Software Development Engineer II (Backend – Java) | LivePerson | Remote (United States)

Software Development Engineer II (Backend – Java) | LivePerson | Remote (United States)

Remote US
Application ends: October 3, 2024
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Job Description

LivePerson (NASDAQ: LPSN) is the global leader in enterprise conversations. Hundreds of the world’s leading brands — including HSBC, Chipotle, and Virgin Media — use our award-winning Conversational Cloud platform to connect with millions of consumers. We power nearly a billion conversational interactions every month, providing a uniquely rich data set and safety tools to unlock the power of Conversational AI for better customer experiences.

At LivePerson, we foster an inclusive workplace culture that encourages meaningful connection, collaboration, and innovation. Everyone is invited to ask questions, actively seek new ways to achieve success, nd reach their full potential. We are continually looking for ways to improve our products and make things better. This means spotting opportunities, solving ambiguities, and seeking effective solutions to the problems our customers care about.

Overview

In this role as a Software Development Engineer II – Full stack or BE, you will be a highly contributing member of a core engineering team working to build the LivePerson Voice offering expertly integrating it into the existing LivePerson offering and different contact center solutions. In this role, you will be exposed to new technologies and architectures, will work with Principal engineers and architects to design and execute new solutions. You must be a team player, motivated, ambitious and eager to grow through build and successful delivery of industry-shifting products. 

You will:

  • Learn new technologies and architectures, including work with LivePerson’s award winning Voice AI solution, voice based telephony, and new product development. 
  • Work with Product Management and leadership to bring your engineering experience to the table and ideate new features and functionality
  • Help to create reliable, scalable, high performance software solutions deployed in a public cloud environment using the latest software, automations and testing tools available.
  • Work on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about building good software as well as making software achieve its operational goals.
  • Develop Java based backend services
  • If Full stack, Develop UI using Vue, Angular

You have

  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • 4+  Experience with programming languages: Java
  • 3+ years of experience in development of Microservices, RESTful API, backend systems and successful production software systems
  • Strong Object Oriented design and implementation experience, strong knowledge of web protocols, and knowledge of distributed systems architectures.
  • Solid understanding of Data Structures and Algorithm Design
  • Experience with one of the following: Kafka, Elasticsearch, Redis
  • Experience in databases technologies like MySQL, Postgres, Firestore
  • Experience with Git, Jenkins, and other Development tools
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advocating and executing on automated testing strategies in all developed code and helping to ensure code quality and consistency for your team. 
  • Experience working on large scale deployments and performance tuning
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Good to have Development experience with Unix, Docker, and Kubernetes infrastructure on GCP/GKE
  • Good to have 2+ years of experience in building UI using web frameworks like Vue, Angular or other JavaScript
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Benefits

  • Health: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Time away: Vacation and holidays
  • Development: Generous tuition reimbursement and access to internal professional development resources.
  • Equal opportunity employer

Why You’ll Love Working Here

As leaders in enterprise customer conversations, we celebrate diversity, empowering our team to forge impactful conversations globally. LivePerson is a place where uniqueness is embraced, growth is constant, and everyone is empowered to create their own success. And, we’re very proud to have earned recognition from Fast Company, Newsweek, and BuiltIn for being a top innovative, beloved, and remote-friendly workplace.

Belonging At LivePerson
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

We are committed to the accessibility needs of applicants and employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should inform their recruiting contact upon initial connection.