Senior Software Developer (Java)

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Permanent Full-Time
Location : Name (EN)
Vancouver, BC

Your Role:

As a Senior Developer at Global Relay you’ll be using leading edge technologies to architect and build pioneering products that are used by tens of thousands of users globally to solve real world business problems. You also get to tackle interesting and engaging problems to do with scalability and high availability in big data environments.


This is an opportunity to work alongside some of the best developers in the city and apply your craft in an environment that encourages creative thinking and autonomy. Our software is developed by small, focused agile teams of developers and QA. We encourage our developers to think beyond a single component to build complete system solutions. Challenge yourself by learning new technologies, and apply your skills across our different projects and application domains. If you are committed to code that is clean, well-tested, well-reviewed, performant and secure then you’ll fit in around here.


Your Job:


  • Design and deliver clean and maintainable code

  • Write unit and integration tests for your code

  • Perform code reviews

  • Migrate existing services to microservices, with the goal of reducing complexity at the design and architecture level

  • Collaborate with product owners on user story generation and refinement

  • Collaborate with DevOps and Customer Support teams

  • Participate in knowledge sharing activities with colleagues


About You:


  • Minimum 8 years of experience in software development, including architectural and data modelling experience
  • Proficiency with multi-threaded programming
  • Experience with design patterns, data structures, algorithms
  • Experience with distributed systems, and working directly with QA and product owners.
  • Experience with dependency injection containers




  • Containerization frameworks like Docker and Kubernetes
  • APIs especially REST and JSON
  • Big Data technology, such as MongoDB, Hadoop, Kafka, or Cassandra
    with petabytes of data and millions of transactions millions per day
  • Git workflow
  • Continuous integration systems
  • Experience working on systems
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Python & C#

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governancesurveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global financsector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.


Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.


Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies – Platinum
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.


To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit


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