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Backend Software Engineer

Krakow, Poland

About Zendesk (and Base)

We founded Base in 2009 based on a strong internal belief that businesses deserve better, smarter software. We’ve grown to over 5,000 customers across the globe and in September 2018 got acquired by Zendesk to shape the future of customer relationship management together.

Our mentality is to take the art of sales and transform it into actionable information to help sales organizations take their growth to the next level. We believe in a collaborative working style with a bias towards rapid prototyping, experimentation and a strong curiosity for our customers and their needs.

Role Description

With a full-fledged microservices-based architecture, strong DevOps culture, internal PaaS and Continuous Delivery, Zendesk gives you the opportunity to build a high-scale distributed system that is used by thousands of people every day.

As a Backend Software Engineer, you will play a key role in shaping the engineering stack at Zendesk, being responsible for the design, development and deployment of new code to production. This can range from implementing rich web experiences to designing and developing backend infrastructure components and API’s used by all of our interfaces.

Take a look to learn more about the things we do with Java:

Required skills and experience

  • Command of Java and OOP techniques
  • Great understanding of modern Java concepts and ecosystem
  • Passionate about delivering high-quality code
  • Driven to constantly develop and learn new things, e.g. non-Java technologies run on JVM
  • Eagerness to learn and work with different technologies like Ruby

Nice to have

  • Experience in working with complex, distributed systems and scalable, highly available architectures
  • Experience in developing microservices
  • Experience with some scripting language (Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration and a fan of Continuous Delivery
  • Commits to open source projects
  • You know your way around UNIX systems

What we offer

  • Ownership of the projects you work on
  • Team of passionate people who love what they do
  • Interesting projects, ability to implement your own ideas and improvements
  • Opportunity to learn and grow

And everything you need to do your job effectively:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Proffesional development fund
  • Comfortable office, choice of your own laptop and other tools, daily catered breakfasts and lunches

Who will you meet

Piotr Płaneta Product Team Leader is hiring for this role.

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