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Job Description is seeking a Software Engineer with a strong passion for technology and back-end programming to help us build new and innovate digital products that focus on 'Improving your career'. We believe in small teams of world-class engineers that can solve problems and innovate at every layer of the stack, and we want you to provide expert guidance and insights to those teams to ensure the long-term stability, quality and performance of our products.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer:

  • Contribute to the back-end development and implementation of a RESTful API for the web and/or iOS platform
  • Contribute to the implementation of our highest profile project
  • Mentor junior engineers and help us to grow a world-class engineering team
  • Collaborate with your team in brainstorming, designing and implementing new solutions
  • Suggest tools and best practices to improve our stability, performance and site quality

 Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a developer
  • CS degree or equivalent knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong OOP and modeling skills
  • You know XP engineering practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You’ve contributed to an open source project
  • You know the JVM and the ecosystem of supporting tools inside and out
  • Programming experience with Java and/or Scala

About TheLadders is in the business of connecting jobseekers, recruiters and employers.  Our mission statement is to “Find the right person for the right job.” We seek out motivated people who will dig deep into the emotional and business drivers of our customers and help them make meaningful connections. Individually and collectively we solve problems, not with a sense of obligation, but rather responsibility. Everyone is empowered to make the tough decisions which will make our products and services even more valuable to our customers.

Based in SoHo, we have one of the most open and advanced Agile workplaces in New York City. We practice continuous integration, test-driven development, peer code reviews, pair programming and collaborative design studios. You’ll be on the cutting edge of current software development best practices and in the position to assist in the introduction of new ones


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We have great benefits

Excellent Health Insurance!401K with Fidelity Investments. We'll match up to 6% of salary :-)Unlimited Paid Vacation Days!! Yes, your read this correctly :-)Professional Development! Up to $3500 per year to attend conferences!$1000 per year for a Gym Membership!!Free Catered Breakfasts & Lunches

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Software Engineer - Backend RESTful API Development at TheLadders - Java