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Jacobs Senior Back-end Engineer (W/M/X) in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we're embarking on an exciting journey as we initiate the development of our Digital & Data Hub in the heart of Krakow. Our mission is to undertake projects spanning various industries, including Consumer and Manufacturing, Defence and Security, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Government and Public Services, Health and Life Sciences, and Transport.

By working together in international teams and with different perspectives, we gain the experience that is our collective strength.

In Jacobs, every day is a chance to make the world a better place - let's design your career with us!

Jacobs has acquired StreetLight Data, a mobility analytics solution provider – marking the company’s second strategic acquisition in recent months and building on its strong foundation of existing technology and #data capabilities.

StreetLight pioneered the use of Big Data analytics to help transportation professionals and data analysts measure, analyze and improve transportation. Applying proprietary machine-learning algorithms to location data from mobile phones, vehicle navigation devices and IoT, StreetLight sheds light on travel patterns and makes them available on-demand via the world’s first SaaS platform for mobility, StreetLight InSight®. From measuring traffic volumes to optimizing new infrastructure to planning for autonomous vehicles, StreetLight powers more than 10,000 projects every month. StreetLight was acquired by Jacobs but continues to operate as an independent software organization.

StreetLight Data is seeking a high caliber Applications Engineer to be part of our growing team. This team member will work on the back-end of the StreetLight SaaS web applications (InSight, Construction etc.) that our subscription customers use to explore and visualize travel patterns in the real world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain customer-facing features, including both frontend and backend components, in the StreetLight SaaS web applications (InSight and Construction) and their analytics data pipeline

  • Interface among our San Francisco, Vancouver, Bangalore, and Eastern European teams, and mentor more junior engineers

  • Deliver product releases to production each month

  • Write automated unit tests and participate in peer design and code reviews

  • Collaborate daily with the other developers and QA engineers on the team, as well as with Product Management

  • Productize analytics models from the Data Science and Data Engineering team

  • Tune StreetLight InSight and Streetlight Construction for performance, scalability, and reliable operation to serve our growing customer base

  • Assist Support and Operations in resolving production issues when needed, and improve the product to avoid them in the future

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • 5 years of experience as a Software Engineer at a software product company, preferable in an enterprise market

  • 3 years of experience developing web-based SaaS applications

  • Competence and interest in both frontend and backend web development

  • Proficiency in Python (both would be a strong plus; Java, Ruby, or Go experience can substitute for Python in a candidate who is open to learning)

  • Experience with SQL databases

  • Product and customer orientation

  • Good communication skills - both written and verbal

  • Quick learner, and a strong team player

We offer:

  • Unique company culture fostering individual career growth and work-life balance

  • Full-time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

  • Hybrid working model

  • Flexible working hours (we start between 7:30-10:00)

  • “Short Fridays” (we work 6h on Friday)

  • Flexible benefits package (Lux Med medical care, psychological care, life insurance, My Benefit cafeteria system, including Multisport card co-financing, car park sharing system)

  • Membership in Jacobs employee networks (Women's Network, OneWorld, PRISM, Careers Network, Green Team, Toastmasters, Collectively and others)

  • Continuous development opportunities, including a range of professional trainings and certifications, Graduate Development Program, Learners’ Community, self-learning platform

  • Opportunity to take part in language courses (English, German, Polish)

We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disabilities, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. Find out more about life at Jacobs (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team recruitmentpoland@jacobs.com

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