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Senior Software Developer (Java)



Software Engineering
Tbilisi, Georgia
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

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Lightspeed is looking for a Senior Java Developer to join our team. As a Backend developer, you will support Lightspeed's Hospitality product group in our mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our advanced hospitality commerce platform.

For this role specifically, you will join our Third Party Ecosystem Squad. This team is dedicated to enabling integrations that make our flagship product a more complete and sticky solution, empowering partnerships to drive new business. By integrating third-party services, you'll ensure seamless interoperability and enhance our platform's overall functionality and value. Your work will be pivotal in building a robust and flexible ecosystem that meets diverse customer needs.

Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences hospitality!

What You’ll Be Responsible For

  • Developing and Optimizing Integrations: Focus on developing and optimizing third-party integrations that enhance the functionality and stickiness of the K-Series platform.
  • Integration Design and Implementation: Design and implement integration solutions that expand our ecosystem, and ensure seamless interoperability with third-party services.
  • API Development: Build robust and complete RESTful APIs, ensuring they are well-documented and adhere to standards such as OpenAPI.
  • Clean Code and Documentation: Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code to support the scalability and reliability of our platform.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with Product Managers, Product Designers, and Platform Teams to achieve project objectives and enhance development practices.
  • Performance Monitoring: Analyze system performance and implement monitoring solutions to ensure optimal operation and quick resolution of issues.
  • Continuous Learning and Growth: Extend your skills by learning from and growing with the team, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

What You’ll Be Bringing to the Team

  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Outstanding Java knowledge with 5+ years of production usage experience.
  • Expert knowledge of the Spring framework (Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Security).
  • Experience with both relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases.
  • Knowledge of monitoring applications for performance and reliability.
  • Experience with real-time messaging systems (Pub/Sub, Kafka, etc.).
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented programming and design patterns.
  • Experience with building robust and complete RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with API documentation and standards such as OpenAPI.
  • Commitment to clean code, maintainability, and systematic correctness.

What will increase your chances:

  • One additional backend language (Python, Go)
  • Experience writing automated unit and functional tests
  • Experience in Agile development environments.
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals (HTTP, TCP, TLS, etc.).
  • Proficiency with CI/CD systems, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with cloud environments like AWS or GCP.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.

Who You Are

  • You are a team player who likes to contribute to discussions and share your experience.
  • You are self-motivated and can function effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision.
  • You are always seeking improvement and progress.
  • You are eager to make decisions and not afraid of making mistakes.

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible hours and hybrid work
  • People Experience — Our PX benefit allows you to work from pretty much anywhere in the world for 60 days a year
  • Lightspeed equity scheme (we are all owners)
  • Health & Wellness Credit — expense up to 1300 GEL per year towards your gym membership, yoga classes, a new bike or whatever else you do for your health
  • Mental Health Support through the Modern Health App — whether it is meditation, coaching or counseling you need — each employee gets access to this platform.
  • Support to talk with external Russian speaking psychologists (up to 7 sessions/year)
  • A medical insurance plan that covers dental care
  • At Lightspeed we value your professional development; you’ll have regular performance reviews and opportunities to make growth
  • Variety of resources. We provide Apple MacBooks for work, free access to LinkedIn Learning for any course of your choice and cover 50% of the cost of SkyEng English classes
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community
  • Awesome office space located in Saburtalo (Tbilisi)

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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