Web Applications Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17

Position Details

SpotHero is seeking product-driven engineers who are passionate, versatile, and thoughtful. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with all parts of the technology stack with advanced knowledge of multiple languages and frameworks such as Java, Python, Javascript, and React.js, to name a few. You’ll be working closely with our amazing Product Managers to build out new features and industry-changing products.


Who we are:

SpotHero is one of Chicago’s hottest tech companies! We’re rapidly growing with the mission of bringing the parking industry into the future through technology. Drivers across the nation use the SpotHero mobile app or website to reserve convenient, affordable parking on-the-go or in advance, and parking companies rely on us to help them reach new customers while optimizing their business. We connect the dots with cutting-edge technology, delivering value to both sides of this exciting, evolving marketplace.


What will you do:

  • Web/Mobile Application - Work on our consumer and operator sites to deliver the best experience to our users. We are moving from a Backbone.js codebase to React.js single page apps.
  • API - Architect and build out the API that powers our web/mobile application and native apps with a focus on speed, security, and analytics.
  • Parking Developer Platform - We have partnered up with Fortune 500 companies to bring the SpotHero experience onto their platform and integrating with their applications.
  • Operator Tools - Our Parking Garages are crucial to our business. We're building them a suite of analytics tools, to help them monitor and optimize rates and availability.
  • Internal Tools - We have a suite of tools that support our day to day operations that help us scale and expand to new markets.
  • Data - We utilize Redshift, S3, and Athena to house data from multiple sources and allow for incredibly quick big data analysis.


The following experience is relevant to us:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience
  • Advanced knowledge of one of the following languages: Python, Java, C#
  • Strong HTML, CSS and Javascript skills
  • Extensive knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with AWS (EC2, ECS, RDS, Elasticache, ElasticSearch)
  • Knowledge of Docker and containerized environments
  • A clear history of self-direction on complex projects, excellent communication skills, and a portfolio (GitHub) that demonstrates these
  • Knowledge of different web servers and architecting caching solutions
  • Ability to draft and visually communicate technology/design/architecture concepts
  • BS in Computer Science or a solid background of CS fundamentals


Nice to haves are:

  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Big Datatechnologies


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