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Lead Software Engineer

SmartBearFull-time$100k - $260k*Bengaluru, IndiaFeb 21, 2024
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At SmartBear, we deliver the complete visibility developers need to make each release better than the last. Our award winning and industry favorite tools TestComplete, Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, and Zephyr are trusted by over 16 million developers, testers, and software engineers at 32,000+ organizations – including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft.


Senior Backend Engineer

Zephyr for Jira

  • Solve challenging business problems and build highly scalable applications.
  • Design, document and implement solutions in Java 8 and 17.
  • Build and deploy services based on the AWS platform.


Product intro:

The Zephyr Scale product is undergoing a transformation to better align our products to the end users’ requirements while maintaining our market-leading position and strong brand reputation across the Test Management Vertical.


Go to our product page if you want to know more about Zephyr Test Management Products | SmartBear.


You can even have a free trial to check it out 😊


About the role:

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be an integral part of this transformation. You will be solving challenging business problems and building highly scalable and available applications that provide an excellent user experience. Reporting to the Engineer Manager, you will be required to develop solutions using available tools and technologies and assist the engineering team in problem resolution by hands-on participation, effectively communicating status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.

  • Tackle interesting challenges such as working with scalable solutions, handling large amounts of data, and working with a fully automated pipeline for continuous integration and deployment.
  • Work with several technologies and languages – Java, Spring, Terraform, Docker, AWS (RDS Aurora, S3, ECS and more).
  • Work within a collaborative high-performance team of developers, testers (for test automation), support engineers and more, geographically spread across our different locations – UK, Poland, France, India and Brazil.
  • Implement new functionality in close cooperation with the team and users.
  • Engage in peer design and code reviews.
  • Maintain test coverage.


We are looking for someone who can design, document, and implement new systems, as well as enhancements and modifications to existing software with code that complies with design specifications and meets security and Java best practices.

  • Have 6+ years of experience with hands-on experience working in Java 8 platform or higher and hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field required.
  • Experience with Docker and containerization.
  • Experience with the AWS platform, particularly with DynamoDB, ECS, S3, Lambda and RDS Aurora.
  • Knowledge of design patterns and best practices.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and writing maintainable code.
  • Solid knowledge of software testing using different approaches or tools such as BDD, TDD, unit testing, integration testing and performance testing.
  • Exposure to microservices architecture.
  • Experience in modern version control systems such as Git.
  • Experience designing and consuming web services (REST).
  • Experience with RDBMS (E.g. MySQL) - schema / query design & implementation.
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • English on at least a B2 level.



  • Experience with microservices.
  • Experience to Terraform.
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases


Why you should join the SmartBear crew:

  • You can grow your career at every level.
  • We invest in your success as well as the spaces where our teams come together to work, collaborate, and have fun.
  • We love celebrating our SmartBears; we even encourage our crew to take their birthdays off.
  • We are guided by a People and Culture organization - an important distinction for us. We think about our team holistically – the whole person.
  • We celebrate our differences in experiences, viewpoints, and identities because we know it leads to better outcomes.


Did you know?

  • Our main goal at SmartBear is to make our technology-driven world a better place.
  • SmartBear is committed to ethical corporate practices and social responsibility, promoting good in all the communities we serve.
  • SmartBear is headquartered in Somerville, MA with offices across the world including Galway Ireland, Bath, UK, Wroclaw, Poland and Bangalore, India.
  • We’ve won major industry(product and company) awards including B2B Innovators Award, Content Marketing Association, IntellyX Digital Innovator and BuiltIn Best Places to Work.


SmartBear is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, medical condition, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other legally protected status.




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