Senior Backend Developer

Purpose of Role

Inchcape is a leading global player in the automotive services sector operates in the distribution, retail and logistics markets.

The purpose of the Senior Backend developer is to help build an innovative B2B marketplace for the Automotive industry based on SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris).

This role requires high technical skills as they will be making important technical decisions but also being part of a Scrum team, coordinating with other developers and motoring junior devs.

This position will report to the Head of Engineering and will work closely with front-end and back-end developers, Product Owners, QA, DevOps and other members of the team on a daily basis.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Design and build a high-performing, responsive, maintainable, and scalable SaaS B2B platform
  • Work closely with other Backend developers and FE devs. Be a team player and mentor less experienced members of the team
  • Conduct code reviews and look after code quality and security
  • Propose and implement new tools, best practices, and methodologies within the SAP Commerce Cloud platform
  • Use of Jira and Confluence to keep work status and technical documentation updated
  • Write unit tests and keep good code coverage
  • Monitor the overall quality and performance of the application

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience working on web applications with Java, J2EE and Spring framework
  • 1+ years’ Hybris/SAP Commerce Cloud experience (certification is a plus)
  • 2+ years’ experience with TDD and unit test frameworks such as Junit
  • 1+ years’ experience mentoring backend Devs
  • 1+ years’ experience with microservice architecture and developing APIs
  • Experience with performance testing e.g.: Selenium scripts / JMeter is a bonus
  • Experience operating in a SCRUM team is ideal but not required

Personal Qualities:

  • Proactiveness and team player.
  • Someone with a curious mind.
  • A strong drive for getting features done quickly and successfully.
  • Passion for technology and personal interest in keeping abreast of latest technology developments and best practices.
  • On offer will be the chance to work with a global organization that is heavily focused on innovation and supporting their staff.

To apply for this role, select “Apply Here” and you will be taken to SkillsNow Platform.