Technical Lead Gemvara
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Why join Gemvara?
At Gemvara you will be part of a close-knit team that is passionate about changing the face of e-commerce. You will be surrounded by innovative people who truly believe in the company and in one another. At Gemvara, your ideas will be recognized, your intelligence will be applied, and if you work hard, your opportunities to succeed will be endless. Gemvara has an amazing benefits package and our culture is top-notch ? we work hard, but we play hard too.
Tech Lead; use Java to write e-commerce solutions to enable uber-customizable products and experience instantly to our customers.
Who You Are
You?ve always been one of the best developers on the team. You love working in Java. You like a mix of greenfields development and working with existing code to bring out new features.
You have solid communication skills. Product owners like working with you because you ?get? their acceptance criteria and even help them structure the stories. You may not directly manage anyone but you mentor other developers. You work to transfer knowledge to other people so you can always take on the next cool project we are starting.
Who We Are
We write software to generate prices and images in real-time. Our customers customize their piece on our website and they just aren?t going to wait. We have to be fast, we have to be right, and we have to look good. We work with all sorts of technologies: non-relational databases like MongoDB, indexing with Solr, job distribution with Hadoop, new frameworks like Grails. We have a datacenter but we?re good with the cloud too. We are an Agile shop and we release at the end of every sprint. You want to see your code, your features, your work in production fast, that?s us.
What You Need to do to Succeed
You need to bring and apply your top-level knowledge to our Java-based e-commerce platform. You need to be an excellent teammate, delivering software as part of a compact fast-moving agile team. You need to think like a product owner, understanding what needs to be done, and drive towards the MVP. You need to be a leader, suggesting new technologies and being open to new ideas. You will need to learn fast, think on your feet, and jump right on in.
What You Will be Doing
Working as a Tech Lead for an Agile team. Writing a new pricing engine that drives the entire site. Creating a new product publishing system that will allow us to release new products all the time. Developing new ways for people to create just what they want. We are not just an e-commerce company. We?re different and we have complex, challenging, and fun problems to solve.
||Boston, MA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Investors: Canaan Partners
, Highland Capital Partners All Jobs: at Gemvara
|Headquarters:||1 Financial Center|
Boston, MA 02111
|Industry:||Retailing / Distribution|
|Company Profile:||Gemvara's mission is to revolutionize how fine jewelry is discovered, designed and crafted. We are disrupting a centuries old market with new approaches to production, technology and user experience. At Gemvara you will be part of a close-knit team that is passionate about changing the face of e-commerce. You will be surrounded by innovative people who truly believe in the company and in one another. At Gemvara, your ideas will be recognized, your intelligence will be applied, and if you work hard, your opportunities to succeed will be endless. Gemvara has an amazing benefits package and our culture is top-notch - we work hard, but we play hard too.|
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