Java/JVM Senior Engineer: Chicago

The Nerdery is seeking a Senior JVM Software Engineer to work on a wide variety of projects as part of our team.

About the Software Engineering Team

At the Nerdery, our Software Engineering team believes strongly in quality workmanship, meaningful collaboration, and outstanding customer service. We pride ourselves on being able to partner with our clients to develop custom software to solve their business problems.

From startups to corporations, our team makes an impact on millions of users every day.

About the Position

As a Senior JVM Software Engineer at The Nerdery, you'll have the opportunity to work on projects for a wide range of clients. We have opportunities to solve customer projects with a wide variety of frameworks and platforms such as Spring MVC, Play, and Scala. The position provides opportunities to expand your horizons to reach your personal development goals.

Most of our engineers contribute to a multitude of projects each year. You’ll never feel like you’re stuck working on a single project for the rest of your career. Click here to see what some of our JVM Nerd have to say!

About You

You are passionate, flexible, and ready to collaborate with talented engineers to craft brilliant applications from even bigger ideas. You’re a good citizen of the web who believes in choosing the right tool for the job, values including all users, and understands the power of testing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Architect web solutions and troubleshoot and resolve technical problems to satisfy customer business needs

  • Work with clients to understand business needs and create technical solutions

  • Provide technical feedback and leadership to other team members

  • Document key aspects of a project for the client and other team members

  • Contribute to our collective brain power through innovation and peer review

  • Work in JVM languages like Java, Scala or Groovy

What’s Next

After you submit your application, you’ll talk with a Nerdery Talent Advocate. The Talent Advocate will answer any questions you have about the job and validate that you’re the person we’re looking for. Next, you’ll receive the Nerdery Assessment Test (NAT). The NAT is a quick exercise that will provide you with an opportunity to showcase your technical skills. Once complete, an engineer from our team will review your NAT and either provide you with in-depth feedback on the submission or invite you to a second interview to discuss the opportunity to join our team.


We hope to hear from you soon!


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