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Senior Software Developer - JAVA



Software Engineering
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Meet Benevity

Benevity is the way the world does good, providing companies (and their employees) with technology to take social action on the issues they care about. Through giving, volunteering, grantmaking, employee resource groups and micro-actions, we help most of the Fortune 100 brands build better cultures and use their power for good. We’re also one of the first B Corporations in Canada, meaning we’re as committed to purpose as we are to profits. We have people working all over the world, including Canada, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and more!

We're on the hunt for a Senior Software Developer to enhance our Engineering team and contribute to the evolution of our platform.

You will work in rich and diverse technological contexts.

All your past experiences will be useful to contribute to the many challenges we face. Our products are build on the top of:

  • Java/Spring Boot, PHP/Laravel and Vuejs all on AWS
  • JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js, React all on Kubernetes

What does our ideal candidate look like?

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • Keen interest in new technologies and web applications
  • Good English level and a strong ability to communicate
  • Team player, dynamic and proactive
  • Independent and problem solving
  • Focused on quality and results-oriented
  • At ease with the gitflow, clean-code principles and code reviews
  • You subscribe to the idea that companies should be socially responsible

What should you bring to the table?

  • Full software development lifecycle experience and still have a curiosity and are malleability to learn new things (we are not tied to just one tech stack at Benevity)
  • A commitment to leaving code/processes/people better than when you got there
  • Excitement and willingness to learn and become a subject matter expert within your product area
  • Demonstrable experience designing, building, and deploying performant, scalable, highly available and distributed systems
  • A proficiency in cloud-based architecture and automated release pipelines
  • An advocate for and experience in effectively managing and planning of technical debt
  • An API-first approach expertise with loosely coupled systems, and domain driven design
  • An openness to get fast feedback and be on board with trunk-based development, behaviour-driven development, and understanding how users use what you have built
  • An attitude and pride in quality code and have multiple approaches towards testing
  • Experience in improving and refactoring legacy code and optimizing existing systems
  • A track record of mentoring and leading developers and helping them develop their technical skills and the belief that everyone has something to learn and teach

Discover your purpose at work

We’re not employees, we’re Benevity-ites. From all locations, backgrounds and walks of life, who deserve more …

Innovative work. Growth opportunities. Caring co-workers. And a chance to do work that fills us with a sense of purpose.

If the idea of working on tech that helps people do good in the world lights you up ... If you want a career where you’re valued for who you are and challenged to see who you can become …

It’s time to join Benevity. We’re so excited to meet you.

Where we work

At Benevity, we have developed a Community First approach that we design our people's experience around with goals to build a strong community and culture, achieve stellar execution of our business goals and social mandate, and ensure Benevity-ites thrive. For those who live within a reasonable commuting distance to an office, we can split our time working in the office and from home to optimize the opportunities of both, with the requirement that we spend at least 50% of the time in the office.

Join a company where DEIB isn’t a buzzword

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are part of Benevity’s DNA. You’ll see the impact of our massive investment in DEIB daily — from our well-supported employee resources groups to the exceptional diversity on our leadership and tech teams.

We know that diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and passions are what move our business and our people forward, so we're committed to creating a culture of belonging with equal opportunities for everyone to shine.

That starts with a fair and accessible hiring process. If you want to feel seen, heard and celebrated, you belong at Benevity.

Candidates with disabilities who may require accommodations throughout the hiring or assessment process are encouraged to reach out to