Senior Software Development Engineer

London, GB
About OpenMarket
We’ve got a pretty good thing going on here at OpenMarket. We’re leaders of a mobile industry that's transforming the way customer obsessed businesses communicate with their customers. Join our team: we're friendly, caring, weirdly tenacious, and fun.
The world’s biggest brands seek us out because we love finding ways to help them make their customers’ lives easier. It’s this obsession with customer experience that helps us develop software, technology and processes that competitors all over the world desire.
OpenMarket Culture
We’re seeking enthusiastic, collaborative and resourceful people from a range of backgrounds who know how to get things done. Success comes from our culture, diversity and dynamic global team so we value people who are authentic, take ownership, and deliver together. Does this sound like you?

About the role

Would you like opportunities to explore new technologies such as ZooKeeper and Hadoop? Do you love delivering features that delight customers?
OpenMarket is currently seeking Java developers to design, build, configure, and test application software. Our architecture consists of a growing number of microservices that drive our platform. Working on a small, dedicated service team, you will ensure your services are able to scale while maintaining high-performance in a 99.99% up-time environment.
Do you value having end-to-end ownership of your services? Teams oversee the deployment, operation, monitoring, and occasional "last tier" support of the services they own.

What you'll be doing

    • You will be working to evolve OpenMarket’s data platform
    • You will be responsible for designing, building, and testing new services and features that help employees and clients get more from our data
    • You will work with a variety of data storage technologies such as Hadoop, HBase, and relational databases

What to bring

    • A collaborative working style—communicate and work well in our team environment
    • Expert-level Java server-side software design and development
    • Creative and analytical problem-solving skills
    • Thorough understanding of persistence (SQL or NoSql) and data modeling
    • Solid practices around testing to ensure quality (e.g. unit testing, TDD, integration testing, performance testing)
    • Working knowledge of Linux such as scripting and command line tools
    • Desire to lead by example by promoting standards and methodologies within your team
    • Ability to organize and provide direction to your service team

Nice to have

    • Understanding of high availability and scalability of RESTful web services and microservices
    • Familiarity with dependency injection frameworks (Spring, Guice)
    • Experience with Agile software development methodologies
    • Use of a Source Control System, e.g. GIT, Maven

You'll be a great fit if

    • You love being a part of a small, dynamic, and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow
    • You desire to work with some of the world’s top brands
    • You love finding solutions to interesting problems and figuring out how things work
    • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
    • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team
Additional Information 

This position is open in London, GB. 
OpenMarket embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. 
Employment in this position may be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal and/or credit background investigation.