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Senior Software Engineer (Java-DevOps) Shenzhen, China

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Senior Software Engineer (Java-DevOps) Description

Job #: 50635
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


We are looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer (Java-DevOps) specializing in JavaScript in Shenzhen to make the team stronger.

We Value

Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.


  • Develop new functionality using Agile approach:
    • Solution design and documenting, proposal
    • Integration with other systems (feeds, REST, JMS, etc.)
    • Development, testing, and Production launch
  • Run client’s demo and education sessions
  • Be a member of a cross-functional team that experiments with new technology and proactively searches for the best solutions and ideas in the marketplace
  • Coordinate your work with other developers to deliver first-class technological solutions in a positive, fun, yet challenging and deadline driven environment
  • Work closely with both internal and external Product and Technology teams, in order to find technological solutions and perspectives in the product development process
  • Provide input on, follow and evangelize code quality guidelines and standards
  • Participate in code reviews to highlight best of breed solutions
  • Identify/troubleshoot application code-related issues, review and provide feedback on any required final user documentation
  • Zealously pursue the status of crucial team member by rising to the challenge of quickly learning the current workflows of build technologies and automation
  • Design, implement, and maintain continuous build and deployment delivery mechanisms, leveraging innovative programmatic solutions and automation
  • Consult technical personnel and management of our client including those at CEO level on the industry-best practices, discuss, persuade and agree on the most innovative approaches applicable in client landscape
  • Proactively identify and drive automation of tasks associated with end-to-end deployment delivery
  • Take initiative in discovering existing and new challenges pertaining to the build and deployment for our customers, seeking to improve, resolve, and streamline tools and processes to meet delivery challenges
  • Function as a team member supporting the organization by driving the end-to-end stability and availability of tools and environments used by our customers to support the build and deployment
  • Develop and maintain documentation and diagrams outlining automated solutions and environmental architecture


  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related majors
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Java Developer within production projects
  • Good knowledge of Java Core
  • Good understanding of DevOps Principles, Processes
  • Experience of tool chains for CI/CD pipeline: Jenkins, TeamCity etc
  • Expertise in Test Driven development
  • Highly experienced in designing/implementing solutions using Spring (Core, Boot, Batch, MVC, Integration), Hibernate, REST Web Services, XML, XSD, parsers, XPath
  • Good knowledge of RDBMS: SQL (preferably Oracle)
  • Experienced in using building tools such as Maven, Gradle
  • Hands-on experience in best practices in testing and developing of good/clean code
  • VCS: Git (at least 1 year of experience within production projects)
  • Good automation skills using tools such as Ansible, Bash Scripting, Unix etc
  • Self-management and strong prioritization skills
  • Readiness to ask questions - go straight to the client, collect and analyze needs
  • Ability to create necessary documentation (incl. PRD, Test Cases, Design Docs, etc.) instead of waiting for a perfectly shaped task
  • Thinker with agile mindset, who can cope with changes without undue distress
  • Capability of working in agile environment without direct supervision
  • In depth understanding of different phases of software development lifecycle and understanding of Agile Scrum processes
  • Good interpersonal skills, analytical mind, get things done attitude, and passion for engineering excellence
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate engineering problems in order to find the best possible solution
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to changing requirements and priorities
  • Active learner who is passionate about technology and keeps up to date with technology changes
  • Good English communication skills & experience in client-facing communications (developers communicate with stakeholders directly)
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR B1) or higher level of spoken and written English

Nice to have

  • Experience of NoSQL databases
  • Experience of docker
  • Experience of monitoring Tools

We offer

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule
  • Online training library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Referral bonuses
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Opportunities for self-realization
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