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Sr. Software Development Engineer - REMOTE

South Florida Tech Hub

South Florida Tech Hub

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024


This is a 100% fully remote role. Work virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

Varis is a well-funded and fast-growing technology startup. Our incredible team includes top industry leaders with decades of experience. We are innovation driven, customer centric, and ready to transform eProcurement. Our culture is focused on bold vision, launching the simplest (yet still valuable) initial solution to learn, then either failing or scaling fast. We seek teammates who drive value creation, are great problem solvers, have strong interpersonal savvy, and can successfully learn on the fly! Joining us now is a ground-floor opportunity to shape our limitless future. On our team you will: see and feel the direct impact of your work; be surrounded by passionate people; learn how to be an entrepreneur; and be at the center of a highly dynamic business model with tremendous individual and collective potential. As a Sr. SDE, you will be an integral team member of our innovative Product & Technology organization, contributing greatly to this pivotal transformation in the B2B space.

What You’ll Do

The role of Sr. SDE is to design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience. Working as an integral part of an Agile development team, this role will require close and continuous collaboration with the team Lead Developers, Product Owner, Business Analysts and fellow team members to translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs which will be implemented as production-ready application code using Java and/or Golang. Ideal candidates should have solid coding skills in Java and/or Golang, preferably with 3 to 6 years of development experience in one of these or similar languages. Candidates should have a working knowledge with at least one public cloud platform and some experience of application containerization (e.g. Kubernetes / Docker etc.)

Primary responsibilities include:

Translate user stories and functional requirements into resilient & secure technical designs.
Design, build and maintain high-quality technology solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience.
Ensure application SLAs are met by employing appropriate monitoring and alerting tools as required by each supported application.
Work with development leads to assist in developing overall application technology design activities; assist with the identification and definition of key architectures, components and interfaces, design of data model and data/information flows.
Work with Product Owners to help prioritize development activities and estimate level of effort.
Focus on professional development through our wide array of learning opportunities for continued growth within the Varis team.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
A minimum of 5 years of work experience in software engineering/development.

Technical Competencies:

Java EE and/or Golang
Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Vertx, GraphQL
Ability to create unit tests, performance and integration tests (jUnit, jMeter/k6 & Postman/Newman)
Kubernetes and/or Docker
NoSQL DB (e.g. Couchbase / MongoDB / Elastic)
RDBMS (e.g. MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL Server / Oracle)
Linux/Unix basics
Tomcat, Netty, Jetty, JBoss, Nginx a plus.
Familiarity with any of the following is a plus: Shell scripting, Python, Nodejs, Oauth, JWT, EKS, GKE, AKS.
Skills and Abilities:

Natural problem solver
Ability to mentally model complex systems
Ability to break down complex problems into smaller, less complex problems
Personal Attributes:

Team player
Detail orientated
Strong communicator
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all required responsibilities and skills. Other duties and special projects may be assigned per business needs. Job descriptions are subject to change at any time with or without notice. Varis is wholly owned by The ODP Corporation, which is the legal employer of Varis associates. ODP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.