Java Developer

Category : Information Technology
Location/City : GA - Atlanta
Id : 37044


MessageGears the first email marketing solution of its kind. By combining the power and security of on-premises software with the efficiency and scalability of cloud delivery, we enable marketers to capitalize on every email. We're not interested in simply being another email service provider – we're disrupting an industry by providing a solution that gives marketers complete control over their multi-channel programs through advanced tech.
We're experiencing exponential growth and need great technical talent like you to take ownership of our future. Because we're growing, we'll be moving from our Midtown office to a newly renovated 10,000 square foot office space Downtown by mid-2017. Offering access to beautiful parks, an on-site gym, trendy shops, Marta, free parking and world-class restaurants.
We're looking for a Java Developer with AWS experience to join our growing team. You will be responsible for new feature development, improvements, and defect removal for highly available cloud-based messaging platforms. You will gather and further define requirements, estimate and plan sprint activity, and coordinate with Technical Writing and Usability engineers as needed. Lastly, you will build and test solutions to maintain our 99.99% availability and high customer satisfaction rating.
The ideal candidate will understand the Product AND the Customer! The candidate will understand the technical issues they face and create solutions those issues. The perfect candidate will have AWS experience and a passion for education.
If you have a hungry, motivated mindset, and an eagerness to be the best in the business. This is what your day to day will look like:
  • Quickly become expert in the products and features we offer
  • Learn in detail the infrastructure and application architecture for all components
  • Actively contribute to requirements specifications for new and enhanced features
  • Review feature requirements and logged defects as assigned and provide quality solutions (scope, clarify, design, implement, test)
  • Provide pre and post sales escalated customer support as required by Sales and Support organizations

Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Master's preferred
  • 6+ years of experience developing and maintaining enterprise or commercial applications
  • 4+ years of experience in a Java Developer role
  • Experience as a back-end engineer
  • Can efficiently design and optimize RDBMS schemas and queries
  • Experienced in resilient design concepts including SOA, loose coupling, message queuing, scalable redundancy, geographically distributed systems, etc
  • Prior experience developing cloud-based commercial API solutions
  • Not only has a deep understanding of Java as a programming language, but understands how JVMs function and how code impacts and is impacted by infrastructure resources (memory, CPU, disk, network) in a virtualized environment
  • Very comfortable and productive within Agile teams
  • Competent and active proponent of DevOps principles
  • Strong advocate of build, test, and deployment automation
  • Some familiarity developing and deploying applications into AWS including: EC2, S3, RDS/MySQL, RedShift, CloudWatch

What's in it for you:
  • Own product development for fast-growing, disruptive Cloud Messaging firm
  • Fill a vital role within the development team; product development drives the rest of the business
  • Help create and maintain the brand "voice" for MessageGears
  • See the impact of your work. You are the product for MessageGears
  • The goal is to look back and say "I helped build that"
  • Newly renovated 10,000 square foot office space Downtown by mid-2017
  • Access to beautiful parks, an on-site gym, trendy shops, Marta, free parking and world-class restaurants
  • MacBook Pro & 27" Thunderbolt display
  • Motorized sit/stand desks
  • Company paid health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Casual dress all-day, everyday (Flip-Flops and T-shirt anyone ?)
  • Flexible work hours
  • Free covered parking or easy Marta access
  • Use of company's 4 season tickets to the Atlanta Braves front row (We are kind of a big deal)
  • Fun, fast-paced, professional environment (The word "professional" is relative anyway…Right?)
  • Growth stage company with many opportunities for RAPID advancement.
  • We will pay for you to get certified!!!!! (Help us help you!)

EOE - M/F/V/D

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