Junior Backend Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria Product Engineering Full-time
Falcon employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.
Falcon.io provides a unified SaaS platform for social media listening, engaging, publishing and managing customer data. We enable our clients to explore the full potential of digital marketing by managing multiple customer touch points from one platform. Our platform has already achieved great international traction in the market, with its technology endorsed by partnerships with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Founded as Falcon Social in Copenhagen in 2010, we now also have offices in New York City, Berlin, Budapest, Sofia, Chennai, Melbourne, and growing. We’re a highly diverse team, and we’re always looking for passionate and curious people who want to be part of a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
Falcon.io has an ethos of encouraging autonomy, ambition, boldness and experimentation. We value open people who take initiative and aren’t afraid to fail, learn from mistakes, adjust, and try to get better at what they do every day.

Your colleagues:  
You will be joining the Sofia office and the larger backend team at Falcon.io. You will also work along with frontend engineers and designers in an informal, positive, and respectful environment. 
We are a small but motivated team of engineers and designers; therefore, you can feel the ethos and coziness of a start-up while being a part of a fast-paced mid-sized scale-up.   Shortly put, this is a team where everyone collaborates to decide on tech stacks and the best coding practices. 

What you’ll do: 
Develop quality microservice solutions with cutting edge technologies together with dedicated marksmen to help fulfilling our different business goals. 

How you’ll do it:

  • Define accurate domain models
  • Store data efficiently in a matching storage engine
  • Build fluent APIs and services
  • Help design, implement and improve our services
  • Be mindful of the business - by communicating with your colleagues and management, help us ensure that we’re building the right thing at the right time

What you have:

  • Minimum 1 year hands-on experience on a production system as developer
  • Knowledge of Java, we are using Java 11
  • Knowledge of Spring and/or RESTEasy and/or Quarkus ecosystems.
  • Experience with relational (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) databases
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs, their design and implementation
  • Experience with building applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS
  • Knowledge of Docker and containerization a big plus
  • English language fluency
Falcon is part of Cision Ltd—a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals

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