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Senior Software Engineer – Java

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Company’s Introduction :

ReachLocal India is a part of a global brand Gannett which owns USA Today Network (North America’s largest selling newspaper). Our services form the backbone of the sales teams giving them the confidence of turnaround times and quality assurance. With our consistent efforts to provide the best value to our advertisers, our India team has grown from less than 10 people in 2006 to 450+ employees in 2021. ReachLocal offers online marketing products and solutions in three categories: digital advertising, software, and web presence. We operate in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, and India.

Gannett Co., Inc (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the US, and Newsquest a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands.

Job Summary :

The candidate will participate in all phases of the software development cycle: from product definition and design through implementation, debugging, and testing. You will work collaboratively with other engineers and must be willing to take on any technical tasks that contribute to the goals of the team and the company.

Key Competencies :

  • Ability to write quality tests and clean code
  • Ability to transform the design into implementation
  • Ability to research the Internet for optimal solutions
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a small team and independently
  • Ability to mentor the team

Job Skills & Responsibilities :

  • Overall 4+ Years of experience in building enterprise applications
  • Experience in building applications using Java 8 / Groovy / JavaScript
  • Experience in J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, JPA, and Web Frameworks
  • Experience in JavaScript Frameworks like jQuery / AngularJS / NodeJS
  • Experience in using Design Patterns
  • Experience in building RESTful Services
  • Experience practicing Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Unit test custom application development using mock frameworks
  • Experience in working with RDBMS like Oracle / MySQL
  • Working knowledge of Unix / Linux
  • Work closely with the Product and Design teams as part of an Agile Development process
  • Experience in Continuous Integration using tools like Jenkins / Bamboo would be an added advantage
  • Experience in Code Repositories using any of these tools like GIT would be an added advantage
  • Experience in working with Build Tools like Gradle / Maven would be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with social API’s and integrations (Facebook, Twitter, Google+)
  • Interaction with the US

Key Attributes :

  • 3+ years experience administering Linux / UNIX systems and applications in a production web environment
  • 2+ years experience DevOps
  • Ability to troubleshoot application-level problems in a wide variety of languages, namely PHP, Perl / mod_perl, JavaScript, and Java
  • Ability to troubleshoot database level problems and strong fluency in SQL
  • Ability to work with monitoring and trending systems, such as Nagios
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX scripting and automation
  • Strong knowledge of networking as it relates to systems and security
  • Experience working with load balancing technologies
  • Ability to work with version control systems, namely CFEngine & Puppet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce usable and maintainable documentation
  • Demonstrate problem-solving abilities and initiative
  • Ability to provide a professional interface to internal and external customers and vendors

Personal Attributes :

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Contributes to a positive team spirit
  • Puts success of team above own interests
  • Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed
  • Enthusiasm for, and discipline in building something from the ground up

Primary Location :

  • Goregaon East, Mumbai – India

Schedule :

  • Full-Time – Rotational Shift

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