Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Backend
BlackBerry® - the iconic brand you know and trust – is now a market leading cybersecurity software company. Our Cyber Security product line focuses on protecting an organization’s network against cyberattacks by securing its endpoints—including employees’ connected computers, smartphones, and even smart watches. Cyber Security protects business systems, intellectual property (IP), customer data and employees’ devices from ransomware, malware, phishing and other cyberthreats for both enterprises and federal customers.
BlackBerry has recently set up a new R&D center in Bengaluru to innovate further in our Cyber Security products by leveraging the finest talent within the country. This is a terrific opportunity to be part of a brand-new team that is focused on innovation and with a goal of shipping the next generation security products delivered from the cloud.
About the position
BlackBerry Bengaluru is looking for highly motivated engineers to help deliver products of high quality within BlackBerry Cyber Security’s Cloud Security product line. You will write innovative and highly scalable code, become a champion for quality and help set our already high bar for customer delight even higher. This position will be responsible for designing and developing out-of-the-box next-gen products with high quality and usability. The individual at this position comes with mindset of continuous learning and mentoring the other team members within the high-performance engineering team.
What you will do:
Design and develop new products and features within the Cyber Security product line.
Participate in product discussions with product management, user experience, architects, technical leaders, and cross-functional engineering stakeholders
Develop applications using web backend frameworks, create service endpoints, setup and work with authentication, authorization frameworks, create and follow industry security best practices, use cloud native services, and create interface with SQL and NoSQL databases
Keep yourself aware of the latest trend and technologies to build next gen security products.
Biased to action and willing to explore the innovative ideas of self and team.
Collaborate with user experience, product management, architects, technical leaders, cross-functional engineering stakeholders, to understand business requirements and translate these into technical requirements for the development team
Deliver all engineering facets of the component (e.g., design, coding, unit testing, automation development)
Review code developed by other developers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).
Mentor and train other junior engineers and be a role model
Provide effort estimates for project timelines and regular project status updates
Share engineering best practices from past experiences and continuously improve the engineering efficiencies of the team
Bring on a growth mindset in day-to-day engineering activities and learn new technologies and tools that bring about individual and team efficiencies.
Take accountability for the quality, total cost of ownership, maintainability and security of the component developed
Who we are looking for:
8-12 years of industry experience in product-based companies in software development roles developing functionality delivered from cloud.
4+ years of experience designing and delivering new backend features/function in an independent manner.
3+ years of expertise in developing microservices using programming languages like Java, Python, Linux systems, and Database Systems
Familiar with using Spring Boot, syslog technologies, streaming architectures (Kafka/Kinesis) and cloud computing systems like AWS, Azure
Experience with Relational data modeling and batch processing on SQL databases
Familiar with building applications using various internal, 3rd party and open-source packages, building microservices.
Good understanding of security compliance and crypto libraries like OpenSSL
Strong knowledge of software engineering best practices in the areas of development, coding standards, code review tools, source control management, build process, CI/CD pipelines and automation, Terraform and AWS environment expertise
Experienced developing new components in a scrum/agile environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with peers
Strong academic record with a Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Software Engineering from a reputed university.
What you get:
BlackBerry strongly believes in innovation; 1400+ patents were filed last year by BlackBerry employees. This is a fantastic opportunity to innovate as part of the new R&D center in India
Experience a work environment that has mutual respect and care within team members
Join a high performing team biased to action
Competitive compensation and benefits for employee wellness
Experience learning and innovation working on a new product line in a startup mode with the backing of an established industry brand like BlackBerry.
Come join us as we deliver ‘Intelligent Security. Everywhere.’
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40