Senior Backend Software Engineer at Talkdesk
Porto, PT

Do you love APIs, databases, messaging and open source? Do you crave for great challenges that will make you feel awesome once you solve them?

We're looking for world-class software engineers to join a team of amazing developers that is completely disrupting an industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently as well as in small teams to develop the best product on the market
  • Coach and upskill other engineering team members
  • Implement a scalable, stable, and user-friendly product that can handle our current growth
  • Collaborate with our support engineers and customer support representatives to understand our customers' needs, enhance Talkdesk usability and resolve technical issues
  • Engage with the Product team and other engineering teams in the cluster to help to ensure the solutions the team is building is fulfilling all the requirements
  • Solve challenging technical problems and put your skills to the test every day; see an immediate impact of your work and value you created for customers

Required Skills:

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, or an engineering area
  • 7+ years experience with design and development of large-scale web applications
  • Passion for producing clean, standards-compliant, secure code
  • Deep understanding of the design and development of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA, API)
  • DevOps/PaaS Experience (Git, CI, Heroku, AWS)
  • Experience with at least one relational and non-relational databases (ex: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch)
  • Experience scaling global web applications
  • Advocate for automated testing, continuous integration and dark launches
  • OO programming and TDD

Nice to have / Pluses:

  • Proficiency in Ruby or JavaScript
  • Familiar with Git, RabbitMQ, Redis or MongoDB
  • Experience in other languages like Kotlin, Exilir, Java, Python
  • Experience in working with a globally distributed team
  • Experience in the Agile development methodology/Scrum