Senior Software Engineer

Ladders   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Software

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 155 days ago

  by    Suhail Lallmohamed

This job is no longer available.

Ladders is coming off a terrific 2017, and looking forward to an even better 2018. The results speak for themselves:

#1 fastest-growing career site in the USA in 2017 according to comScore. We grew traffic an astounding 128% and are back in the Top Ten largest career sites nationally.

#1 for Facebook Engagement among all career sites. With the launch of Ladders News in April, we dominated the world?s largest social network and beat Indeed, LinkedIn, and everybody else in our space.

#1 highest average income of all national career sites. The average Member at Ladders earns $149K / year, which makes us a top place for companies and recruiters to find their best professionals.

#1 Best-seller on Amazon: our career guides have taken top spot in Careers, Resumes, and Job-hunting categories on Amazon books.

Over the past year, we?ve upgraded our systems, people, business, and product. We?ve added new leaders who have brought new energy and new momentum.

If you?re looking for a fast-paced, growth environment, with the chance for significant responsibility and career growth, we?d love to talk.

Ladders is looking for Senior Software Engineers, either frontend, backend or full stack, who want to write great code, and help build and mentor a team. You?ll work within a small, agile team of smart people while solving problems from beginning to end -- from product conceptualizations to engineering implementations. We use Scala, Java, Clojure, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, and Storm on the back end, and Backbone.js, JavaScript, React, Flux, HTML5, and CSS for the front end.

We?re an engineering-team-driven organization and we're proud of our engineers. Come be one of them!

Responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer:

  • First and foremost, developing software our users need
  • Mentoring junior and mid-level engineers
  • Collaborating with your team to brainstorm and create new products
  • Growing our engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting, and hiring
  • Making informed decisions quickly, and taking ownership of services and applications at scale
  • Working collaboratively with others to achieve goalsBeing a persistent, creative problem ?solverRemaining cool and effective in a crisis
  • Staying on the leading edge of development practices
  • Passionate about great technologies, especially open sourceNot only understanding business needs, but also knowing how to create the tools to manage them


Basic Qualifications of the Senior Software Engineer:

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer (front end and/or back end)
  • Fluency with functional, imperative, and object-?oriented languages; knowledge of Java, Scala, or JavaScript would be especially useful
  • Fluency in front-end technologies, especially JavaScript and Backbone.js or React
  • CS degree or equivalent knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong OOP and modeling skillsExperience working in an agile environment


Preferred Qualifications of the Senior Software Engineer:

  • Knows the JVM and the ecosystem of supporting tools inside and out
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Ready to have a great time!!