Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Engineering  |  Beijing, China

Position description

Position at LinkedIn

Sr. Software Engineer — Backend

Beijing Office

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*Designing and developing high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems and delivering high-availability and performance
*Collaborate with global team, leverage global tech stack and make localized improvement
*Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review

Basic Qualifications

*BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
*4+ years of Java development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

*Experience in highly-available, low-latency applications performing under heavy load
*Experience in contributing to open-source projects
*Experience in Java frameworks and technologies such as JSF, JPA, JSP, Spring, Hibernate, Servlets, SAX, ORM
*Experience in database development such as Oracle SQL, MySQL, NoSQL databases
*Experience in Version Control Systems & Enterprise Java Application Deployment (Maven, Ant, Git)
*Strong communication skills and good English ability

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