Senior Software Engineer

  • Location

    Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Contact:

    Ryan Walker

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    JN -112021-89855_1641819419

  • Published:

    12 days ago

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We're not just the leader in the digital employee experience category, we invented the category. Our solutions combine real-time analytics, automation and employee feedback across all endpoints to help IT teams delight people at work. Our cloud-native platform pinpoints issues and solutions, automates response, and helps companies continuously improve their employees' experience, making them more productive, efficient, and happy at work. We have millions of endpoints deployed, we've surpassed $100M in ARR, and we've recently secured $180M in Series D financing for a company valuation of $1.1B, but we're just getting started.

You're an experienced Java developer and want to use your knowledge to build first-class distributed applications on modern cloud-native technologies. We're putting in place an architecture to deal with billions of events per day. Do you feel like you can help us with it? Then continue reading, you are in the right place!

Main Functions

  • You will play a very important role in developing the next generation alerting solution
  • You will build the Alerting module on AWS using Kafka
  • You will build distributed cloud-native applications using a modern open-source technology stack.
  • You will participate in all stages of software development and collaborate with different teams.

So, are you a skilled Backend Engineer with a passion for learning new things? Then come to join us!


  • Microservices and containers experience
  • Solid knowledge of core Java (8+) especially Stream API
  • Experience with both relational (Postgres) and NoSQL datastores
  • Familiar with Jenkins, Git, Gradle, and provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform and Helm).
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Professional-level English spoken and written
  • B.S. or Master in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Valued Optional Experience

  • Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, ClickHouse, GraphQL, Micronaut are highly valuable
  • Experience working with a Cloud-provider (e.g. AWS/GCP/Azure) is a big plus
  • Experience working with a front-end development JS framework (e.g. React, AngularJS, Vue) is a plus
  • Good understanding of cloud-native integration models and patterns (event-sourcing, orchestration/choreography)
  • Experience working with Cloud monitoring tools (e.g. NewRelic)
  • Pub-sub messaging systems and/or streaming data processing platforms is a plus

Additional Information

Nearly 700 employees strong in 21 countries across 8 different time zones speaking 60+ languages. We are positive, we get things done, we keep growing, and we are one team.

We believe actions are stronger than words when it comes to diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace. They are committed to hiring a genuinely representative workforce that can create solutions and foster innovation for the modern digital employee experience.

Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

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