Want to work at a start-up where you can really make a difference?
Glassdoor, the world’s fastest growing career community and 2012 Webby Winner for “Best Employment Website”, is looking for a talented Lead Java Software Engineer to help take our product to the next level. This is your chance to share your work with a worldwide community of over 14M users and make your mark on the #1 employment app on Facebook – and we’re just getting started.
We're located in Sausalito, CA (just minutes from San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge). Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in an early stage startup backed by top-tier VCs (Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill, Battery Ventures, and DAG Ventures).
We believe that work is one of the most important parts of our lives, so we also we believe in a winning culture and great benefits:
- 2012 Winner 'Best Places to Work' in the North Bay Area
- Fun, flexible, and casual environment
- Free fruit, snacks, and drinks
- Hack days and team outings (ball games, hikes, paddle boarding, etc.)
- 3 weeks of vacation and great benefits - we cover employee 100% / dependent 90%
As a Lead Java Software Engineer, you will play a central role in the design and development of the Glassdoor product. The ideal candidate will have a passion for development and a strong background in building dynamic, high-volume web sites with Java using an Agile development methodology.
As a fast-growing startup, we look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises. In this role you work with a small, collaborative team of engineers, product managers, and designers – so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also a must. But most importantly – we look for people that can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver – because it’s a lot more fun to get things done.
7+ years of software development experience on large scale, high-volume sites
Experience in engineering leadership roles, including establishing best practices, creating core architecture for a site and mentoring more junior engineers on the team
Experience with “faster, lighter” Java tools including refactoring IDE’s, Spring, Hibernate, Lucene and other open source technologies
Bonus: experience working on information retrieval or hard core search technologies
Bonus: experience building mobile web applications or products for international audiences, including localization
Extra Bonus Points: you’re fun to be around!
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent