Lead Software Engineer Backend

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Who We’re Looking For:

Join our team at Jaxel, and make a difference in providing a high level of software development. We are seeking experienced candidates for the Lead Software Engineer Backend position. This is an onsite job opportunity in the United States.

As a key member of the project team, you will provide programming interfaces and micro services to internal and external e-commerce partners, as well as collaborate with the architecture team to develop technical direction and solutions. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will collaborate with your colleagues to ensure that the software is of the highest quality and that we meet all of our deliverables on time.

What You’ll Do:

• Contribute code to the team’s business deliverables
• Participate in design sessions and implementation plans
• Resolve technical issues and remove blockers for your team
• Encourage innovation with new technologies and elegant solutions
• Peer review teammate’s code
• Practice DevOps ensuring a culture of testing and release software continuously using automation and monitoring
• Evaluate technical decisions and their impact on the architecture
• Help onboard new team members
• Ensure successful quality software with emphasis on Security, Privacy, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Performance
• Work through dependencies and integration with other engineering teams
• Advocate technical direction, define best practices and principles
• Partner with the Product Owner to drive clarity on requirements. Define technical options, provide estimates on effort and risk, and evaluate technical feasibility

What You’ll Need:

• Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
• 5+ years’ experience in highly distributed systems with high transaction volume
• Experience with working on projects in highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary development teams
• Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming, MVC architecture, and design patterns
• Solid knowledge of web technologies and application stacks built on Java, Node.js using microservices on cloud native architecture
• Experience designing APIs and creating RESTful microservices
• Experience with both relational and No-SQL databases (Cassandra, DynamoDB etc)
• Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, test driven development, static analysis, and automated unit/integration tests Continuous delivery experience preferred
• AWS Cloud development experience
• Experience delivering software in a Scrum development process
• e-Commerce experience is a plus

Recruiting process:

  • Non-technical interview – 30 minutes introduction call
  • Technical interview – 1.5-2 hours depending on the grade of the candidate
  • Discussion of interview results
  • Offer

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Professional growth and development
  • Multicultural working environment
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans
  • 401(k)

Apply Now

Please send us a brief message about yourself with your most updated CV for consideration. We review all incoming resumes, and if we’re a match, we’ll set up your first intro call.

Head of Recruitment
Ekaterina Semenova – careers@jaxel.com





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