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Cloud Software Senior Engineer


Galway, IE

Requisition ID:  27625
About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com.

About the Solutions & Technology Business

The Solutions & Technology organization of Avaya is the company’s global team responsible for the innovation and development of Avaya’s contact center, unified communications and collaboration products and services.  We are a team of innovators in every aspect of what we do and count among us the best engineers, developers, researchers and product leaders in the world of communications technology. We are excited about how the world is technologically evolving and strive to lead new revolutions in how businesses communicate via cloud, artificial intelligence, automation and mobility. Avaya’s Solutions & Technology is seeking the best and the brightest to help transform how the world connects. New recruits will be responsible for building and bringing innovation to market, in a customer-driven, high accountability, and high trust environment.

About the Opportunity

Avaya architects our systems to be highly available, fault tolerant and distributed from the ground up. We invest deeply in reliability improvements to support our scale and business criticality of our solutions and container applications. Operational automation, testing, and performance improvement is critical to the success of our solutions. We are looking to expand the team with software developers that can advance not only the functionality of the platform, but also keep a strong focus on the operational challenges around keeping our solutions reliable as they evolve.

  • Works to become a subject-matter expert in one or more areas of software engineering.
  • May have a specific focus in one or more of the following:
    • Designs, deploys, and supports best in class software, development processes and software development tools; develops tasks including module/micro-service design and coding, debugging, and documentation of code base
    • Conducts systems programming and systems support activities
    • Contributes to design, development and test tasks to ensure software meets specified performance, scalability and reliability requirements
    • Defines model interfaces/formats for performance simulation
  • Defines the module specific requirements for software development projects
  • Defines APIs in collaboration with technical and business stakeholders
  • Investigates new technology to determine best patterns to address design challenges
  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems that require regular use of creativity
  • Review and ensure designs and implementations follow fault-tolerance and security best practices
  • Experience building business critical large-scale system with extreme availability
  • Care about agility as much you care for scalability and availability. Continuous deployment keeps us focused on incremental releases. Even our biggest technical achievements roll out piece by piece, feature flagged out of sight.
  • Ability to program across the core project language Java
About the Individual

We are seeking candidates with strong communication and problem-solving skills. Self-starters that can participate in autonomous team environment with can-do approach required i.e. automation orientated. We are looking for candidates who are proud of what they work on, obsess about the quality of the work they produce. As the ideal candidate, you’ve built exciting PaaS and, or SaaS products in your previous roles and loved the satisfaction that comes with knowing that people around the world are using something you’ve created. We are looking for DevOps enthusiasts. You can demonstrate significant impact that your work has had on the product and, or the team. Join us to do the best work of your career.

About the Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience working as part of team adhering to agile principles
  • Experience to micro-services architecture and reactive architecture principles, with API first development practical experience an advantage
  • Strong Java development experience in real time distributed computing environments; Multi-threading and performance optimization.
  • Experience working on product that deploys to on-premise VMWare based environments through to exposure and experience of working on product deployed as a Service.
  • Experience beyond usage of Docker and container management systems like Kubernetes in production. Specifically, we are looking for developers who have extended and improved these platforms
  • Experience deploying applications to heterogeneous environments: cloud, on-prem, private cloud and end-user.
  • Staple technology employed for which experience is required: Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, Istio, SpringBoot, Asynchronous HttpClient libraries, Websockets, Postgres
  • General tech you would be working with: Java, comfortable with Linux, Avro, Helm, Jenkins, Bitbucket/Git, Sonar
  • Experience securing infrastructure: SAML, SASL, OAuth, Keycloak, AWS permissions, S3 architecture
  • Experience with related tools and processes: Git, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, TDD, BDD, API first, Code Reviews, etc.
  • Areas of focus where expertise would be valuable include; across all deployment variants: Geo redundancy, High availability, Scale and solution engineering, Micro-service scale, Product scale

Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).