Backend Web Dev

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Intro

Spark Universe is hiring an Infrastructure Developer to assist us with ongoing projects as well as allowing us to take on more exciting opportunities.

This is not a full time position at this point in time, but can likely be extended to full-time in the future. We can also offer a full time position right away if you can take on the responsibilities of the open DevOps Engineer & System Adminstrator position as well (Please mention in your application if you do).

What you’ll do

  • Planning and building RESTful Microservices written in Java
  • Designing database schemas
  • Timeseries metrics for monitoring via Grafana
  • Communicate with our team in voice and in-writing

Your background

  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Solid understanding of Java 8, Java 17, Git, Maven, Microservices and RESTful APIs
  • Experience with databases such as: MySQL/PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis and Cassandra
  • Experience with message distribution systems such as: Nats
  • Experience with timeseries databases and monitoring tools such as: Prometheus and Grafana
  • Collaborating with other programmers using Git
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines from GitLab
  • Good communication and time management skills

Desired traits

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Desktop Web Applications
  • Experience with frontend facing applications built using TypeScript and React
  • Knowledge of the Minecraft: Java Edition protocol (Netty, Packets, and NMS)

What we offer

Spark Universe is a well-established experience design company in Minecraft. You’ll work with some of the best talent in the industry, in a friendly and flexible work environment, and a culture that empowers great work.

  • Flexible hours
  • Remote work
  • High standards and encouragement to grow
  • Online team-bonding activities
  • As a contractor: $25 to $35 USD per hour
  • As an employee: Negotiable (Possible in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Canada, Australia, Slovenia and the UK)

How to apply

Please send your applications via email to haydon@sparkuniverse.com, rafael@sparkuniverse.com and maurice@sparkuniverse.com (CC), and make sure to include the following details:

  • Your full legal name
  • Your country and time zone
  • Your age
  • Link(s) or download(s) to your portfolio (GitHub, resume, etc.)
  • Tell us a little bit about yourself, your path so far, and what you wish to accomplish
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