Senior Backend Engineer -

Chennai, India 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. 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. 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.

About the role

As a Falcon Senior Backend Engineer, you will help build, scale and improve the backend of a fast growing Customer Experience platform. You will aid us in building real-time, scalable, stable platform serving thousands of clients in a reliable and performant manner. You will be using new technologies, to solve hard problems in a friendly and encouraging work environment. You will also be encouraged to share your experience and knowledge, sparring with your colleagues to grow together!

What you'll do:

  • Work in an agile team
  • Define accurate domain models
  • Store data efficiently in a matching storage engine
  • Build highly parallel data processing pipelines, and fluent APIs
  • Help design, implement and improve our services while helping us adopt best practices
  • Write elegant, self-testing, well-documented code
  • Be mindful of the business - by communicating with your colleagues and management, helping us ensure that we’re building the right thing at the right time

What you have:

  • Solid experience with Java, we are using Java 11
  • Good knowledge of Spring framework, Spring Boot, Spring Data. Knowledge of Dropwizard is a plus
  • Experience with relational (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g ElasticSearch) databases
  • Good knowledge of messaging systems  (e.g. Kafka & Amazon SQS).Good knowledge of RESTful APIs, their design and implementation
  • Good knowledge on handling large-scale applications on a PaaS/SaaS cloud, preferably AWS
  • Knowledge of Docker and containerization a big plus

What you'll get:

  • An open and informal working environment defined by high levels of personal responsibility   
  • Opportunity to work with a global team
  • Remote work possible
  • Competitive salaries 
  • Paid time off 
  • Medical insurance for employees (applicable to family members as well)
  • Personal accident insurance

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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