Skyword has a great opportunity for a Junior Back End Java Developer to join our high profile Web startup located in downtown Pittsburgh. If you are a motivated Java developer with a desire to work on complex Web applications, and are ready for a challenging & rewarding startup environment, then we want to talk to you!
Work as a developer on complex Internet applications, primarily in Java
Work in a team environment, collaborating with other engineers and members of other departments
Work on jobs of diverse scope and complexity requiring independent action and decision-making
Exercise judgment, applying creativity and ingenuity in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Professional development experience working on Internet applications within a team environment
Experience in Java 8 and related technologies for Web development (JSP, AJAX, REST APIs, Spring)
Knowledge of relational database technologies, preferably with experience in an ORM persistence tool such as Hibernate
Knowledge of another language that uses the JVM (such as Kotlin or Scala) a plus
Knowledge of NoSQL/Big Data technologies
Have worked with Machine Learning technologies
Understanding of principles of good software engineering
Able to work in a team setting using Agile practices
Good organizational and documentation skills
Must be self-directed, confident, able to use best-practice development processes effectively
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary; generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans; 401(k) plans; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays and an open, friendly work environment
Skyword moves brands – and their content – forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients’ content marketi...ng programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, New York City and Miami.
Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.