Software Engineer - Chat Client Startup - NYC

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 02-22-2017

Key role for a seasoned and passionate top-tier developer. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial self-starter, excited to work on a small collaborative team, passionate about clean and maintainable code, has a proven track record of designing scalable applications, strong understanding of DevOps, zero-downtime deployment procedures, and relational and no-SQL databases.

You have:

  • BS, MS or Ph.D in Computer Science, Math or other closely related degree
  • 5-10 Years of experience building scalable software for the web in Java, Scala, C++ or similar (currently using Scala)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript, AngularJS, and other front end technologies
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, go-getter attitude and hunger to “go big”
  • Exceptional understanding of web technologies, REST APIs, concurrency and system architecture
  • Strong engineering culture and passion for best practices
  • Proven track record of building for scale and performance
  • Technical curiosity and enthusiasm to move around the stack
  • Solid knowledge of Relational SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Passion for developing well-tested flexible solutions
  • Ability to scope and plan projects and juggle multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail and desire to build top quality, market-leading product
  • Ability to own your work, strive for excellent while shipping fast and desire to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environment
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