Software Engineer

JAVA Developer
New York
Posted 2 months ago

Our client has joined together with one of its competitors to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, they are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners — in the car, at home, and on the go.

Position Summary

You are responsible for building and maintaining the service that supports Voice interactions across our native mobile applications and third-party devices. As a team, we work closely with Product Management and Data Science partners to implement innovative features and measure their impact

  • Be comfortable working in a distributed team, in a fast-paced environment, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a collaborative attitude and love working with others to find elegant solutions to complex problems, always keeping the end-user in mind
  • Have a solid foundation in Java development and be comfortable building services at scale
  • Are familiar with cloud software deployment and monitoring tools and are enthusiastic about learning new technologies and skills.

Qualifications:

  • Contribute code to level up voice service business logic and APIs.
  • Write unit and integration tests and advise Quality Engineering on acceptance tests
  • Demonstrate working software during in-person and/or virtual meetings with stakeholders
  • Actively participate in and positively contribute to SCRUM meetings
  • Lead or contribute to investigations and discussions with other developers, product management, designers, data scientists, and talent curator/creator personnel as a representative of the voice team
  • Write documentation both for consumers of the API as well as for team members also working on the services
  • Perform service deployment, maintenance activities and respond to production issues as needed.
  • Mentor and train new team members or more junior engineers

Requirements: 

  • Good public speaking and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized
  • Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person
  • Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details
  • Creative writing ability
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years development experience with a focus on microservice development
  • Experience in designing and developing highly scalable, highly available, highly performant, and maintainable internet computing (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services)
  • Experience with API design/development (i.e. RPC, REST, JSON)
  • Experience with Spring/SpringBoot
  • Experience with Unit/Integration testing
  • Understanding of multi-threading, concurrency, design patterns, and their impacts on application concurrency and scalability.
  • Experience collaborating with data scientists, exposure to machine learning algorithms, and/or statistical modeling methods.
  • Experience with Voice platforms or Natural Language Processing technologies
  • Experience with anomaly detection, analysis of high-volume metrics, recommender, or search systems.
  • BA/BS or above in Computer Science or a related field

Job Features

Job CategoryMedia
TravelNone
TelecommuteHybrid (4 office, 1 remote)
TypeContract
VisaCitizen, GC Only

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