Technical Lead - Backend

Cluj-Napoca, Romania /
R&D – Engineering /
Full-time
Do you want to shape the future of enterprise software?

At Aera Technology, we apply Internet scale technology to the challenges facing enterprise businesses. Think of the self-driving car: connected, always-on, thinking, and autonomous. Our mission is to enable companies in the same way.
The Lead Software Engineer is a hands-on role that will work closely with our Product Owners to iterate quickly on the features and APIs, interact with one or more engineering teams to define the architecture, and implement features based on precise understanding of the requirements.

As a technical lead in our global engineering organization, the candidate will mentor and lead talented local/remote teams, and collaborate with other teams as well.

Responsibilities

    • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code and automation
    • Strong experience leading design and implementation of robust and highly scalable servicesDemonstrated ability to mentor engineers and lead projects
    • Strong OOD and SOA principles, with the ability to implement them in JavaHas a passion to produce high quality deliverables while working with cross-functional teams
    • Ability to handle a fast paced environment for iterative project turnarounds on mission critical systems
    • Team/Leadership qualifications 
    • Demonstrated ability or open to working with global teams across time zonesHas a passion to produce high quality deliverables 
    • Participate in design and code reviews
    • Maintain the CI/CD and improve release pipelineIdentify bottlenecks and bugs in applications, and devise solutions to ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications

About You

    • 8+ yrs experience in Java, J2EE, Tomcat, multithreading and caching techniques
    • 2+ yrs experience in Java 8 (Streams, Lambda)
    • Experience with working on Spring/ORM, Microservice frameworks, Dockers, GIT, Gradle and Linux platforms
    • Experience building secure, complex, and scalable APIs, from design through deployment
    • Solid understanding of writing and delivering testable quality code, from the ground upExperience with SQL development, data modeling and complex data structures for high-volume and high-velocity data
    • Experience in working with NOSQL technologies like REDIS, MongoDBSolid understanding and experience with OAuth, Logging and Security frameworks
    • Hands-on experience with frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, Mockito
    • Hands-on experience with code quality frameworks/tools such as SonarQube, pmd, checkstyle etc.
    • Strong educational background with Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or a related area

Nice to Have

    • Experience with streaming data and complex event processing systemsWorking knowledge in AWS, Kafka, Apache Spark, Elasticsearch
    • Python scripting is a plus

Perks and Benefits

    • Stock Options:  We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future success
    • Medical:  A medical subscription to one of the main private healthcare clinic networks (Regina Maria) 
    • Employee Referral Program:  Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
    • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content through Udemy, our online learning platform. Udemy offers thousands of courses to help you learn new skills - whether for your professional development or your personal interests
    • Paid Time Off:  Based on seniority, you can benefit from extra annual leave days (up to 5 extra days) 
    • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages
    • Events and Extras:  We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
    • Work Schedule:  We’re open to a hybrid work model, and can offer a flexible daily schedule depending on your role
    • Note: We’re continuously re-evaluating these to offer the best for our Aeranauts, so these are subject to change for the better
At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our platform is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to identify and respond to market opportunities faster.

If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and implementing it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build this!