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Exceptional Java Software Engineer

at mohchi inc. in New York, NY   —   Jul 08, 2014   |  
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About You:
You're a broadly experienced, highly motivated, deeply talented hands-on Java developer who wants to change the world of e-commerce by designing, developing and testing elegant, efficient and performant front- and back-end code. You have a superior work ethic, a religious focus on quality, an open & creative mind, know how to build resilient, secure, large-scale software systems and thrive on solving complex technology problems and implementing practical solutions within the fast-paced and dynamic environment of an exciting early-stage startup.

About Us:
We're a small startup tackling huge, real-world problems in e-commerce and transforming the way we shop online & off while empowering small, neighborhood businesses with technology. mohchi (, currently in private Alpha, provides a consolidated online marketplace for small, local, brick-and-mortar businesses to establish professional online, e-commerce presence without any upfront costs or need for technical expertise, while making their inventories systematically available for search & purchase by neighborhood shoppers.

As a key member of the team, the candidate will help shape the product and work on a variety of challenging problems while building world-class technical solutions that address real-world customer problems in a meritocratic and collaborative work environment.
Design, write, test, and maintain front- and back-end code in line with best-practices and established internal frameworks
Work closely with the founding team in an Agile development environment to shape the product, deliver new features and improve existing ones
Take ownership of entire features/services & consistently deliver upon commitments
Contribute to technical infrastructure build-out
Technical expertise building Java-based enterprise applications
3+ years of hands-on Java development experience building web-based enterprise Java applications (JSP, Servlets, HTML, CSS, Javascript)
Working knowledge of Java EE, Spring Framework, UNIX, MySQL, mongoDB, caching, search indexing
Familiar and comfortable with a wide variety of open source tools and libraries
Solid OO design and implementation experience with the full software development lifecycle, including a strong focus on testing and quality
Strong analytical and verbal/written communication skills
Consistently high level of initiative demonstrated by (pro)active ownership of complex problems through successful resolution
Team player eager and able to work closely with, learn from and mentor others while continuously improving self and team
Curious about new technologies and their practical application in a startup environment
Flexible, able and willing to pitch-in and wear multiple hats in a dynamic and small organization
Experience with modern web-development technologies in commercial software development environments
Comfortable in Unix shell environments
- BS or higher degree in Computer Science (or equivalent engineering discipline) from a top tier university
- Authorized for fulltime employment in the US
- Local candidates only (NYC)
Salary + Equity
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