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Remote, Northern Ireland

Job ID: R00451

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.


We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.


About the Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled software engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for designing and implementing complex software solutions. The ideal candidate must possess in-depth knowledge of the software development lifecycle, as well as experience with Kafka or other streaming technologies. You should also have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work independently or as part of a team.


What You Will Do:

  • Develop, test, debug, and maintain software components according to functional and technical specifications
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot software defects and develop solutions to fix them
  • Identify areas for improvement in our software development process and contribute to their implementation
  • Collaborate with other software engineers, architects, and team members to ensure software design and implementation meets business requirements
  • Write and maintain technical documentation regarding software design, coding specifications, and testing processes.


What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering with in-depth knowledge of software development processes
  • Experience with Kafka or other streaming technologies would be advantageous
  • Fluency in at least one programming language such as Java, Python, or Scala.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot software defects
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team on complex development projects
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and meet tight deadlines.


What Gives You an Edge:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and Jenkins.
  • Familiarity with ETL tools and techniques.



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At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.



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