Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform Bazaarvoice
Job ID 2014-2569
Job Location US-TX-Austin
More information about this job:
Bazaarvoice is based on a simple truth; when people talk to each other, people buy stuff they are happy about because they trust the opinions of others. We see a day when all voices are connected and, together, help the marketplace function better. That?s what our name means: the ?voice of the marketplace.? We?ve built a network that connects businesses together to amplify the authentic voices of people wherever they shop ? online, in-store and mobile.
Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 20 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. Our technology platform channels these voices into the places that influence purchases.
Our network helps businesses gain access to a wider audience of shoppers and trusted consumer content to improve sales and marketing. Insights from our network data help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences, drive product innovation and performance, make better merchandising decisions and build brand advocates and loyalty.
Who We Want:
Do you want to work on something that you, your friends, family and hundreds of millions of others use every day, and actually makes you smarter about how you spend your money? What if you could do that with a bunch of really smart people in an environment that actively encourages learning, growth and individual development? Every day, the Bazaarvoice engineering team tackles interesting and challenging problems across virtually every major computer science problem domain, and we do it all at a massive scale.
Bazaarvoice is looking for outstanding people who are passionate about building great software, and want their work to have real-world impact. At Bazaarvoice, over the last 9 years our software has facilitated hundreds of billions of consumer-to-consumer conversations and interactions about products and services offered by the world's biggest brands and retailers. The best part is that we're just getting started, and we need you to help us take things to the next level.
For this role in particular, we are looking for individuals who have strong software engineering fundamentals (OO design, test-driven development, unit testing, code reuse, code reviews) as well as hands-on experience with highly scalable distributed systems across the full software lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy, support).
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
Requirements and Responsibilities:
Strong software development knowledge in different programming/scripting languages such as Java, C++, PHP, Ruby, Python, etc.
Understanding and experience building high-performance, scalable algorithms.
Understanding of Agile or Kanban / Lean software development methodologies
Experience using Linux as a software development platform, as well as some Linux systems administration knowledge
Experience with version control systems (Subversion, Git)
Experience using modern build tools such as Maven, Jenkins, Github, etc. a plus
Experience with Amazon Web Services a strong plus
We are interested in software developers who are hands-on and willing to dig in to tough problems. We love people who are willing to explore new areas, learn quickly, and apply their skills to challenging design issues. We want you to be a spark, bringing energy, passion and creativity to work every day.
||3900 N. Capital of Texas Hwy |
Austin, TX 78746
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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