Skyword has a great opportunity for a Software Developer to join our high profile startup located in downtown Pittsburgh. If you are a highly skilled and motivated Java Developer with a successful track record working on complex Web applications, and are ready for the challenge and rewards of a startup environment, we would like to talk to you.
Work as a developer on complex Internet applications in Java
Assist in continual improvement of Skyword’s application architecture
Integrate in-house software packages with documented business-to-business APIs
Work in a team environment, collaborating with other engineers and members of other departments
Work with external vendors and customers’ technical teams on inter-system integrations
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
At least two years of professional development experience working on Internet applications within a team environment
Proven ability to write code to communicate with diverse external APIs
Strong experience in designing and implementing architectures for large-scale web application systems
Strong experience in Java 8 and related technologies for Web development (REST APIs, Spring)
Strong knowledge and experience with relational database technologies and SQL schema design
Experience in an ORM persistence tool such as Hibernate
Experience with Internet related technologies including HTTP, JSON, and general Internet protocols
Ability to develop Java based software to interact with external APIs, whether web service or library-based, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, etc.
Experience with CMS software (Wordpress, Drupal, AEM) a strong plus
Ability to work with customer and vendor technical teams to assist in integrations
Full life cycle development experience with latest versions of Java, MySQL or Oracle, JDBC, and Linux
Good organizational and documentation skills
Must be self-directed, confident, able to use best-practice development processes effectively
Able to work in a team setting using Agile practices
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
About Skyword Inc.
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 marketing 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.