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Senior Software Engineer, Java



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Job Description

Where you’ll work: Anywhere within Hungary

Customer Support Platform at GoTo

We’re the trailblazers of remote work technology. We build robust, flexible work software that empowers everyone to live their best life at work and beyond. And blaze even more trails along the way. There’s ample room for growth, so you can also blaze your trail. We build customer support websites for all products offered by GoTo. When you join GoTo CSP team, you’ll take on a vital role in this process and see your work be used by millions of users worldwide.

Your Day to Day

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you would be working on the following:

Technical Leadership --- You will provide technical leadership, including technical designs, and mentoring members of the team

Back-End development --- You will be responsible for developing and maintaining custom content-centric web applications with the Brightspot Content Management System. You will debug, troubleshoot, and support complex back-end systems.

Team knowledge base --- You will actively use and contribute to knowledge-sharing opportunities: documentation, training, best practices, and retrospectives. You will participate in code reviews and collaborative decision-making. You are joining a Scrum Team, where your active contribution is required: work in sprints, manage tickets, join in backlog refinement, retrospectives etc.

Team Collaboration --- fostering teamwork and communication within our team to improve productivity, efficiency, and overall team knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of team dynamics, communication tools, and agile techniques.

What We’re Looking For

As Senior Backend Engineer, your background will look like this:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or another relevant degree, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of relevant, professional software development experience, including predominantly back-end engineering experience

  • Expertise in Java, RESTful applications, and web applications with Java using at least one framework (e.g., Spring Web, etc.)

  • Proficiency in SQL (NoSQL is a plus)

  • Experience maintaining and either refactoring code of high complexity or implementing replacement modules/components

  • Clear and concise technical communications in English

What GoTo offers:

  • Full remote work option within Hungary and on-demand seat in our Astoria office

  • Time-off benefits, volunteering days, parental, and pet leave

  • Private health insurance, life insurance and eye care

  • Adoption, Tuition and Reading Reimbursement, English Course

  • Employee Resource Groups and GoTo Gives CSR program – a fun, and inclusive community

At GoTo, diversity and inclusion are key to creating a thriving and dynamic work environment. Our team of GoGetters is driven to learn, explore, connect, and collaborate, valuing the unique perspectives that everyone brings to the table. We take pride in providing our employees with comprehensive benefits, wellness programs, recognition, and opportunities for learning and development worldwide. Our commitment to creating an inclusive space for everyone, regardless of gender, identity, or background, ensures that all team members can contribute to our success and thrive personally and professionally. Learn more