Graph Aware · Feb 15th 2021
Job Location: Ideally in Prague but the job is open to candidates from anywhere in Europe (or Europe timezone)
Flexibility: Remote position, flexible working hours
Type of Employment: Employee or Contractor (depending on the location)
KeyWords: Java, Spring, Graph databases, API design, TDD, Neo4j
What to expect?
Before applying for the job of Technical Lead at GraphAware, you should first answer YES to all of the following questions:
Are you someone who constantly strives for excellence?
Do you take ownership of your work as well as the work of your team?
Do you believe in the value of graphs?
Does customer success drive your motivation and passion?
Do you want to make a real difference and influence the success of the company you work for?
Do you like working and having fun at the same time? :)
Agreed to all the above? Then keep reading.
We are currently searching for two experienced Technical Leads to join and manage either our product team or one of our consulting teams.
On the product side, as the Technical Lead, you will be joining and leading our team of engineers that develop our core product, Hume. You will take part in the architecture and design of the Hume core features - working on the API and the engine for providing graph accesses and manipulation, workflows orchestration, access control and data mining/analysis.
As the Technical Lead in the consulting team, you will be joining and leading our team of engineers that deliver high value consulting to our customers around the world and build graph powered applications.
In both roles, you will interact with the product managers/clients to understand their needs, propose and design solutions, and implement them. You will work closely with the Backend team to ensure that work is delivered smoothly together with other teams such as front end and data.
Working with your team to enable the delivery of efficient, well tested and well written features
Being involved and contributing to team-level technical discussions
Software design and code reviews
Providing technical advice, anticipating technical issues, communicating these clearly to relevant stakeholders, and making architectural /design decisions to avoid or resolve them
Caring about the quality of the codebase and continually looking for ways to improve it
Demonstrating the features implemented to get feedback and suggestions
Coaching, mentoring, knowledge sharing
Understanding customer needs, contributing ideas and resolving issues
If you want to succeed, we believe you need to have the following skills/background:
At least 5 years of experience in complex projects that span multiple teams
Proficiency in Java and related best practices
Advanced experience with Spring
Working knowledge of core agile practice
Solid knowledge of version-control systems, such as git
Solid knowledge of SQL as well as Relational database models (how to proper model a ER schema).
Familiarity with CI-CD practices
Advanced knowledge of Docker
Application of best practices for clean code, refactoring and TDD
Methodical and reasoned approach to debugging and problem solving
Clear understanding of techniques and best practices related to Web Application security
Passion for simple, clean architectures
Solid knowledge of search engines (Elasticsearch is a big plus)
Knowledge of key Graph database concepts
Knowledge of Cypher and Neo4j (Neo4j Certification is a big plus)
Deep knowledge of enterprise integration patterns (experience with Apache Camel is a big plus)
Understanding full stack application development including DevOps
Master’s Degree in Computer Science (or other relevant fields)
Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Striving for excellence
Ability to break down bigger tasks into smaller chunks in order to tackle them effectively
Attention to detail
Focus and motivated by Customer/Product Success
Proactive and driven, constantly thinking of ways to improve
“Can-do” and “Get-it-done” attitude; Agile approach to problem-solving
Excellent time management skills
Experience leading and working in distributed teams
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Good understanding of different communication styles and cultural differences
Fluent in English, knowledge of other European languages is more than welcome
What We Offer
We offer a great opportunity to play an important role in a global technology company with a very unique company culture and to participate in the evolution of a product that is competing with big names. Our products are already being used by very important companies in multiple industries. We are currently entering a new era in the life of the company with great challenges ahead of us.
Benefits of working with us:
Actively influence how we do things
Appreciation and encouragement for taking initiative and creativity
Professional and personal growth
Flexibility to balance your personal life and work
Fun environment and great office culture
Supportive and low-overhead management culture
Who We Are
GraphAware was founded in 2013 to help organisations gain competitive edge through the application of graph technologies.Our own product called GraphAware Hume is used by analysts, data scientists, and data-savvy business users all around the world to keep countries and communities safe, combat financial fraud, discover new medicines, advise important policymaking, and much much more. We also help clients implement their own solutions based on Hume and Neo4j - the most popular graph database on the market - by providing consulting, training, and software development services.
We are a multinational, multicultural team of experts in the fields of software, databases, graph theory, and machine learning. Our culture is that of a small company but our plans are super ambitious. We are passionate about graphs and driven by customer success. Sense of ownership and striving for excellence is the norm at GraphAware. In times of trouble, we have each other's back. We love seeing our colleagues grow professionally and support their careers in the direction of their desire.