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Sr. Software Engineer (Backend Java) - Fortify

Primary Location: Sunnyvale, California

Job ID 7005151

Software Engineers are responsible for developing, modifying, designing, and testing of products, software, systems or process. Our products and systems are created with the intent to bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT—fast-tracking digital transformations across DevOps, HybridIT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. Our talented teams thrive on turning ideas into solutions that solve our customer's most complex enterprise-scale challenges. If you thrive on contributing to the next generation technology evolution, then we’re looking for innovators like you!

  • Full-Time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Minimal

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  • Analytical
  • Logical
  • Problem Solver
  • Results Driven
  • Team Player
  • Technologically Savvy

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  • Healthcare

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Balance

  • Continuing Education

  • Life and Disability Insurance

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At Micro Focus, everything we do is based on a simple idea: The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have. Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT—fast-tracking digital transformations across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. In the race to innovate, Micro Focus customers have the clear advantage.   

Our portfolio spans the following areas:

DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics

Senior Software Backend Engineer (Java), Security - Fortify

Fortify is looking for a passionate and talented engineer to join our development team in Sunnyvale, CA. The candidate should be experienced with all phases of software development such as designing, developing, testing and maintaining applications.

The ideal candidate will have experience in building modern microservice-oriented applications using Docker and streaming technologies that will scale our product to the next level. Our backend engineers work across the stack and are committed to deliver high-quality enterprise software. Fortify is a market leader for application security products in Gartner’s magic quadrant.

The Role:

  • Take ownership on project deliverables and timeline
  • Help scale the application and build new features.
  • Strong experience in web technologies that are highly scalable and performant
  • Build services, and systems that involves interaction across multiple components with scalability and security in consideration.
  • Show thought leadership and demonstrate mastery over object-oriented design practices and patterns
  • Work with customers when needed and develop new skills

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 7+ years of professional web development & relational database experience using Java.
  • Experience with microservice-oriented web applications, Docker and streaming frameworks
  • Knowledge of JavaScript (Angular) and .NET an added plus
  • Solid understanding of OO design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Track record of building and maintaining large-scale software products
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science degree required


Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

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