Our product helps great companies improve.
And we'll send you to New York to visit them.
We help our customers communicate better. We serve Klout, Atlassian, DISQUS, Quiksilver and many more. Our product is rolled out company-wide, from the intern to the CEO. We’re now looking for a Java Web Developer to help us move faster.
What you'll do:
You’ll be in charge of small to medium-sized code projects right away, and then we’ll increase the task size a little every week, until you can work on new features on your own. You can demo your new features to clients and gather feedback from them. We value team work, code reviews and honest feedback, but everyone has to be able to work independently as well.
We’re constantly evolving: We're adding new features and improving existing ones, optimizing our database and algorithms, refactoring the service layer, culling old code, raising the security bar, and we’re rethinking usability all the time. We use Google App Engine, Apache Wicket, jQuery, LESS and lots of jUnit. We moving to a RESTful architecture and we're evaluating Backbone and Ember.
You're welcome to blog and to attend Barcamps, Meetups and Conferences. We're sending 2 people to jQuery Europe in Vienna for instance, and we went to Amsterdam and Dublin before. If you want to, we'll send you to our New York clients in spring.
You love to code and you can prove it! Prior work experience is a plus, but our main requirement is that you've developed projects of your own. Show us apps or games you wrote for fun, or OS projects you contributed to. Non-Java OOP languages are fine too.
You can work from home frequently, take extended leave, or work only 4 days a week. We don't have deadlines, and we're very flexible. Just bring your passion for code and usability.
How to apply:
Just send us a brief intro and a link to your portfolio website. Don't have one yet? Well, create one then.
We'll have a phone chat, and then we'll invite you to a 2-day coding session. The goal is to deploy your code to production.
We're 5 people on 3 continents. We're self-funded and profitable, and no investor tells us what to do. Our office is cozy, there's always some music playing, we have free coffee, tea, snacks and Club Mate, and we rarely run out of beer. And our customers love us: http://www.small-improvements.
We like to move fast, we experiment, and we're happy to learn from mistakes. We're looking forward to hearing from you!