Lead Software Engineer

Who we are.

Label Insight is quickly growing, venture-backed startup founded with the mission of helping consumers understand what’s in the products they use and consume. Today, our world class SaaS data platform is transforming the way brands and retailers interact with and share product data in order to bring product transparency to the consumer. 

Label Insight's employees share a common set of values that make us unique.

We are innovative problem solvers. We believe in transparency, both in our product and in our work. We have curious minds and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. We value scientific inquiry. We aren’t afraid to take risks, and fail fast to learn fast and improve fast. We embrace uniqueness. We are lifelong learners.

What you will do

You will be a key member of the software engineering team helping us shape, improve and scale our architecture and systems for all packaged goods, not only including food.  You will guide and help mentor the team in effective engineering practices and find opportunities to increase efficiency.  This role requires candidates who are innovative, iterative, and analytical with an outside the box mind set.

About you

  • You are excited and passionate about new and emerging technologies in web and software development.
  • You take responsibility for code quality and use of best practices across the development team through code reviews
  • You design and develop features with a focus on usability through a close relationship with business owners and a solid understanding of the end user needs
  • You proactively seek out and help us minimize pain points within our infrastructure, code base and development process
  • You stay abreast of the latest technologies
  • You enjoy working with Big Data to create optimized digitization of data processes.
  • Working closely with a development team is something you have done and enjoy
  • You’re able to manage your own time, whether working on a team in a collaborative environment or working independently

Your Creds

  • 7+ years experience developing in multi-tier application environments including web service integration
  • Experience in object oriented development and familiarity with the following technologies: Java, JSON, XML, JSP and Servlet containers (e.g. Tomcat), RDBMS, Continuous Integration tools (e.g Jenkins)
  • Experience with Java frameworks and tools for example: MVC, Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience integrating with REST APIs
  • Experience with source control
  • Experience with Big Data solutions is a plus (Hadoop, Cassandra)
  • Strong attention to detail, good communication skills and a positive attitude

Does this sound like you? We'd love to talk to you!

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