Software Engineer, Backend Infrastructure at Spredfast

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Come join us at one of the best places to work in Austin, Texas.

We operate multiple SaaS applications in the Social Media space. We work in small startup-like teams and love delivering value to our customers through shipping code. We deploy as often as we can, and would love for you to deploy to production on day one.

We are polyglots. Our teams operate with autonomy and an ethos of Do the Right Thing. We encourage each other to find the right technology to solve the problem at hand.

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

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

We’re hiring backend engineers to help us solve challenging problems using JVM-based, open source technologies.

You are...

  • An experienced (3+ years) software engineer who loves building and shipping products
  • An effective communicator who listens empathetically and articulates ideas well
  • Committed to your continued learning and growth as a technologist

You have...

  • Built applications with Java- or Scala-based technologies
  • Worked closely with other engineers, collaborating via git, pull requests and code reviews
  • An understanding of good software development practices, patterns and architecture
  • Experience working with HTTP REST-like APIs, OAuth, and JSON

You will…

  • Work with a sharp, tight-knit engineering team on impactful projects
  • Contribute to software design, architecture, documentation, development and deployment efforts
  • Collaborate with design and product teammates to build products that will generate the most value for customers
  • Participate in handling the integrations with Social Media Network APIs
  • Utilize technologies like Kubernetes and Kafka to manage the backend infrastructure and data flow
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, Hamburg, 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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