Backend Engineer


You are interested in large-scale content aggregation, data processing, and storage. We expect you to work closely with others and provide leadership, code discipline, and project design by example. You are extremely driven and want to assume ownership over an important part of our technology to build a solid product stack. You will use your expert Java skills to design and build highload web applications and service-oriented systems for storing, processing, and searching a very large volume of unstructured text. In doing so, you will solve a wide variety of engineering challenges, ranging from data flow, to storage, to aggregation, to supporting APIs / presentation layer / data pipelines / web apps. You have experience developing in OSX and/or Linux. You are comfortable with change. You’ve had positive experience working for a startup before.


Required Skills

  • Java (5+ years)

  • AWS

  • ElasticSearch

  • Spark Streaming (or similar)

  • Hadoop

  • Spring MVC



  • Implement multi-tier scalable SaaS architectures

  • Design and consume RESTful web service APIs via microservices

  • Deploy to and manage apps in the cloud

  • Bonus - hands-on experience with:

    • machine learning, statistics, natural language processing

    • bash/unix tools, security, caching

    • ReactJS, iOS



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