Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

Job Snapshot

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Are you seeking a contract position with one of the top companies in Santa Barbara? Awesome work environment and working with a great team. Will consider remote candidates who can travel to Santa Barbara a few times a month. Don't miss out on this opportunity we are hiring immediately!!!

We are seeking  Backend Engineers Contractor (BEC) for Cloud Monitoring on the Engineering team is responsible for the implementation, design, architecture and quality control of the company's  Cloud Monitoring platform and it's features. This includes troubleshooting bugs and implementing new features as required in the existing architecture; even building new components as needed. A successful BEC will produce all required functionality in a timely manner and will communicate and work with colleagues to solve problems and improve the systems they work with. Furthermore, the BEC should have a deep understanding and knowledge level of the systems they are working with, so that they can effectively document their work and be transparent about implementation & design details.


  • Prioritize and plan for deliverables in an iterative development strategy, according to our 3 week scrum schedule
  • Design, document, code, and test technical solution for new systems or enhancements to existing systems. 
  • Follow agile software development methodologies for implementation.  
  • Working with various teams in the company to deliver new Cloud Monitoring features, improvements, and bug fixes that support the company's  business growth.
  • Envision system features and functionalities by analyzing business requirements.  
  • Troubleshoot and resolve product/application issues for escalated support cases. 
  • Collaborate with a diverse, distributed development organization. Our development team spans multiple cities in the US and Asia.
  • Ability to tackle performance and design issues at a deep technical level.


  • 6+ years of software development experience in commercial or enterprise applications.
  • 4+ years of full-time experience as a Java developer on Linux platform. 
  • BS or above degree in computer science or related field. 
  • Familiar JDK 11 and Java related open-source tools. Familiar with Test frameworks (JUnit, WireMock, Selenium, etc.)
  • Familiar with at least one of the following Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure, or GCP (Google Cloud Platform)
    • Certification in one of the Cloud Platforms is highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of web application architectures. Experience in SaaS Product Development dealing with large volumes of data.
  • Deep understanding of container technology (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Ability to quickly develop competencies in numerous technologies (i.e. you can learn quickly!)
  • Ability to work with a development team and develop strong, reliable, and effective relationships with team members
  • Excellent in communication (written and verbal) and collaboration with other functional teams (Support Engineering, Tools, Product, etc.).

Nice to have

  • Gradle/Ant Experience (or some other build automation tool)
  • Familiar with Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, BitBucket)
  • Terraform / Ansible
  • CI / CD pipeline experience

Contact for immediate consideration