Java Developer (258-897)

Serving over 5 million senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities. Visit www.smartbrief.com for more details.

We’re expanding rapidly and looking for exceptional, motivated talent to join our team. At SmartBrief, employees enjoy an entrepreneurial work environment with accelerated advancement opportunities. We offer competitive compensation along with outstanding benefits, including stock options, 401(k), and 100% company-paid health care. SmartBrief is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As a Java Developer, you will design, develop, deploy, maintain and enhance our content and advertising systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop product features with minimal supervision.
  • Contribute to engineering practices, architecture, and implementations.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation on processes and code.

Additional preferred skills:

  • Experience with other platforms and technologies (e.g. PHP/Drupal, REST API design, JavaScript).
  • Development and deployment using Linux or UNIX systems.
  • Source code management and bug tracking software, especially Mercurial and Jira.
  • Comfort with Agile software development practices, including test driven development, continuous integration, and iterative development.
  • Eagerness to work in a collaborative environment, including teaching and learning from teammates.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or other software-related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2+ years relevant work experience, including programming experience with Java web applications and SQL.
  • Adaptability and curiosity about unfamiliar frameworks and technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.

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