Software Engineer - Solutions Development vacancy at Telestax
General overview of the role
Telestax is currently seeking a member to join our Solutions team, you will be a key contributor in designing, building and deploying all of the internal and external components of Telestax' turnkey applications. To take it to scale, you will be developing and maintaining a complex distributed Application with points of presence globally and will be concerned with availability, throughput, latency, and scalability. At the core are cloud technologies that enable deployment and management of computing resources globally.
Candidates in this space should have a strong desire to drive innovation by building feature-rich, scalable systems that are conducive to evolution. Our products must handle continual core network traffic from Tier 1 operators, CPaaS companies and large enterprises on a global scale.
Travel for meeting your distributed team and conference events can happen over the course of your tenure at Telestax.
Collaborate with Product Managers, Architects and Engineering leaders to define, architect and build new customer-facing features related to our Applications Services
Help drive the technical requirements, building, upgrade, and maintenance of our applications services
Design, develop, including writing and reviewing code, and maintain our applications' backend microservices as well as their REST APIs
Ensure that our applications' backend microservices are highly available, stable, secure, performant, fault-tolerant and scalable
Drive quality by writing unit, functional, performance and capacity tests.
Ensure that our applications' backend microservices are instrumented and monitored
Develop diagnostic and troubleshooting tools made to our customer support organization
Work closely with Site Reliability Engineers to ensure services are reliable, scalable, manageable, and supportable
Excel as an engineer and be a productive member of the team where leadership is a behavioral trait, not a title
Actively contribute to the adoption of strong software architecture, development best practices, and new technologies. We are always improving the process of building software; we need you to help contribute
Experience Designing and Maintaining REST APIs
Experience architecting, designing and developing testable, fault-tolerant, scalable and highly-available (>= 99.95% uptime etc.) software
Experience with Java JVM and Java Microservices Framework and Application Servers such as Spring, Spring Boot, Akka, Vert.X, Tomcat, JBoss
Experience operating and tuning Java server applications and knowledge about JVM internals (Memory & CPU Profiling)
Experience with SQL databases and NoSQL next generation distributed data stores (Cassandra/MongoDB/CouchDB) and database optimizations
Ability to define schemas for various types of data and types of access, setup appropriate data stores (MySQL, Elastic Search) and operate them at scale
Experience with CI/CD practices (Pipelines, graceful shutdown, A/B upgrade, canary upgrades, …) and tools (Jenkins, Spinnaker etc..)
Automated testing experience (Junit/testing, Mockito + Jmeter/Gatling.io)
Container experience – Docker
International experience (working in or with multi-cultural distributed environments)
Skills considered as a good plus
Experience with load-balancing, In memory data grid technologies – Infinispan, Redis …
Experience with exposing Monitoring HTTP Services Metrics through tools such as Datadog, Prometheus, Graphana, APM
Experience with securing HTTP Services as part of DevSecOps
Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, AWS ECS)
Experience with Serverless
Ideally, you have experience in a SaaS production DevOps environment where you ship rapidly and often. AWS experience or similar cloud-based offerings.
Technical writing skills
You have worked in an Agile development environment.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with fast moving team and changing requirements
Ability to work with independent thinkers who are highly technical and passionate
Ownership: Act as one company—one team: Care first about Telestax, not your role or your department. Own your stuff, no question, but go beyond your role; help before you are asked. Everything you need to make things happen, you do it
Telestax is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.