Software Engineer II

Job Locations US-MA-Wilmington
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2022 8:41 AM)
Job ID
Engineering - Development & Architecture


TraceLink is seeking a full-time, experienced Software Engineer II to join our team and build backend applications that will form an integral part of our supply chain SaaS platform. If you’re self-motivated, intellectually curious and motivated by designing and developing innovative products for global organizations, you could be a good fit for our team.You will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of cutting edge cloud applications, running in our Kubernetes (AWS EKS) hosted, RxJava/Vert.x cloud platform. All of this within the Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical supply chain domain.


The Software Engineer II is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of microservices that interface with data at a large scale, as well as all related activities within the application development process. You will:
  • Develop software that takes best advantage of our cloud-based fully-distributed architecture
  • Provide architectural input for software development efforts utilizing a good understanding of various technologies such as web applications, relational and NoSQL databases, information security, cloud-based services, etc.
  • Provide high-level analysis and design reviews to apply appropriate technologies and architecture to solve conceptual problems; ensure design, structure, and content meet performance guidelines
  • Research and remain informed of new technologies and tools, and how such technologies could be applied at TraceLink; recommend extension, expansion, and update of technology standards, practices, and methodologies
  • Actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with product owners, other product stakeholders, and team members
  • Review and analyze current systems and processes, matched against user needs and business requirements to determine technical requirements
  • Accurately estimate tasks, and hit those estimates and provide regular status updates as part of our scrum-based Agile development process
  • Work closely with our QA team; assist with test planning as appropriate
  • Integrate 3rd party components as appropriate


Candidates must possess the following skills and traits:
  • 3-7 years software development experience
  • Experience in software development in Java (preferred) or similar languages
  • Experience in developing web-services and web-based APIs
  • Experience in building cloud-based applications on platforms such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with microservices architecture, NoSQL and RDBMS databases, REST architecture, JSON, Docker based deployment, Dropwizard or similar framework
  • Experience in database design and working with very large data sets
  • Experience with software development best practices: version control, defect tracking, unit testing, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines
  • Self-motivated, results oriented and comfortable setting and meeting deadlines
  • Proven experience in debugging complex issues
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
Helpful skills and experience:
  • Experience developing a product in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with Amazon AWS deployment and services
  • Experience with distributed computing architectures
  • Experience in large-scale, distributed database systems
  • Experience with NoSQL architectures
  • Experience in developing Enterprise Software (e.g. Supply Chain, ERP, Manufacturing)
  • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry


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