Exonar is Hiring – Senior Software Developer

Key Responsibilities


  • Working within the small engineering team you will be a seasoned (Java) Developer responsible for all aspects of day-to-day development; from developing new features, improving performance of our machine-learning components, to mentoring junior developers and engaging with front-of-house.
  • Your full stack experience will enable you to be writing Java code one day, and then plumbing it in to some Python code the next day
  • Writing modular, well tested code that remains easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale
  • Understanding and applying industry best practices and ensuring your code can scale to processing billions of documents
  • Ensuring code quality via code review, automated testing and pair programming as required

Requirements


  • Technical degree or similar
  • Expert Java developer with years of enterprise or quality code development under your belt
  • Familiarity with git
  • Significant exposure to API design, service development, enterprise development patterns and messaging technologies
  • Comfortable in a linux environment
  • Experience working with some (ideally all, but we can bring you up to speed!) of the following technologies: HBase, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Postgres, Scala, Python, Javascript/node.js
  • Familiarity with automation and build tools (Jenkins/ANT/Maven etc)
  • A “can-do” startup attitude and capability of bootstrapping internal projects and seeing them through to completion
  • You like clean code. The number of WTFs in your code is low
  • Familiarity with container based deployment

Background


  • Exonar is a small software company with a product which crawls and indexes the content of large unstructured data stores to make information reportable and searchable. The product is deployed in large programmes from Cyber Breach and privacy to Cloud Migration. Demand for the product is increasing dramatically in light of European Data Protection Regulation and therefore the pace of change is fast and flexible.
  • Its a small team so you may do everything from lead a key development to documenting the infrastructure

The culture at Exonar


  • Regular company BBQ’s and social events
  • Fortnightly hackathons
  • Regular meetup group hosted on site
  • Espresso Machine/Beer Fridge/Soft drinks
  • Small office on the side of the canal in picturesque Newbury
  • Your choice of hardware
  • Flexible working

 

Applications should be sent with covering letter to ben@exonar.com