Software Engineer - Moldova at Extole

Location: Chișinău, Moldova

Company Overview

Extole is the leading enterprise advocacy platform. Brands use Extole to turn customers into advocates. Our enterprise advocacy platform and team of experts create beautiful advocate and referral programs, so brands can harness the power of online sharing to benefit their bottom line. Extole enables marketers to connect with millions of advocates, scaling word-of-mouth to acquire new customers and increase loyalty using their greatest competitive advantage: their customers.


Extole is built using a number of Java services that collaborate using REST and Kafka. Slower processing is handled by Spark running MapReduce on our Hadoop cluster.  Our consumer-facing frontend is composed of highly optimized custom libraries which are injected into client websites. The administrative interface is a Backbone application built on top of our REST APIs. We use Terraform to fully describe our infrastructure on AWS.

Extole's engineering is a close-knit team where everyone reviews each other’s Github pull requests. We are expected to learn from our peers and help others learn.

Responsibilities and Duties

We are looking for a developer to build rich, scaleable user experiences that are intuitive to use. Frontend Engineer roles and responsibilities also include providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle from concept and design to testing. Key components of this job include:

Contributing in all phases of the development lifecycle

Writing well designed, testable, efficient code

Preparing designs in compliance with specifications

Supporting continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review


BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Proven hands-on Software Development experience

Proven working experience in Java development

Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java platforms

Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.

Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL

Experience in the Spring Framework

Experience with Kafka a plus

Experience working in an Agile environment

Experience with Kafka, Spark, Hadoop a plus

Experience developing on Linux/Mac OS

Experience with Terraform,  AWS are a plus


You will work with a team of talented people in our Moldova office, located in the centre of Chișinău.

Extole offers a highly competitive salary.

Paid sick leave and vacation.

Flexible work hours