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Senior Java Backend Engineer - Operations Platform Team



Software Engineering, Operations
Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

We're looking for a driven Senior Backend Java Engineer to join our Operations Platform team.

Our self-organized and cross-functional team is architecting, building and running tools for Operations Department stakeholders and users to have seamless and consistent user experience across various products that there are in place (the platform).

Currently we are a Product Owner, 2 Senior Backend Engineers, 2 Senior Frontend Engineers, Senior UX designer and, as a team, we fully own the product line and the architectural and technical decisions. We build our product end to end and can leverage cutting-edge technologies for our solutions.

Our current technology stack includes:
Java, Spring
Infrastructure: Kubernetes, AWS, Docker, Terraform
Databases: AWS RDS (MySQL), AWS DocumentDB (MongoDB), AWS OpenSearch (Elasticsearch)
Alerting and Monitoring: Rollbar, Datadog, Kibana, PagerDuty
Queues and events: producing/consuming various events in Java via Kafka, AWS SQS
Testing frameworks: JUnit
Emailing: AWS SES
CI/CD: Gitlab CI
IDE: IntelliJ Idea

If you're interested in process automation and contributing to a great customer experience, read on:

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • You will be part of a self-organized, cross-functional team owning the operation management and traffic control products and will hence directly contribute to the success of the business;
  • You and your team will place our users at the center when developing solutions together;
  • You drive the development process using an Agile environment;
  • You will be able to design new products from scratch and frequently deliver new versions of existing products, using continuous integration and automation;
  • You will work with and learn how to use cutting-edge technologies and tools;
  • Lead technical decisions inside and across teams to improve technical excellence through lateral leadership;
  • Contribute to find the best solutions for getting, organizing and providing customer service products that make our operations easier;
  • Be a mentor and coach for your colleagues.

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • 5+ years experience working as a Java Backend Engineer
  • Strong experience with Spring framework, NoSQL and SQL databases, and message queue systems (e.g Kafka);
  • Strong understanding of software development best practices, including code quality, testing, and deployment;
  • Experience with microservices architecture and related technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles and tools (e.g Terraform, DataDog);
  • You believe in "You build it, you run it!";
  • Experience with distributed systems development;
  • Upper-intermediate level of English or higher;
  • You enjoy working within an agile setup.

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule with trust-based hours and up to 60 days of working from (m)anywhere. We are an office-first company, and we encourage all employees to come regularly to their local office.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!

About Flix

We are a global mobility provider with headquarters in Europe and the United States. Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and our journey has just begun.

Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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