Job Detail: Lead Software Engineer - Java | Porto, Portugal

Lead Software Engineer - Java | Porto, Portugal

Software Engineer
  • Full-time
  • Senior
  • Porto, Portugal
  • English
  • 2019-05-08

Cross Border Talents is recruiting a Lead Software Engineer to join one of our Clients in Porto, Portugal.

Building upon the success of our Client's current products, they are increasing our technical team to help realize new, complex features in their software platform. The implementation of these features will include regular communication with mechanical engineers, data scientists, software engineers, and other team members. Consequently, we seek software engineers who are excited about solar energy and related engineering concepts and are comfortable shipping production ready code.

Responsibilities as the Lead Software Engineer:

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will implement and take ownership of new features realized in our Client's platform. Working closely with the CTO (who is also an active software engineer), you will partake in daily meetings and help communicate timelines and technical challenges to the rest of the team as they pertain to current project scopes.

Your primary code contribution will come in the form of backend Java code, with periodic frontend Javascript (Angular) tasks and database creation/maintenance. You should be comfortable creating and consuming REST APIs and asynchronous server communication, and understand how to apply big O notation to assess algorithmic efficiency.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our Client's AWS microservices written in a range of languages and using various cloud technologies/services.

Requirements for the Lead Software Engineer Position:

  • Degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing and delivering commercial software
  • Expert level skill in Java, with experience in other modern backend programming languages
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming best practices and the ability to realize them in Java
  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of REST API best practices
  • Experience deploying and maintaining products on AWS
  • Experience with the full software development life cycle
  • Eligible to work in the European Union
  • Passionate about renewable energy technology and solutions to climate change

Cross Border Talents' Client offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open Vacation Policy

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