Senior Developer, Messaging Platform (Java)

  • Global Relay
  • London, UK
  • Feb 19, 2020
Full time Software Development Software Engineering Technology

Job Description

Your Role:

The Senior Backend Developer, Messaging Platform, is a member of a small, highly focused team, responsible for building services for a highly scalable and robust messaging system, using leading edge technologies. This is an opportunity to work alongside some of the best Java developers in London and apply your craft in an environment that encourages creative thinking and autonomy. We encourage our developers to think beyond a single component to build complete system solutions. Challenge yourself by learning new technologies, and apply your skills across our different projects and application domains. If you are committed to code that is clean, well-tested, well-reviewed, performant and secure then you’ll fit in around here.

 

Tech Stack:

  •  NoSQL DBs (Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, Zookeeper)
  • Serialization libraries (Thrift, Protocol Buffers)
  • Large scale data processing (Hadoop, Kafka)
  • Dependency injection frameworks (Guice, Spring)
  • CQRS frameworks (Axon)
  • Text search engines (Lucene, ElasticSearch)

 

Your Job:

  • Design, implement and provide architectural guidance in deploying microservices as a part of an agile development team
  • Migrate existing services to microservices, with the goal of reducing complexity at the design and architecture level
  • Write unit and integration tests for your Java code
  • Collaborate with testers in development of test cases for Java code
  • Develop deployment systems for Java based systems
  • Collaborate with product owners on user story generation and refinement
  • Monitor and support the operation of production systems
  • Participate in knowledge sharing activities with colleagues

 

About You:

  • Minimum 8 years of Java development experience in an Agile environment, building scalable, multi-threaded applications and services 
  • API development experience in service and resource-oriented architectures
  • Fluency with Linux
  • Experience doing performance tuning
  • Passion for Test Driven Development
  • Understanding of network protocols such as HTTP, TLS, TCP
  • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
    • 3rd generation messaging systems
    • Backends for mobile messaging systems
    • SIP or XMPP
    • Soft real-time systems
    • Big Data technologies, such as Hadoop, Kafka, and Cassandra, to build applications that contain petabytes of data and process millions of transactions per day
    • Cloud computing, virtualization and containerization
    • Continuous integration systems
    • Deployment technology such as Ansible

 

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, supervision, eDiscovery, and analytics to the global financial sector. We deliver services to over 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports over 50 data types, including email, instant messaging, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, and mobile messaging.

 

We’ve won major awards for our growth, management, and culture – including the Deloitte Fast 50 Leadership Award, Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and the Deloitte-sponsored Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards. Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in seven other cities across the world, including London and other major financial centers like New York and Chicago.

 

We’ve recently expanded our London operations to better serve our UK and EU customers. Our brand-new, four-story EMEA headquarters at 45 Cannon Street (near St. Paul’s Cathedral) features state-of-the-art amenities, a spectacular view of the city, and a conference centre for customer events. More importantly, it’s the base of Global Relay’s next major technical initiative, and where we will be building our next-generation products. We currently have over 450 employees worldwide, with plans to grow the London office significantly and have a 150-strong team in London by 2020. The Development team in London will work alongside our Business teams, solving complex and exciting business and technical problems.

 

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. These opportunities include working alongside members of our senior leadership team, receiving mentoring from seasoned technology and business professionals, and doing business with the world’s largest, most influential banks and enterprise organizations.

 

To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.

 

Think you’re a great fit for this job? Apply today with your CV and covering letter.