Senior Software Engineer - Java

Date: Feb 17, 2024

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Company: Bentley Systems



Senior Software Engineer 


Location: Remote, anywhere in the US.


Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Senior Backend Java Engineer to join the fully remote Infrastructure IoT team. As an integral part of our backend engineering team, you will work independently, efficiently manage your day-to-day tasks, while closely collaborating with the product team to translate complex business requirements into robust technical solutions. Your deep understanding of backend systems, commitment to quality, and ability to drive projects to completion will contribute to our mission of delivering scalable and high-quality software products.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop and maintain high-quality backend services and APIs.

  • Work with NoSQL databases, with a strong preference for candidates with MongoDB experience.

  • Employ your experience with time-series databases like Elasticsearch to manage large datasets and optimize search capabilities within our services.

  • Manage and deploy services on a Linux-based environment (Ubuntu) using AWS cloud infrastructure.

  • Utilizing Kafka for asynchronous service communication.

  • Create well-designed, testable, and efficient code with a focus on solid technical designs.

  • Collaborate with the product team to break down business needs into technical requirements and tasks.

  • Build secure, RESTful endpoints for the seamless integration with front-end components and external systems.

  • Implement comprehensive unit tests and perform end-to-end testing to ensure feature quality and reliability.

  • Participate in code reviews and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes.

  • This role does not require travel.

  • Requires sitting or standing at will while performing work on a computer (or any other physical requirements).


What You Bring to The Team:

  • Ability to work independently, self-manage, and prioritize tasks effectively.

  • 5+ years of professional backend development experience with Java.

  • Proficiency building RESTful APIs.

  • Extensive experience with NoSQL databases; MongoDB highly preferred.

  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch, AWS, Kafka, and Tomcat.

  • Experience working in Linux platforms (Ubuntu).

  • Solid understanding of code testing methodologies, including unit testing and end-to-end testing of features.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work on complex systems.

  • Excellent communication collaboration skills


What We Offer:

  • A great Team and culture – please see our Recruitment Video.

  • An exciting career as an integral part of a world-leading software company providing solutions for architecture, engineering, and construction.

  • Competitive Salary and benefits.

  • The opportunity to work within a global and diversely international team.

  • A supportive and collaborative environment.

  • Colleague Recognition Awards.

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About Bentley Systems:


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings, powered by the iTwin Platform for infrastructure digital twins, include MicroStation and Bentley Open applications for modeling and simulation, Seequent’s software for geoprofessionals, and Bentley Infrastructure Cloud encompassing ProjectWise for project delivery, SYNCHRO for construction management, and AssetWise for asset operations. Bentley Systems’ 5,000 colleagues generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion in 194 countries.


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected characteristic.  This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, compensation, and training. EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement documents provide additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law.


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