Software Engineer II - Java

Job ID: 4454

Description

Do you take pride in the simplicity and elegance of your code?

Are you looking to apply your creative problem-solving skills to the most innovative cloud-based enterprise software?

Do you want to write code that reaches thousands of high-profile companies such as The New York Times and Verizon?

Upland hires the top global developers and lets them do what they do best. Unlike other jobs, where a lot of your work involves internal managerial tasks and meetings with clients who don't know what they want, in this role you will focus on doing what you enjoy the most. Shipping high-quality production code that matters. Every day.

We have a strong engineering culture focused on giving developers ownership and autonomy over their tasks. In this role, you will apply your expertise to modernize a range of legacy products, turning them into state-of-the-art cloud-native applications, ready for deployment. You will quickly but thoroughly understand the ins and outs of different platforms to then creatively problem-solve to implement the simplest, most elegant solution to the issue at hand.

This 100%-remote, work-from-anywhere position is an exciting next step for the experienced developer that is tired of working with old tech. Sharpen your skills and help us deliver our suite of top-quality, cloud-based software packages to millions of users globally.

What you will be doing

  • Writing high quality production code
  • Learning how different platforms work
  • Shipping new features and improving software quality by delivering what the specs outline
  • Applying our metrics-driven agile approach

Key Responsibilities

  • Re-design, re-build and re-factor essential B2B products before re-deploying them as true cloud-native applications
  • Focus on feature development, API development, and performance improvements

Candidate Requirements

  • A university degree (BS, MS, or PhD) that included in-depth study of data structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming, computer architecture, and software engineering  OR at least  5 years of of experience writing code at a company that ships a software service or product (not including internships or trainee programs)
  • At least 3 years of recent experience working on a professional team, developing and unit testing new features for complex production system (not including internships or trainee programs)
  • Proficiency in Java for software development and web applications 
  • Proficiency with MySQL and No-SQL databases
  • Daily work schedule that significantly overlaps with standard Eastern Time Zone (GMT-5) work hours 
  • Excellent English verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment

Nice to have

  • Experience with Scala
  • Experience with AWS
Apply Now