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Lead Engineer

New York

Join our Tech Team at Rakuten Marketing -- the #1 Affiliate Marketing Network in the industry! We offer a great place to work, learn and grow professionally. Our company provides exciting opportunities to work in a flexible environment and participate in international and inter entity exchange programs. We value continuous education and a culture of innovation!

Technical Leadership & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Product Manager to design, build and maintain a global product 
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications 
  • Perform and lead discussions around next generation technology evaluations
  • Identify and implement opportunities to optimize and scale existing architecture 
  • Work closely with business and technical teams on the product from initial analysis through implementation
  • Prior experience and willingness to lead and/or mentoring other core team members

Required skills and experience:

  • Solid industry experience with development of distributed, high-performance web based systems
  • Expert-level Java skills and design experience (including significant knowledge of core libraries and common design patterns)
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing, continuous integration and automated deployments
  • Experience in API design and development 
  • Ability to innovate and present new ideas/solutions 
  • Ability to work collaboratively 
  • Experience and strong preference for Agile development 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Knowledge of Linux and knowledge of NoSQL
  • Experience in next generation technology selection, research and development

Preferred skills:

  • DevOps experience 
  • Spring framework
  • Experience working with AWS 
  • Familiarity with API Management tools

Key technologies include:

Linux, J2EE, Oracle, MongoDB, git, Jenkins, Chef, JIRA, Maven, Tomcat