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Java Software Engineer

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.

 

This is an amazing chance to create a global online marketplace. You will have the opportunity to contribute to something exciting, new and creative. Working with the newest technology patterns and services, your work will be used by a strong and rapidly growing global online community.

What you’ll do

  • Design RESTful Java Spring based web services utilizing caching, messaging and asynchronous processing
  • Use the latest AWS and Google solutions such as EMR, S3, Lambda and BigQuery
  • Work with open source technologies including Apache Solr, Spark, Zookeeper and other software products to make the most beautiful things in the world available to customers
  • Work in a dynamic agile environment, assessing business requirements and choosing the right tools for the job
  • Use scrum and version control tools to be an efficient software engineer
  • Work with analytics tools using big data to establish trends, personalizations, and recommendations
  • Work closely with an outstanding Product organization to envision and craft solutions that delight our existing customers and attract many new ones

What you'll bring

  • Real passion for architecting software solutions
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you every single day
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome!
  • Experience developing code for high-traffic, consumer-facing websites in a professional production environment
  • Ability to fix and explain performance bottlenecks
  • An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art, and jewelry is always welcome
  • Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!