Senior Backend Developer (Java/Kotlin)

Sofia, Bulgaria


TechPods is a UK-based technology co-sourcing company based in Bulgaria. Unlike traditional IT outsourcing companies, TechPods' fully transparent model enables companies to scale fast while mitigating risk and reducing costs. We strongly believe that traditional outsourcing is dead, and the key to long-term success lies within a partnership, as opposed to vendorship.

We're currently looking for a Senior Backend Developer to lead the development of a new digital marketing start-up. The position is open for our UK - based partner whose purpose is to build a cutting-edge platform that will connect digital entrepreneurs and business in order for them to thrive in the modern business landscape.

This pivotal role involves taking a crucial part in designing and developing the platform from the grounds-up, while taking ownership and choosing the right methods to do so. As a Senior Backend Developer for our platform, you'll play an important role in turning the business' goals into a successful reality.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with the team to conceptualize, develop, and deploy a robust web and mobile based platform
  • Design and implement scalable, performant, and maintainable code that forms the backbone of the platform's functionalities
  • Utilize your expertise in Java or Kotlin to create efficient backend system that seamlessly interact with front-end components
  • Integrate third-party APIs, REST, and GCP services to enhance the platform's capabilities and interoperability
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality, maintain consistency, and adhere to best practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues promptly to ensure a seamless user experience
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Java, Kotlin, and GCP, and contribute innovative ideas to enhance platform features

What we’re looking for

  • Proven experience as a Java/Kotlin developer, with a robust portfolio showcasing successful projects
  • Proficiency in Java and/or Kotlin programming languages, along with a deep understanding of software development principles
  • Familiarity with modern frameworks, libraries, and tools relevant to Java/Kotlin development
  • Experience with REST API design, microservices architecture, and backend development
  • Solid understanding of version control systems, particularly Git
  • Strong problem-solving skills and an ability to optimize application performance
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment
  • Preferred: Familiarity with GCP services, including Cloud Functions, Cloud Storage, and BigQuery.
  • Preferred: Previous involvement in developing startup platforms or applications

What you’ll get

  • Excellent opportunity to work with leading-edge technologies
  • Flexible working hours, either from our new modern office, from home, or even remotely
  • Having the great opportunity to work with passionate, knowledgeable, and experienced people where your opinion is highly valued
  • High team autonomy to make a significant impact on the company
  • Part of a strong local tech community with lots of technology events
  • Keep up-to-date with weekly company meetings & regular teambuildings
  • Enhance your well-being through additional Private and Dental Care
  • Outdoor, and Wellness Activities with a Co-funded MultiSport or CoolFit Card
  • Enrich your knowledge through Informative Weekly Company Assemblies and Regular Team-building events
  • Self-development budget to spend on books, courses, events, etc.

If you would like to accept this mission, please send your CV in English.

Аll applications will be treated in a timely and confidential manner.

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