implement robust APIs that enable seamless integration with various internal and external systems.
  • Write comprehensive automated tests to ensure high code quality and minimize regressions.
  • Actively participate in code reviews and advocate for best practices that promote bug-free releases.
  • Optimize application performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure and Engineering teams to ensure proper instrumentation, logging, and monitoring.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work flexible hours to accommodate collaboration across time zones.
  • Work effectively within a fast-paced agile environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Who you are

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong software engineering skills and experience building backend systems.
  • 5+ years of programming experience with Java, Python, Scala or PHP.
  • 5+ years of programming experience with SQL (MySQL, Redshift, etc.).
  • 3+ years of experience with distributed messaging tools like RabbitMQ or Kafka.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, be a fast learner, and demonstrate a focus on achieving results.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS and/or GCP.
  • Familiarity with data pipeline concepts and technologies.

What's in it for you:

  • Work for an international and fast-growing Product company.
  • Work with modern technologies, cloud based and highly scalable distributed systems.
  • Be an expert in the team and provide high quality products to the market
  • We provide internal and external learning courses with certification possibilities and private medical insurance
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Work remotely from Poland

Our Hiring Processes Include:

  • Recruiter Phone Screen
  • Technical Interview (including coding)
  • Hiring Manager Interview



Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

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