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Senior Java Engineer

Job Title: Senior Java Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Salary: Circa $180,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AAJR 0343
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Backend (Java) Engineer
This is an amazing opportunity to be a founding engineer to help define the architecture and build a large, scalable platform


  • Great opportunity to be a founding engineer to help define the architecture and build a large, scalable platform
  • Build and deploy back-end for our platform
  • Design back-end cloud and middleware architecture
  • Implement software design best-practices, such as test-driven development and frequent end-to-end testing
  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services with security and performance in mind
  • Investigate solutions leading to successful delivery of well-structured, easily maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Author and automate test cases and implement comprehensive monitoring



  • Experience with Java, Spring or other modern application frameworks.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Mongo, Couchbase, Redis etc) is a plus.
  • Experience with Git or other source code management systems.
  • Scripting experience (Python, Bash, Javascript, Ruby, Perl, etc).
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet), is a plus.
  • Understanding of continuous integration/deployment best practices (Jenkins, build pipelines).
  • Experience maintaining and architecting cloud based infrastructure (AWS) is a plus.
  • Comfort in working in short, agile, iterative development cycles.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, priding yourself on getting things done with a high level of quality.
  • Strong desire to work in an unstructured, fast moving startup environment.
  • B.S. degree in CS or equivalent with at least 7 years of industry experience.


  • - Experience building a transformative product from ground up
  • - Competitive base salary + substantial equity
  • - Full medical/dental/vision benefits
  • - End-to-end ownership of your projects
  • - Casual and fun work environment
  • - Walking distance to awesome restaurants, in-office weekly lunches, and snacks galore