Software Engineer

Engineering Reading, United Kingdom

Job ID 21-181

Come Join Our Passionate Team!  At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, & use. We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 220,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level.

The Cloud-to-Cloud Backup team is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Reading UK-based team in Barracuda's Data, Network, and Application security division. You'll be part of the team building the next generation of our Cloud-to-Cloud Backup product, which serves to protect our customers' Office 365 emails, files, and historical revisions against accidental or malicious data loss for purposes of backup, compliance, and disaster recovery. You will work to design, develop, test, debug, deploy, maintain and improve the core backend services while working closely with the frontend and QA teams. The technologies you'll be using include Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, gRPC, and Azure Cloud Services, including Cosmos DB, Blob storage, AKS, and Azure DevOps CI/CD.

What you’ll be working on

  • Design, implement and test features, improvements and optimizations for the product
  • Find and fix bugs in production and development environments
  • Uphold high standards for code quality and architecture, including the use of SOLID design principles
  • Mentor team members in design and development best practices
  • Thoughtfully give, and gracefully receive, rigorous code reviews
  • Develop and interpret metrics to monitor production system performance
  • On-call rotation for the services your team is responsible for
  • Document and communicate research and results

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor's degree in a technology field, or equivalent work experience
  • Software development experience in object-oriented programming (C#, C++, Java)
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, including root cause analysis
  • Curiosity and drive to learn and investigate unfamiliar systems
  • Proficiency in C# or Go is strongly preferred, with an enthusiasm to learn the other
  • Proficiency in developing software in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Proficiency in using Git
  • Experience writing automated tests (unit, component, integration, and end-to-end)
  • Experience building and deploying applications in the public cloud
  • Experience building and using Docker containers
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to communicate via video-conferencing and text-based chat (especially during COVID-19)

The following are considered a plus:

  • Kubernetes and Helm experience
  • gRPC experience
  • Azure cloud services experience (Blob, Cosmos DB, AKS, Azure DevOps)
  • Experience logging, monitoring, and tracing microservices in production
  • Jenkins experience

What you’ll get from us

A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility – there are many opportunities for cross training and the ability to define your next career step within Barracuda. We support employees who want to explore other areas of interest.

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