Speakaboos is seeking a talented engineer / software developer to join our product development team in New York, NY.
Speakaboos brings classic children's entertainment into a digital world. Beloved characters and treasured stories are given new life through amazing celebrity performances, beautiful illustrations, and original music. At Speakaboos, children develop literacy skills while learning about technology in a safe and fun environment.
Developing and executing technical requirements for http://www.speakaboos.com
Architecting, coding, and testing Java/MySQL web applications.
Testing and enhancing existing product features.
Managing development resources.
Minimum of 5 years experience building scalable, robust, highly available, high performing web applications using Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, Hibernate and MySQL
Experience with JBoss, Tomcat, Apache, Ant, Maven, Log4j, SVN.
Strong sense of usability, and can create clean “release-ready” pages with limited designer support.
Strong attention paid to browser consistency, user-experience, and strict implementation of design and UI specs.
Knowledge of ActionScript is a plus
Passion for building high-quality products, with a focus on achieving releases.
Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure on multiple tasks.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
High energy and positive attitude in an entrepreneurial small team atmosphere.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in work experience.
Minimum of 5 years of software development experience.
Extremely organized & detail oriented.
Good team player & motivator.
Ability to plan ahead and meet appropriate deadlines.
Proactive in identifying inefficiencies in development pipeline and proposing sensible solutions.
Organized, methodical, detail-oriented, high energy, strong written skill, strong oral communication skills and creative.
Salary Expectations (Base + Bonus + Equity)