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R&D Cloud Services Team Lead

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Date: Sep 24, 2018

Location: Galway, L, IE

Company: Avaya Corporation

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 provides the most 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 new innovation, 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, high trust environment.

About the Opportunity

We are currently looking for an individual passionate about solving challenging problems by building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. We can offer you a dynamic, multicultural and fast-moving environment where your knowledge and ideas are highly valued. You will be joining a medium sized, cross-functional agile team that builds the distributed backend systems that power our latest Web Based Multimedia Contact Center application.

 

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As a member of our talented engineering team you will be closely involved with creative and ground-breaking product design and development. You will take part in developing mission-critical applications. Responsibilities include managing Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.

Activities

  • Designing large-scale applications, where performance, reliability and scalability, are critical design goals.
  • Coach and mentor team members and more junior engineers.
  • Drive architecture and technical design discussions
  • Managing stakeholder expectations
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.
  • Research, experiment, prototype new software technologies
  • Identify and implement areas for continuous process improvement

About the Individual

You’re a talented software engineer with a strong background in Java. You thrive on intellectual challenges and you’re a stickler for keeping your code clean. You have a solid understanding of development and can smoothly move from infrastructure to front-end. You have excellent communication skills and you find it stimulating to work in a dynamic and agile organization.

Required Skills

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject.
  • 8+ years of object-oriented development experience, Java preferred.
  • Experience in leading and managing an engineering team
  • Experience of Agile & Scrum methodologies with Test Driven Development.
  • Proven experience building, scaling and maintaining high volume systems.
  • Strong knowledge of web architectures and frameworks.
  • Experience in cloud system architecture and design.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with other teams

Desirable

  • Big Data development experience (Hadoop, ZooKeeper, Cassandra, Kafka, Spark) 
  • Experience developing scalable Microservices
  • DevOps experience of virtualisation platforms and containerisation, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment

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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.

 

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