Core Software Engineer

Architecture Porto, Portugal


The role

We are looking for a Core Software Engineer for integrate our architecture group. You will both provide foundation services/frameworks to be used by other engineering teams and work with your fellow architects to discover new ways to improve our world class e-commerce platform’s underlying technology.
If you are ready to embrace new exciting challenges, have the desire of continuously gather and share knowledge, and apply it in a practical way then we want to hear from you.

What you'll do

  • Develop and manage foundation services, applications and frameworks used by multiple platforms and engineering teams;
  • Work with architects to search and research new technologies;
  • Provide operational support for kick-starting technical projects and validate technical solutions;
  • Support operational auditing of platforms;
  • Stay up to speed with all backend and web technologies, software architecture principles and design patterns;
  • Be knowledgeable on performance and security topics;
  • Understand the full development lifecycle with emphasis on software quality processes;
  • Design simple solutions to complex business problems assuring availability and performance;
  • Work with the following technologies: Apache Cassandra, Neo4j, Redis, MongoDB, Core, Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Identity Server, OpenID Connect.

Who you are

  • Passionate about solving large-scale engineering challenges;
  • Eager to learn and share knowledge;
  • A solution driven person;
  • An excellent team player with good communication skills (Portuguese and English);
  • A person with good attention to detail and ability to assimilate, sort through and aggregate complex information quickly and effectively;
  • A professional with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a developer engineer;
  • Proficient in C# or similar object oriented programming language;
  • Knowledgeable of best practices, methodologies and design patterns for writing applications;
  • Knowledgeable of SOA and service communication using RESTful APIs;
  • Proficient in using unit testing frameworks;
  • Experienced in developing large scale distributed applications;
  • A problem solver and proactive person;
  • An enthusiast with personal projects in any of this related points is also a plus