Senior Software Engineer


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Location: San Jose, United States of America

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join Thales onsite in either Austin, TX or San Jose, CA. The Senior Software Engineer is a member of a collaborative development team, and will be instrumental in the design and implementation of secure Key management Platform & SaaS Service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Software engineering principles and best practices across all phases of commercial development and engineering product release practices
  • Professional experience designing and building scalable microservices and orchestration
  • Designing features for multi-tenancy, high availability, scalability, manageability and extensibility
  • Evaluate new technologies, evangelize with prototypes and eventually get it integrated into the products where applicable
  • Using test-driven methodologies and automation in the design and development phase to ensure quality before hand-off to Quality Assurance teams for further testing and verification.
  • Debugging and resolving complex problems in multi-threaded applications
  • Working closely with customer support to understand issues and represent solutions
  • Communicating task and project status to the team and engineering management
  • Time management for ensuring project goals are met on time and within budget
  • Accurately breaking down, estimating, and scheduling software tasks
  • Formal software configuration management & control tools
  • Keeping up-to-date with technical developments in the field of server development and security
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a related field with 6+ years or Master’s degree with 4+ years of experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience using AWS, Docker, Kubernetes and launching products in production using these technologies.
  • Experience with SaaS applications in the cloud and a solid understanding of cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience in Go, C/C++ or Java languages
  • Experience with RESTful API using tools such as Swagger
  • Experience in the development of high availability and database-centric enterprise-class software on Postgres.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues
Preferred Requirements:
  • In-depth understanding of Design Principles, experience with new product launches from scratch and re-architecting existing products with new design principles
  • Experience with Linux software development, package, test & release, desirable knowledge of scripting languages
  • Experience with PKI, PKCS, KMIP standards
  • Demonstrable track record of developing management applications
  • Understanding of service and device management
  • Experience in using Messaging technologies (Kafka, Any MQ) and messaging patterns
  • Programming knowledge around No SQL databases
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal direct supervision. Strong team player. Willingness to proactively interact with the team and achieve results in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with [a] criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

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