Software Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Internet Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/24/18 by Mathew Samuel
New York, NY
Less than 5 years experience
Internet Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/24/18 Mathew Samuel

We lead the leaders. Ladders' community of 10 mm leading professionals come to us to be inspired, grow in their careers, and get ahead in their professional lives. We focus on the $100K+ job market, representing 25% of all jobs and about 50% of income in the US & Canada. We build data-driven tools, marketplaces, news and entertainment products for our growing audience, and the companies, recruiters, and advertisers that want to reach them.

We work best with people who enjoy using their talents, commitment and hard work to achieve great successes for millions of real life users through products that impact their actual lives. We are deeply technology-driven -- about half the company are engineers, technical product people or product designers -- but we never build technology for technology's sake. We're always trying to connect our efforts to the good it can do it people's lives.

Ladders is looking for mid-level Software Engineers, either Frontend, Backend or Full Stack, who want to code and build great products our users love! Work within a small, agile team of smart people while solving problems from beginning to end -- from product conceptualizations to engineering implementations. Some of the technologies we use are Java, Clojure, Git, ElasticSearch, and Apache Kafka on the backend and ReactJS, Javascript, Html5 and CSS for the front end.

We're proud of our engineers. Come be one of them!

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer:

  • First and foremost, developing software our users need
  • Collaborating with your team to brainstorm and create new products
  • Growing our engineering teams by interviewing potential software engineers

Basic Qualifications of the Software Engineer:

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer (frontend or backend)
  • CS degree or equivalent knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with ANY of the following: Java, Scala, Clojure, or Javascript
  • Experience working in an agile environment

Preferred Qualifications of the Software Engineer:

  • Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Great attitude!

We've been helping professionals, employers, and recruiters thrive since 2003 and are based on the 51st floor of New York's largest office building, with gorgeous views of New York Harbor and World Trade Center.

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.

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