Java Back-end Developer

Brasil | DevGrid | Full-time | Fully remote


DevGrid is a UK-based high-end software consultancy with its development base in Brazil and operations across Europe and the USA. We believe that world-class software can only be built by a motivated and enthusiastic team, and in an environment that promotes creativity and free-thinking.


You will join a team of world-class engineers building a comprehensive IoT platform to collect, ingest, store, display, and analyze real-time data from connected sensors. The system's back-end is responsible for creating the foundational platform to manage millions of events per day and build secure and performant integration APIs.


This role is a great opportunity for anyone looking to work in a progressive environment and be part of a high-performance international team with lots of opportunities to learn and grow all aspects of your technical and non-tech skills.

Summary of Responsibilities:


  • Design, develop and implement proof of concept and production-ready middleware and back-end services either stand-alone or to be consumed by other applications/layers.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting.
  • Create extensible, modular middleware/backend services to be used by other layers.
  • Research and development in a variety of problem domains.
  • Prepare documentation and ensure proper security and compliance with our coding standards.


Required Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Java 8, Spring Boot, SQL, RESTful services, pub/sub, Amazon AWS, Linux/Unix, TDD.
  • Experience and knowledge of distributed systems, SOA and microservices architectures.
  • Have designed and implemented scalable, distributed application systems.
  • Problem solving, complexity analysis and algorithm design.


Preferred Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related, or 7 years equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes.
  • Cassandra or other NoSQL experience is a plus.
  • MQTT, RabbitMQ or Redis.
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment a plus.
  • Stability and Capacity patterns are a big plus.
  • Have worked with international and remote teams.