Lead Software Engineer Gilt Groupe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Small, autonomous teams. Decentralized decision-making. Scala. NoSQL. Team ownership of end-to-end quality. Support for open source technologies. A friction-free production environment. Distributed systems. Continuous delivery. Simplicity. Automation. These are some of the key ingredients of Gilt?s robust technology culture. If this all sounds good to you, then keep reading!
As a Gilt Lead Software Engineer, you?ll guide a small engineering team in conceptualizing, developing and implementing applications related to core Gilt initiatives. You?ll communicate technical best practices to our creative, UX, product and other teams, and influence others to do the same. You?ll use the Typesafe platform (Scala/Play Framework/Akka), Docker, Jenkins, Kafka, MongoDB, Ubuntu, Lucene/Solr, and other great technologies to develop high-quality software. And you?ll be encouraged to take risks and challenge yourself in new ways?from developing your own open-source projects to submitting proposals to prestigious tech conferences.
Fluency in a functional, imperative or object-oriented language (especially Scala or Java) and the ability to write clear, flexible and concise code
Source code management skills (Git, Gerrit)
Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Voldemort, Apache Cassandra)
Fluency in discussing web standards (HTTP, JSON, JAX--, XML) and APIs
Experience using Linux/Unix, CentOS, Ubuntu, and Mac OS
Familiarity with Jenkins and other key continuous integration applications
Familiarity with Apache Camel and Kafka
BS in Computer Science (or related field) or comparable work experience
6+ years of experience developing consumer web applications
has a basic understanding of user psychology, and hands-on experience at all levels of the stack
3+ years of experience leading teams and taking ownership of services and applications at scale
experience in fast-paced, start-up environments where engineers play a direct role in conceptualizing product requirements
endorses (or is very intrigued about) building a micro-services architecture
is proactive in mentoring others
works collaboratively with engineers as well as UX designers, editorial/creative staff and product managers
makes informed decisions quickly and remains cool and effective in a crisis
is on the leading edge of development paradigms, personalization, algorithms, service delivery, data at scale, continuous delivery and non-traditional technical management
We?re very passionate about preserving our culture of trust and autonomy. Anyone on our team can publish to our Tech Blog, give a presentation, develop an open source project, attend or speak at a conference, spend funds in the team budget, organize a meetup, or invite someone interesting over to our office for coffee (we have cold brew!) and a chat. We embrace our creativity and are open to embracing yours.
During the interview process, we hope to learn something from you: expertise about a new technology, for example, or insight into a trend. What?s your potential? What can you bring that no one else can? What open source projects can you share with us? We can?t wait to hear from you!
Gilt.com is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children; home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
||33 West 19th Street |
New York, NY 10011
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