Starbucks Coffee Company principal microservices engineer, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience:

  • Analyzing, diagnosing and proposing solutions to application or business process issues (8 years)

  • Providing technical oversight and guidance on technical projects on a variety of application platforms (8 years)

  • Mentoring, coaching and leading other technical team members (6 years)

  • Microservice application development experience (2 years)

  • Reactive application development experience (2 years)

  • DevOps experience (2+ years)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and No-SQL Platforms. Experience with Cassandra preferred

  • Extensive development experience with Java, Object-Oriented Programming, and Scala is a plus

  • Operationalization of microservice platform, experience with platforms and tools such Datadog, Statsd, Prometheus or similar tools

  • Instrumentation of services, implementation ofmonitoring and alerting, and triaging of production issues.

  • Strong working knowledge of microservices development and relevant technologies such as orchestration, service discovery, service gateways and proxying

  • Strong working knowledge of Reactive application development tools and relevant technologies such as Akka, Spring Boot, CQRS, event sourcing, Kafka, Spark and/or Flink

  • Experience in architecting and building large-scale microservice solutions

  • Experience in architecting and building service API’s is a plus

  • Experience working in a containerizedenvironment and general orchestration of containers to provide a scalable,resilient and fault tolerant system.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to provide leadership, with the ability to coach and mentor team partners

  • Ability to think in broad strategic terms for technology and business

  • Ability to facilitate resolution of issues

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.