Java Software Engineer

Basho Technologies, Espoo, Finland

Basho Technologies

, Finland
How to apply

Please send your application by email to java (dot) dev (at)

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About Basho

Basho Technologies is the leader in highly-available, distributed database technologies used to power scalable, data-intensive Web, mobile, and e-commerce applications along with large cloud computing platforms.

Basho customers, including fast-growing Web businesses and large Fortune 100 enterprises, use Riak to implement content delivery platforms and global session stores, to aggregate large amounts of data for logging, search, and analytics, to manage, store and stream unstructured data, and to build scalable cloud computing platforms.

At Basho we believe in delivering great products, services and support. Our Client Services team has worked hard to establish an exceptional reputation and we are looking for people who can help us become even better.

About the Role

We are looking for a Java developer to embed within Rovio, one Basho's most important customers, to work closely with their development teams to help them get the very best out of Riak and keep the Angry Birds flying.

The position joins an existing Client Services Engineer on-site and forms part of the larger EMEA team.

You must be:

A good software developer driven by pride in a job well done
Possess an abundantly-positive attitude

Everything else can be accomplished in a few weeks with your nose in a few books, some coffee, and a few Skype calls with the team.

This is position is based in Espoo, Finland.


Very competitive salary.
Private healthcare.
Flexible holiday (take what you need when you need it, just don't dissapear for 6 months).
Attend related industry events.


Work directly with Rovio's various development teams to advise on and assist with:

Application design
Data modelling
Use of Riak's other features
Performance analysis


Fluent in Java with proven commercial development experience (5+ years).
Expert knowledge in data modelling.
Expert knowledge around Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)
Proven commercial experience developing web services
Competent in Linux/Unix-based system administration.
Someone who enjoys training and helping people.
An excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing.

Happy to travel periodically throughout the EU to represent Basho at industry events

Bonus Points

Experience with Erlang or another functional programming language.
Experience with writing / editing technical documentation.
Experience using NoSQL, Graph or "big-data".
Experience with distributed systems.
A Github account.
Involvement with other Open Source projects.

Our customers rave about our commitment to service, and our goal is to provide the best customer service ever to be offered by a software company. If that sounds exciting, we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Full time

Created: 20/01/2014

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