BS or equivalent, and a minimum of 5+ years of software development experience- ideally in a SaaS/product development company
Experience with large scale low latency, high throughput services. Ideally, you have worked with large, complex, monolithic applications, have experience decomposing them into microservices, and have an appreciation of the benefits and tradeoffs.
Strong knowledge of Java/Kotlin and experience with Spring Boot.
Experience with database technologies (both SQL and noSQL)
Experience with the AWS stack, especially EBT, EC2, Kinesis, Lambda, RDS
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
Experience working with CI/CD tools such as CircleCI, Jenkins
Experience with Netty/NIO
Experience with service mesh technology
Knowledge of Python
Knowledge of Kafka, Spark, NiFi, or Samza
Comfortable working in roles that at times may be customer-facing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience successfully working with distributed teams across time zones
Silicon Valley Experience;
3 weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of days off+sick leaves;
Paid lunches and parking;
Covering professional learning: conferences, trainings, and other events;
Sports activities compensation;
English Speaking Club with native speakers;
VGS stock options.
Engage in all phases of the software lifecycle- design, implement, test, deploy, and support services in production.
Maintain a culture of code quality through rigorous testing, automation, and code reviews.
Be proactive and innovative- we rely on your feedback to build a world-class product.
Be a part of a team that believes in the core values of transparency, collaboration, grit, and humility; in going above and beyond what is required in order to do the right thing for our customers and the company; and in having fun while doing all this!
At Very Good Security (“VGS”) we are on a mission to protect the world’s sensitive data- and we’d love to have you along for this journey.
VGS was founded by highly successful repeat entrepreneurs, and is backed by world-class investors like Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, and Visa. We are building an amazing global team spread across four cities. As a young and growing company, we are laser-focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and entrepreneurial-minded individuals.
VGS is looking for a Backend Engineer (Java) with a strong bias for action.
Who we are looking for:
You want to get things done and are ready to move fast.
You can take an idea from inception to production.
You understand how to build for scale, but are able to make pragmatic choices to move quickly.
You understand the importance of shipping code and iterating quickly.