Principal Software Engineer - Platform and Products Bazaarvoice
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Bazaarvoice:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth - when people talk to each other, they buy things they are happy with because they can trust the opinions of others. We created a hosted platform for collecting and distributing consumer reviews of products and other content. Each month, over 450 million people view and share opinions, questions and experiences on more than 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. We power a vast network of 3000+ clients such as Best Buy, Walmart and Samsung. If you shop online, you?ve used our platform. Our mission, just like our name, is to be the "voice of the marketplace", one authentic conversation at a time.
We insist on hiring smart people with a passion for technology! We promise to pay you well; to let you work when and where you want; to give you unlimited vacation and other great benefits; to surround you with a bevy of equally smart developers.
Who We Want:
Are you excited about driving the technical direction for multiple projects within R&D? Are you energized by the opportunity to own complex architectural decisions for an entire suite of products and services that have far-reaching long-term implications? Are you ready to provide technology advice and guidance to CTO/VP-level decision makers? Are you excited to collaborate with other Senior technical leaders across R&D to define and evolve the overall architecture of our solutions?
We have opportunities to make a difference both in developing new products as well as building the next generation of our data platform. We are hiring for multiple positions and looking for a range of experience.
Technical leadership: Can you drive complex technology decisions that deeply impact products with revenues in excess of $100 million on behalf of the entire R&D organization? Do you have the knowledge and the expertise to convince R&D leadership to go in the right direction when it counts?
Operations: Do you know what it takes to deploy and operate the software that supports 500+ million daily pageviews by 450+ million unique monthly visitors across 200+ million pieces of content on 20+ million products?
Collaborative: Can you work with CTO/VP-level decision makers in Engineering/Product organization and other Lead Engineers to understand the problem and find the best solution while keeping your ego at bay?
Passion for technology: Have you worked with enough technologies to understand the impact of technology decisions across multiple services and teams within R&D?
Problem solver: Are you a strong, analytical problem solver with a common sense and practical solutions orientation? Can you architect a complex system and write a mountain of code to implement the solution?
Accountability: Are you a results-oriented team player who leads by example, holds yourself and others accountable for performance and champions all aspects of customer and product initiatives?
Indomitable work ethic: Can you reject setbacks and enthusiastically persists until ambitious goals are achieved. Are you resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges in a timely matter?
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
You should have a degree in Computer Science or related technical field
You know at least Java or Python to start. Big plus if you know and enjoy other programming languages. We don't expect you to know everything coming in. But we do expect you to learn what you don't know and love learning new things!
Preferred Qualification and Skill set (may vary depending on the position)
Expert knowledge developing and debugging in Java on -nix
Experience with scripting languages, particularly Python and shell
Experience with filesystems, concurrency, multithreading, server architectures, and distributed systems
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
|Headquarters:||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy|
Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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