Senior Software Engineer - Ingestion Services
Mimecast Services Limited
London
a month ago
Overview:
Welcome to Mimecast, we are a highly accredited and multi award winning global cyber resilience SaaS vendor on a mission to stop bad things happening to good organisations.
We provide cyber security that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and bolster cyber resilience. Mimecast helps organizations stand strong in the face of cyberattacks, human error and technical failure.

As a SaaS, the Engineering department is the back bone of our organisation. This community is built up of technically passionate and very smart people. Some of which are at the top in their field of expertise.
We have created a truly diverse and inclusive environment actively encouraging innovation and collaboration, all fuelled by Agile principles with fun being at the very core of everything this community does.

The Ingestion team provide a powerful API which affords Mimecast the capability to allow significantly large amounts of client email data to be imported/exported into the Mimecast archive safely and effectively with no loss of integrity. This is a complex process which requires a robust and detailed approach to ensure rapid efficiency.
Responsibilities:
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for:
  • You will contribute to software development activities in both the backend (Java, Postgres, NoSQL) and the Front End (UI, JavaScript, Angular) areas of our tech stack.
  • Craft dynamic web apps for rapid delivery in an Agile development environment using DevOps practices.
  • Participate in the architectural design, innovation and development of new services within the Mimecast platform.
  • Provide technical oversight and leadership in a project capacity as a key subject matter expert.
  • Highlighting and driving improvements to the Software Engineering Environment.
  • Coach, provide feedback and share your knowledge with your team and the wider backend and frontend developer community.
  • Supporting and trouble-shooting, occasionally outside of regular office hours when needed.
  • Perform role whilst working toward the goals and objectives of the business.
  • Provide Hands-on problem solving with a willingness to do whatever it takes to complete an objective.
  • Plan and negotiate with peers to meet deadlines.
  • Encourage others to perform at their best embracing 'best practice'.
  • Manage your own time and priorities, without the need for micro-management.
Qualifications:
  • Expert knowledge of the Java programming language and runtime environment
  • Solid experience with Java core libraries
  • Experience building responsive UIs on the web that are maintainable, scalable and robust, ideally with Angular 2+ and Typescript. VueJS, Node.JS, React valuable.
  • Deep understanding of the Object-Oriented programming patterns and best practices.
  • A broad knowledge of the web platform as a whole (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, HTTP/S, web performance, web security, frameworks).
  • Experience with database servers and SQL, Postgres.
  • Knowledge of testing techniques applied to web UIs (for example, Webdriver, Protractor).
  • Great communication skills and evidence of successful collaboration with designers and backend engineers.
  • Passion for tackling complexity with simplicity and building platforms that can scale through multiple orders of magnitude.
  • Someone who thinks that searching for a needle in a haystack can indeed be exciting and not afraid of exploring unconventional solutions.
  • Understanding continuous deployment and SCMs.
Rewards:
We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including Employee Shares Purchase Plan (ESPP), season ticket travel loan, pension, private medical insurance for you & family including eye care, employee assistance program, life cover and a gym subsidization. 25 days annual leave + family leave and long service sabbaticals.
Office features: in our hyper modern and vibrant office space we provide breakfast, snacks, fresh fruit, soft drinks, good coffee & good tea all day long. Dress code is whatever you're comfortable in. MacBooks (specific to dept) or ThinkPads, iPhones, multi-screen setups and any other tech you need. Pet Projects innovation competition, Patent support & expertise, study assistance, social & charity events, volunteering time off and an in-house Uni.

Check us out here too….
  • StackOverflow: https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/companies/mimecast
  • Recent Post show casing our new office: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/alexd1_bestworkplaces-activity-6597460898426699776-6inj/
  • Software Engineering blog: https://medium.com/mimecast-engineering
  • Our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mimecast
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