Senior Java Developer

We are looking for a Senior Java Developer with strong programming and analytical skills to join our smart and nice team in Sofia.

Heads up:

We are as interested in your work experience as we are in the kind of person you are. At Melon we believe there are three key qualities to being a good teammate, as well as client: being smart, delivering results and being nice. This is why beyond your skills, we value character, reason and sense of humor, and we appreciate potential for growth.

Our team is supportive, hard-working and friendly and we like to keep it this way. If you would like to join Melon, here is what you will do most of the time:

  • Work on custom projects for clients, sometimes very closely with their team

  • Keep a healthy communication with your project manager and client

  • Take active part in all project stages – analysis, estimation, documentation, coding, bug fixing and support

  • Develop our own products
  • Learn from your colleagues and teach them what you know 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years commercial software experience
  • An excellent understanding of Java
  • Good knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written
  • Experience handling large data sets
  • Basic knowledge of cloud-based services (AWS is a plus)
  • Knowledge and experience in microservices and distributed systems (Spring Cloud is a big plus)
  • Knowledge of relational data storage and one or more non-relational data stores - key/value, columnar, document (Redshift, Cassandra a plus)

What will give you an edge:

  • Good knowledge in Netflix Common Runtime Services & Libraries
  • Good knowledge and experience of Elastic services and tools – ELK and APM
  • Experience with developing batch/streaming data processing pipelines
  • Building RESTful API’s for applications to consume
  • Integration experience with third party API’s
  • Understanding of Big O notation and performance analysis
  • Performance analysis of JVM technology
  • PostgreSQL (or MySQL) with advanced techniques such as partitioning and indexing
  • Salesforce is a plus

Education:

Computer Science or other related fields and/or demonstrated capability through previous experience.

What we offer: 

  • This is a full-time position that comes with an excellent salary and an opportunity to grow within the company based on demonstrated merit. 

  • Flexible working hours and no overtime. 

  • Additional health insurance that guarantees fast access to contracted health services.

  • Our training policy for technical and other skills-related events, courses and certifications. 

  • Work-from-home. 

  • Our performance evaluation policy that paves the roadmap of personal career development. 

  • Co-subsidized MultiSport cards, transportation, parking. 

  • Refreshments and fruits at our offices.

  • Self-care program that provides individual and team psychological consultations.
  • Annual team building that gathers together the offices from Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo and Skopje.

  • Mini-team buildings and other local company events that run throughout the year.

What’s Key about Melon? 

You get an opportunity to tackle challenging work tasks in a dynamic, but supportive organization. Our company culture is people-oriented and informal. This mix attracts good teammates and interesting clients. 

To apply, please send your CV with the position reference in the subject. If you have written relevant code, we encourage you to send an example. 

Your application will be treated with confidentiality. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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