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Back-end Engineer

Gradle Enterprise is a first-of-its-kind product that software teams use to accelerate and optimize Gradle and Apache Maven™ builds.

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Gradle Enterprise is a first-of-its-kind product that software teams use to accelerate and optimize Gradle and Apache Maven™ builds. It comprises several facets including large volume data ingestion and processing, complex data analysis and visualization, and distributed caching and execution systems. 

Our software is used by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, Airbnb, Spotify, and Twitter. We regularly collaborate with these and other users to make our products continuously better.

Profile

We are looking for back-end engineers with a demonstrated ability to efficiently deliver and maintain robust and useful software based solutions, as part of a collaborative team.

Our ideal candidates have a success record of delivering testable, evolvable, and scalable back-end architectures to production. While not necessarily build experts, they do exhibit a deep understanding and interest in the automation domain and in developer productivity. They thrive on challenging development and integration problems, understand the nuances of performance and memory optimization, possess and can capably articulate strong opinions, and feel comfortable collaborating with a distributed team.

Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing robust solutions

  • Applying automated quality assurance

  • Employing modern software development techniques and practices

  • Doing user research, outreach and support

  • Assisting clients during trials and in production

  • Managing individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

  • Contributing to changes that improve the team’s velocity and efficiency

Minimum qualifications

  • 5 years of software development experience

  • Experience programming in Java 8 or later

  • Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems

  • Working proficiency and communication skills in written and verbal English

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience developing large-scale web applications

  • Experience with AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes

  • Experience automating the software build and delivery process

  • Experience developing and maintaining Gradle and/or Maven builds

  • Ability to debug, profile, and optimize code

  • Ability to perform and receive code reviews

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills

  • Interest and ability to learn new software development skills and techniques

What we offer

  • Developing a unique software product used by other software engineers that love it

  • Tackling and solving together challenging performance, scalability, and usability problems

  • Collaborating closely and daily with remote colleagues distributed across the globe

  • In-person onboarding in Switzerland and yearly, extraordinary company offsite event

  • Opportunities for growth in technical and managerial responsibilities

  • Attractive compensation package including company equity

Location

  • Anywhere in the world with working conditions that allow for seamless collaboration with your colleagues through email, chat, and video streaming

How to apply

The following is required with your application:

  • Submit your cover letter, your resume, and a build scan link via the form below

  • Explain in your cover letter why you want to work on the Gradle Enterprise product

  • Create a build scan for any OSS project and tag it with back-end-engineer

Next steps

After applying, familiarize yourself with the Gradle Enterprise hiring process to understand the next steps.

About us

We are committed and skilled software engineers, product designers, and marketing experts who are passionate about developer productivity. We take pride in delivering products that are relied upon daily by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Spotify, and Twitter.

Our team is globally distributed but deeply connected. We value our interpersonal relationships as much as we value our achievements. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other and together. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Visit our careers page to learn more about the company and see other open positions. Visit Glassdoor to read what current and former Gradle employees have to say about the company.

Listen to Marc Philipp describing his work on the Gradle Enterprise Back-End Engineering team.

About this role

February 2nd, 2022

August 10th, 2021

Full Time

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Our mission is to transform how software is built and shipped

At Gradle, Inc our mission is to transform how software is built and shipped.

We are the company behind both the popular open source Gradle Build Tool and our commercial product, Gradle Enterprise.

Gradle Build Tool is an open source build system used by millions of developers. Gradle is at the heart of the Continuous Delivery pipeline at some of the most advanced software companies in the world including Linkedin, Netflix and many more.

Gradle Enterprise is a self-hosted product that gives developers and build engineers the data and services to maintain fast reliable, builds for huge gains in developer productivity. Companies like Tableau, Workday, and SAP/Successfactors use Gradle Enterprise to dramatically increase developer productivity and software delivery output.

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