Software Engineer - Application

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 09-12-2017
This company’s tools make it easier for people to create websites that tell their stories. They help everyone from individuals and local artists, to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses.  
 
They are looking for a Software Engineer to join their team (already over 500) - headquartered in downtown Manhattan. The Product Engineering team here is dedicated to creating the most seamless, integrated product possible. They love individuals who are self-motivated with a strong interest in product development as well as a deep technical understanding. 
 
They want someone who demonstrates sharp intellectual curiosity, a collaborative work ethic, and are able to:
 
  • Design and build new features into the platform from top to bottom: crafting UIs with modular JavaScript and building backend services with Java
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, pragmatic code)
  • Work closely with other engineers, designers, and marketers to ship extraordinary product
  • Actively contribute to the team and company standards
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years of experience working on complex, high-traffic systems
  • Experience with Java, JavaScript, and a NoSQL database (preferably MongoDB)
  • Keen product sensibilities, with a desire to discover and fulfill the needs of users
  • Experience building highly interactive web applications, working up and down the stack
  • Strong understanding of database schema design
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design practices
  • Ability to work full time in New York City
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