Backend Engineer

Posted on May 19th, 2021 | 64 days left to apply | 39 views

If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world then this is the place for you.

If you have a desire to work in an organisation that is:

  • Passionate about its people
  • Focused on delivering the very best tech to our customers
  • Offering the flexibility to work how and where you are most successful
  • Obsessed with our customer’s success
  • The leading SaaS platform to automate partnerships - affiliate, influencer, technology partners, and more!
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit with a culture that rewards collaboration and curiosity
  • Obsessed with making a difference in business and to the wider community  

Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation, working with innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage their online affiliate, influencer, brand to brand, and content partnerships. The Impact Partnership Cloud covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia so there is plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement.

Your Role at Impact:

As a Software Engineer , your focus will be on delivering stories for the squad, monitoring production environments and managing deployments to production. This role assumes that you are able to utilize the latest features of a language and can effectively select and implement the right design pattern to solve problems independently. You will have experience implementing integration tests, be comfortable working with CI and confidently reuse existing frameworks.

At this level you are expected to have an understanding of the business requirements of all stories in the sprint, implement stories on existing cloud infrastructure and services and independently implement agreed design to spec. You should feel comfortable escalating appropriately. You are also expected to help team members with implementation

What You'll Do:

  • Develop, test and maintain software for the Platform
  • Build meaningful unit, functional and integration level tests for the software built
  • Collaborate with a distributed team to fulfill the department's quarterly objectives
  • Develop code both independently and while pair programming
  • Write and maintain design, user and test documentation
  • Become familiar with technologies used on the squad
  • Perform triage functionality through verification and fixing of bugs
  • Build customer and non customer facing code.
  • Support software testing and quality assurance processes to ensure high-quality deliverables
  • Create SQL for Tech Updates and ensure this is ready for review
  • Keeps technically abreast of trends and advancements within area of specialization, incorporating these improvements where applicable
  • Review business needs, requirements, technical specifications
  • Respond to alerts, review error messages, and fix bugs in a timely manner
  • Mentor and give guidance to less senior staff to grow careers
  • Perform code reviews
  • Approve pull requests
  • Perform point releases
  • Maintain build- and stage stability
  • Research and prototype new technologies
  • Design software solutions

What You Have:

  • Completed B.S. In Computer Science or related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Open Source contributions are beneficial
  • Experience working with Java, Spring and related Technologies
  • 6+ years Software Development
  • Agile / Iterative processes. Kanban / Scrum
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases, Table design, SQL
  • TDD experience
  • Continuous Integration / Delivery methods, tooling, integrations
  • Experience working with Large Scale processing
  • Exposure and experience in any Google Cloud technology highly desired
  • Experience in monitoring, alerting and production support
  • Good understanding of JVM and Garbage Collection

Benefits/Perks:

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • Training & Development
  • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
  • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
  • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Stock Options
  • 4-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual work environment

Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or non-binary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

At Impact our culture is our soul. We are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world..then this is the place for you. Impact is the global leader in Partnership Automation. We work with enterprise and innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage all different types of partnerships. From social influencers, B2B, strategic partners, publishers, and traditional affiliates, we have them covered. Our combined suite of products covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008 by the same team that founded Commission Junction, Impact has grown to over 500 employees and ten offices across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
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