Senior Backend Engineer

Lookout   •  

Boston, MA

Less than 5 years

Posted 241 days ago

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  • Contribute to building the distributed services driving Lookout product offerings
  • Work on the full lifecycle of software projects, including specification, design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Develop scalable, robust and maintainable services using Scala and/or Java that can scale to hundreds of millions of users
  • Collaborate across teams and sites to develop solutions with broad impact across the company
  • Maintain existing services and fix bugs as required
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Be part of the Level 2 on-call rotation


Languages & Tools/Technology Stacks

  • 3-5+ years of overall development experience
  • 2+ years experience with developing with a statically typed language language, preferably Scala, but including Java, C#, C++, or similar language.
  • 2+ years of “full lifecycle” software development, encompassing design, implementation, delivery, and maintenance
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile development practices

Desirable Experience

  • Functional programming in Scala
  • “Web” technologies, including HTTP(S), HTML, JavaScript, etc…, and web application security
  • Experience with SQL databases such as MySQL & Postgres or “NoSQL” databases such as Cassandra, MongoDB or DynamoDB.
  • Architecting and developing services for the Cloud (e.g, AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Background in DevOps, especially in AWS