Staff Software Engineer

New York, NY 10006

Posted: 01/16/2019 Industry: Java Job Number: 4212 Pay Rate: 170,000
THIS ROLE & YOU
Contribute to a modern Java stack, built on Docker and Amazon Elastic Container Service. Collaborate closely with product managers and designers to develop a highly performant API using Dropwizard that supports our user-facing UI as well as third-party integrations. Leverage jOOQ to write typesafe, expressive, and performant SQL. Work with AWS Lambda and CircleCI to support a dynamic product development lifecycle.
 
We believe that close collaboration between engineers, designers, and product managers is an absolute necessity - this enables us to iterate quickly while maintaining a high standard of quality for the product. We encourage all engineers to bring new and innovative solutions to help raise the bar for the team.  Many of us are passionate about a particular layer of the stack, but we value willingness to navigate and deeply understand the entire application.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Spec and build impactful features alongside our design and product teams
  • Develop performant and expressive RESTful APIs
  • Architect systems that support complex real-world project management workflows
  • Work in an agile environment
QUALITIES
  • Passionate about backend architecture and performance
  • Committed to well-tested code (not just high coverage but effective tests)
  • You consider database schema as a first-class citizen in your software design
  • Bonus points: You are an open source contributor or have side projects that you are proud of
REQUIREMENTS
  • Computer Science Bachelor' s/Master' s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • At least 5+ years of professional software engineering work experience
  • Experience with statically typed languages such as Java
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience or comfortable integrating with third-party systems
  • Bonus points: you are fluent in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • We are open to strong candidates with different expertise who are excited to work with these technologies
BENEFITS
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Stock options
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Weekly catered lunches, happy hours, parties, and quarterly off-sites
  • Gym discounts and numerous other perks
 

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