Senior Java Backend Software Engineer

  • Sonatype
  • Colombia
  • 02 Apr, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Sonatype is the software supply chain management company. We're on a mission to change how the world innovates by making software development easier. From running the world's largest repository of Java open-source components (Maven Central) to inventing componentized software development and then software supply chain management to creating the only solution that stops malicious open-source malware in its tracks, we're constantly leading the industry while helping thousands of customers manage open source every day.

Already used by 15 million developers, we have lofty goals for our technology to be in the hands of every engineering team. And we need you to do that. Join us!

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Who you are and what you will do

  • Have a strong software engineering foundation and experience.
  • Motivated to write programs that are easily testable, maintainable, and easily understood by other developers.
  • Have a proven strong development experience with the Java stack
  • Posses a strong bias for making things happen.
  • Desire to build and extend software solutions to implement new features, reduce risk, automate quality, and reduce sources of friction in software supply chains.
  • You will work to build strong relationships with your teammates, manager, and product manager.


Experiences and Knowledge that we are looking for

  • 5+ years of experience with Java and Java frameworks
  • 5+ years of experience with RESTful APIs and microservices architecture.
  • 5+ years of experience with database design and management using NoSQL and SQL databases.
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Agile/Scrum development methodology experience
  • Legally authorized to work in Colombia (without sponsorship)
  • While these skills are essential, we would love to speak to you even if you do not have all of them.


Things that we are proud of

  • 2023 Fast Company Best Places for Innovators
  • 2023 Leader in Forrester-Wave for Software Compensation Analysis
  • 2023 Gartner's Magic Quadrant
  • 2023 Software Report's Top 100 Software Companies
  • 2023 BuiltIn Best Places to Work
  • 2022 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Leader Award
  • 2022 PeerSpot Silver Peer Award in Software Composition Analysis
  • 2022 Tech Ascension Best DevOps Security Solution Award
  • 2022 NVCT Cyber Company of the Year
  • Company Wellness Week - We shut down company operations for a week to enable all employees to spend time pursuing personal growth and enjoying much needed and deserved rest. 
  • Diversity & Inclusion Working Groups
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

At Sonatype, we value diversity and inclusivity. We offer perks such as parental leave, diversity and inclusion working groups, and flexible working practices to allow our employees to show up as their whole selves. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.