Senior Java Backend Developer

About us

At ASKfm, our premise is simple: we believe questions and answers are the building blocks of conversation, self-expression, and deeper understanding. As the only global social network built on a Q&A format, we bring more than 200 million people together across more than 150 countries. Unlike other social networks, how you engage with friends and express yourself on ASKfm is done through the lens of what other people want to know. Through the natural exchange of questions and answers we aim to be a safe, fun, and engaging place for learning more about yourself, and exploring the social world around you.


ASKfm is looking for experienced and business oriented Senior Java backend developer

What you get to do:

  • Maintain and develop backend for high-load project
  • Work closely with the Product, QA, frontend and administrators team
  • Optimize environment and development process for better efficiency


  • Software dev experience 5+ years
  • Java hands-on 4+ years
  • Experience in design of project architecture for high-scalability and high-load system
  • Able to design and implement independently features of any complexity
  • Writes maintainable code and has experience in writing unit/integration tests, doing result oriented code reviews
  • Good knowledge of Linux
  • Good command of English

We’d like you to have: (preferred)

  • AWS, Docker, NoSQL, scripting languages
  • Spark, Kafka
  • Jenkins
  • Practical experience with Redis, MySQL or PostgreSQL

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