Senior Backend Developer @ MDM

Innovation & Engineering Hub – MAN Innovation & Engineering /
Perm Contract /
The Innovation & Engineering Hub by Volkswagen Group Services, in Portugal, delivers groundbreaking solutions together with our stakeholders, by developing sustainable and market-oriented products as well as innovative services.
Volkswagen Group Service is positioned in the market with a broad range of automotive services and supports the core business of Volkswagen, other brands and organizations.

Side by side with MAN Truck & Bus, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of commercial vehicles, we are hiring a dedicated team in our Hub. 🚚

MAN Truck & Bus is focusing on four key areas
• Alternative drive systems;
• Digitalization;
• Automated driving;
• Road Security;

Thus transforming itself from a commercial vehicle manufacturer to a provider of intelligent and sustainable transport solutions.

About the team 
Our MDM team is revolutionizing the automotive landscape with a robust and scalable platform, ensuring the rapid deployment of new products and services to vehicles. We prioritize our  customers' needs, delivering state-of-the-art solutions using agile practices. Our mission is to optimize end-to-end delivery, ensuring a continuous stream of value.

Your responsibilities:

    • Lead the development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of backend solutions and internal tools using modern cloud infrastructure in the automotive IoT context;
    • Drive the implementation and maintenance of functionality for our trucks using agile methodologies, significantly contributing to our technical roadmap;
    • Design and create products, prototypes, and MVPs for near-vehicle services;
    • Architect and manage cloud-native microservices using containers, serverless functions,  RESTful APIs, and event streaming;
    • Take full ownership of the products you build, including validating compatibility with embedded systems using hardware test setups;
    • Provide expert advice to your team and other teams on backend and tool development in an automotive IoT environment, continuously improving service, tooling, and processes;
    • Proactively identify and solve problems, acting as the interface between electrical engineers, IT technology, and users;
    • Embrace a results-oriented approach with a commitment to learning new technologies and solving problems innovatively.

Your skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in related field or comparable job expertise
    • Extensive Experience: Over 5 years of backend development experience, demonstrating advanced knowledge and leadership in the field;
    • Java/Kotlin Expertise: Deep expertise in backend development using Java/Kotlin, with significant focus on RESTful APIs and event-driven architecture (e.g., Kafka, Kinesis, SQS, MQTT);
    • Framework Proficiency: Mastery of frameworks, particularly Spring Boot, with the ability to leverage its full capabilities;
    • Database Management: Advanced knowledge and experience with SQL and NoSQL database management systems, capable of designing and optimizing complex database solutions;
    • Cloud Services Mastery: Extensive experience with cloud services (preferably AWS), including cloud paradigms such as Infrastructure-as-Code, PaaS, alerting, and monitoring, with a proven ability to integrate and optimize these services;
    • CI/CD and Microservices: In-depth experience in designing, implementing, and managing CI/CD pipelines and microservice architectures;
    • Software Principles: Solid understanding and application of Clean Code and Clean Architecture principles, with a strong emphasis on quality, maintainability, and usability.

What can we offer?

    • Attractive remuneration
    • Flexible work hours and hybrid mode
    • Attractive workspace
    • Active Health Care
    • Employee Benefits
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