Back End Developer

| Austin

Join a large-scale SaaS company in the social media space and one of the best places to work in Austin, Texas.

We write code. We operate in small startup-like teams and interface with each other through code, pull requests, and Slack instead of meetings. It’s how we scale.

We deploy as often as we can, and would love for you to deploy to production on day one. We make customers happy by getting features and fixes out fast.

We build back-end apps with Scala and Java. Think something is better? Our teams operate with autonomy and an ethos of Do the Right Thing.

We are vocal. Engineers, designers, and product managers are peers on teams to create our products. Our voice is critical in making our software awesome.

We don’t always get it right. We are human, but we commit ourselves to helping each other and learning from our failures.

We grow. We didn’t know all of this when we started, and our industry is changing constantly. We want new engineers that want to learn, and we want experts that want to set the bar high.

We’re currently hiring for several of our back end teams that are solving hard problems using JVM-based, open source technologies. Interested?

Must Haves:

  • Practical experience with Scala and/or Java in a production environment
  • Experience with git and collaborating via pull requests
  • Comfortable working in small teams and shipping SaaS features directly to production

Bonus:

  • Familiarity with distributed systems and datastores such as Kafka, Zookeeper, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, and Solr
  • Familiarity with relational databases and demonstrable experience with SQL
  • Familiarity with Dropwizard, Jersey, and Finagle.
  • Familiarity with DI via Spring, Guice, and Dagger
  • Familiarity with QueryDSL, Hibernate, and Slick.
  • Familiarity with Ruby and PHP

The Perks at Spredfast

  • An incredible work environment – fun, casual, fast-paced environment with endless ping pong
  • A #freesponsibility work culture that values #awesomeness and #teamswork
  • Swank offices in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and 401K benefits
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Fresh, healthy lunches catered four days a week
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks

About Spredfast:

Spredfast is a social software company and platform, headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in New York City, London, Madison, Wisconsin, and Sydney, that seeks to connect every company in the world with the people that they care about the most. Spredfast’s “Smart Social” software enables companies to manage, integrate, and amplify social content across any digital touch point. With global reach, Spredfast customers have managed more than one billion social connections across 84 countries. Today, Spredfast helps more than fifty percent of Interbrand’s 2015 World’s Best Brands to create first-class social experiences.

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Spredfast, Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Spredfast via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Spredfast. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Spredfast as a result of the referral or through other means.

Notice to Applicants:

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DrupalCMS
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

200 W Caesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701
200 W Caesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701

What are Spredfast Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
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