Skyword has a great opportunity for an experienced Java developer to join our high profile technology scale-up, located in downtown Pittsburgh. If you are a highly skilled and motivated Java developer, with a track record of working on complex Web applications and you're looking for a challenging & rewarding scale-up environment, then we want to talk to you.
Work as a developer on complex Internet applications in Java and JVM-based languages
Assist in continual improvement of Skyword’s application architecture
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 At least two years of professional development experience working on Internet applications within a team environment
Experience in designing and implementing architectures for large-scale web application systems
Extensive experience in Java 8 technologies for Web development (AJAX, REST APIs, Spring)
Knowledge and proficiency in JSP tag libraries
Knowledge of another language that uses the JVM (such as Kotlin or Scala) a plus
Strong knowledge and experience with relational database technologies and SQL schema design preferably with experience in an ORM persistence tool such as Hibernate
Full life cycle development experience with latest versions of Java, MySQL or Oracle, JDBC, Gradle, and Linux
Knowledge of Big Data, Cloud, and Containerization technologies all are pluses
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; medical, dental, life, and disability insurance 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.