• Locations
    • Remote
    • Central America
  • Date Posted
  • Oct. 11, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Data

Meeting your future team:

The Software Engineering team at Collibra is a team of builders around the world, characterized by a love for innovative technology, a desire to solve problems, and a never-ending goal to build simple, elegant products that delight customers and simplify all levels of data engagement.

Guided by Agile principles, the software engineering team leads with confidence, knowing that today’s problems require tomorrow’s solutions.

Collibra’s Software Engineering Team is evolutionary by nature, and as part of a multi-product cloud company, our latest evolution is building opportunities for engineers to rotate product groups and work on new products throughout their tenure. If you’re interested in solving complex problems, working with multicultural teams, and embracing and driving change: the software engineering team is the team for you.

Senior Backend Engineers at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Playing a pivotal role in establishing, defining, scoping and scaling the engineering / team roadmap and priorities
  • Developing high quality code, including participating in testing and maintenance of that code
  • Applying pragmatic engineering approaches to deliver value to customers
  • Collaborating across a variety of partnerships internally - e.g. Product Management, Design, Architecture, Operations, QA, UX and other Engineers - to help estimate work, design scalable and performant solutions that will delight our customers, and produce high quality production-grade software.
  • Being seen as a lead engineer who focuses and aligns on the team objectives
  • Following agile process (Scrum) to make sure your deliverables are visible for the entire team and company stakeholders
  • Mentoring other Engineers, leveraging your experience and knowledge

You Have:

One thing that you don’t need to have to apply is a computer science degree. We are keen to welcome people from all backgrounds and experiences.  We just want to welcome great engineering talent - with diversity of thought - in order to make great products and solutions for the communities we serve.

Some of the things we do require of senior engineering talent include:

  • Professional expertise in scaling Java applications
  • Experience with either Spring or Spring Boot, with demonstrable understanding of best practices and function
  • Experience with Relational Database Management Systems (preferably PostgresQL) and ability to demonstrate real-world interactions in the role of a backend engineer.
  • Experience partnering - or leading - through architectural design translation to development
  • Work experience in building and designing SaaS software for deployment to the Cloud
  • Knowledge of OO principles, Design Patterns, functional programming and clean code principles
  • Experience with Agile process (Scrum) in developing and delivering software
  • Experience mentoring other engineers and being the lead engineer of projects in your career
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate change within a growing organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English - we’re a global team and English is the most spoken language

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with containerization tools (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with multiple cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP......
  • Experience in building and designing effective CICD Pipelines

You Are:

  • Curious about technology and adaptable to new technologies
  • Agile-minded, optimistic, passionate, and pragmatic about delivering valuable software to customers
  • Someone who puts quality first and has a passion for good design and clean code
  • Able to work productively with a geographically distributed remote team and able to mentor and advise other engineers you work with on the scrum team
  • Empathetic to the customer’s needs with a strong desire to solve their problems
  • An Open, Direct and Kind team player

Measuring Success:

  • Within your first month, you will attend our onboarding program and get familiar with the environment we use, the way we implement software as an organization, simple business use cases and submit code to production
  • By your third month, you will be implementing new user stories with quality and care, and understand what value they will bring to our customers.
  • By your sixth month, you will be a productive member / lead engineer of the Data Export team, reliably delivering quality code, participating in testing and on your way to many interesting challenges and growth opportunities.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Racial Equity Awareness programs, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more!

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone.

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.