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Staff Java Developer (Platform Services)



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 Experience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

Learn more on our company website at www.8x8.com follow our pages on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer to join 8x8's technology team. As one of the most senior individual contributors on the team, you will pitch in the technical initiatives for the Platform services, ensuring that our solutions are scalable and sustainable. You'll get to help grow the team by promoting best practices, supporting and contributing to key projects, as well as mentoring fellow engineers.

What will you build?

The team's mission is to build a reliable and resilient backbone for provisioning 8x8’s communications platform. You will be part of a development team that is involved in the entire life cycle of the product: from development to deployment and covers a wide functional area including telephone extension configuration, licensing or voicemails.

How will you do it?

We adopted the Microservices architectural style and run our systems in a hybrid Public Cloud - Private DataCenter infrastructure.

Our Agile Process is continuously improved in order to support our Continuous Delivery mindset and fast evolving business needs.

We are firm believers that Quality relies on healthy engineering practices like:

  • Well articulated Technical Design

  • API First

  • Great Code

  • Extensive and candid Peer Reviews

  • Qualitative and quantitative test coverage as per the Pyramid of Tests

  • Excellent Documentation

What you’ll do at 8x8:

  • Deliver well-tested, maintainable and scalable software solutions

  • Ensure that we have insights into the health of our production systems

  • Lead technical discovery across our Platform services to meet our fast evolving business needs

  • Coach and mentor engineers, perform code reviews and architectural reviews

What you bring to the team:

  • Architecture and development experience in backend engineering, with focus on micro service architecture, Domain Driven Design and RESTful services

  • A good understanding of distributed systems and event based architectures (using Kafka)

  • A strong Java core knowledge with exposure to Java 8 / 11 / 17

  • Strong knowledge of the Spring ecosystem: Spring Boot, Spring Cloud

  • Proficiency in database technologies (MySql)

  • Experience with CI / CD for application deployment to the Cloud (AWS / OCI) relying on Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with monitoring and tracing tools like Wavefront, New Relic, Oracle Logging Analytics, Grafana or similar

  • Strong communication skills, ability to navigate ambiguity and exercise good judgment when making decisions

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