Experian Company Profile

Senior Software Engineer at Experian (Sofia, Bulgaria)

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Job Description

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2018, for the fifth consecutive year, Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies.” We employ approximately 17,000 people in 38 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil. At Experian, we are committed to building an inclusive culture and to creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as our people. Some roles lend themselves to flexible options more than others, and if this is important to you, we are open to discussing agile working opportunities during the hiring process. Experian is currently expanding Sofia based Global Software Group division and is looking for Senior Software Engineer for newly formed Optimization Solutions team. Next Generation Optimization Solutions are technological evolution of globally available Experian product MarketSwitch Optimization. The product helps businesses to evaluate competing goals, priorities and deliver customer-centric solutions by applying mathematical/statistical models to different optimization problems including Big Data scenarios. Development team’s core objective is to transform current product into customer friendly and appealing Software as a Service solution which simplifies KPIs driven optimization and strategy validation. This role would suit someone with good technical experience in one of the following: Java, C/C++, .Net, and has worked with the Spring Framework. In terms of best practice, the teams work using SCRUM within agile and continuous delivery environment. Responsibilities: •Working in a Scrum Product development team •Quickly researching new technologies and applying gathered knowledge •Creating product designs or architectures in accordance with the long-term product strategy •Documenting findings and proposed solutions •Participating in grooming of business requirements in cooperation with Product Owner and suggesting optimal and creative technical approaches •Delivering high quality software by meeting all functional and non-functional product requirements •Producing unit and other automated and/or manual end-to-end tests •Performing peer code reviews •Participating in the formulation of technical requirements •Integration with other Experian and/or external products and frameworks •Being able to comply with deadlines •Involvement and participation in the SCRUM and Kanban process •Working in distributed multi culture environment The successful candidate will have: •Minimum of 5 years programming experience •Excellent understanding of OOP concepts and proven expertise with design patterns and architectures •Extensive expertise with enterprise systems and applications •Experience with OSGi, Spring Framework, Spring Boot •Experience with MS SQL, Oracle, NoSQL databases •Experience with Continuous Integration and Linux •Product and Team responsibility •High motivation for continuous learning, acquiring of new skills and knowledge •Open communication attitude (i.e. active listening, giving feedback), strong presentation skills and fluency in written and verbal English •Self-organization, efficiency, good time management and ability to work as part of a distributed Team(s) •Working experience with SCRUM / Kanban processes •University Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent Any of the following abilities and skills will be considered an advantage: •Knowledge or previous experience with optimization and analytics solutions •Experience with SOA architecture – SOAP, REST •Experience with AWS & Continuous Deployment •Experience as a Scrum Master We offer: • Personal Development - career pathway for professional growth supported by learning and development programs and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books • Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time • Social benefit package - life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance, transportation card, corporate discounts, Multisport card, and a Share options scheme • Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation and 3 additional paid days for participation in Social responsibility events • Opportunity for Flexible working hours and Home Office