Senior Software Engineer (Java) Jobs at Kognitiv in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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  • Post Date: August 30, 2022
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Senior Software Engineer (Java)

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About the opportunity:

This is an exciting time to work for Kognitiv as we develop some of the most challenging and transformative technology projects the organization has ever seen.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be part of the Platform and Data Foundation function.

You will play an important part in the development of new data-driven applications and in the evolution of existing systems within the Kognitiv platform, as well as ensuring components of the platform are delivered on time to empower the organisation to deliver differentiated capabilities to the collaborative commerce market.

You will also work closely with the Analytics, Architecture and Cloud engineering teams to drive the development of a new applications and services to deliver on Kognitiv’s platform strategy, ensuring that all solutions meet platform expectations in terms of quality and performance.

Working closely with Product and Project Managers, as well as other engineering teams within Kognitiv, you will play an important role in ensuring that solutions are built according to development best practices and Kognitiv standards.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Work with Product Owner, Business Analysts and Architects to provide estimates for work including requirements analysis, design, coding and development testing.
  • Interpret functional requirements and design documents. Challenge assumptions and contribute to the proposed solution.
  • Perform coding to design specifications.
  • Investigate, document and correct reported defects.
  • Create unit, integration and functional tests.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation.
  • Support a culture of ownership and accountability.
  • Mentor junior developers and assure that individuals are being challenged and supported at the same time.
  • Provide forward thinking in terms of new tools that will improve the delivery capability of the development
  • Contribute to a consistent approach to development that ensures maintainability of code.

Who are you?

We are looking for a talented team player who has a strong background working for a technology-driven business, and who displays the following skills, knowledge, and attributes:

Background and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience leading development efforts or teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience building data/analytics heavy applications
  • Prior experience in a data engineering role is a plus
  • Experience in multiple technology stacks. Broad experience across both .NET and JVM based stacks is desirable
  • Expertise, fluency, and deep knowledge of more than one programming language
  • Solid working knowledge and experience applying OO principles
  • Experience developing microservices is an advantage
  • Proficiency and experience working with Azure or other public cloud infrastructure is preferred
  • Familiarity with both SQL & NoSQL datastores
  • Experience with high volume transactional systems
  • Experience with test driven development
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party API’s, e.g., in the social media space
  • Solid background in SDLC, from building, testing, quality to release (e.g., Maven, Junit, Cucumber, Sonar, Clover, Flyway, Liquibase, etc.)
  • Experience with continuous integration, code coverage tools, source control management tools (e.g., Jira, Github, Bamboo, Jenkins or Azure DevOps, Artifactory, Crucible, etc
  • Skilled in designing & managing datastores with databases such as MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis etc
  • Proficient in DevOps/Continuous Delivery and related tools (Puppet, Chef, Terraform, Jenkins, Azure DevOps etc)
  • Preferred experience developing cloud-based solutions with good knowledge in web/application servers (Nginx, Apache, Netty, Undertow etc)
  • Experience working with modern engineering techniques is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to propose simple yet creative and effective solutions to difficult issues
  • A strong proactive problem solver who can make excellent use and interpret our tooling to improve performance/services.
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Highly effective team player and collaborate well with both internal and external teams
  • Demonstrates modesty and humility
  • High levels of conscientiousness
  • Good Command of English.

We are a passionate, innovative organization with just over 500 team members globally and we are looking for exceptional people to come and join us. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an international business, in a high energy environment with a collaborative, smart and passionate team. If you like the sound of us and the role: get in touch!

Here at Kognitiv, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it! Greater diversity means greater variation in ways of thinking, perspectives, and approach. And we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and our clients. Kognitiv are committed to creating an inclusive environment and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, fit and business need.

We always welcome international candidates to apply providing they are eligible to work and live in Sri Lanka.



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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelNot Specified
  • Experience3 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYComputer and technology
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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