Lead Software Engineer, Full Stack (Java)


Kitchener City, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/10/2021
  • Website: jobvite.com
  • Company Address: 1300 S El Camino Real, Suite 400, San Mateo, CA, 94402

About Jobvite

Recruiting technology has always been about innovation — the promise of sourcing and hiring great talent before the next guy. If, like us, you believe that hiring the best talent is of the utmost importance, then you should expect technology with a laser focus on helping you find today's greatest candidates.

Job Description

Jobvite offers a marketing-inspired approach to recruiting by combining the power of data and the human touch. We enable recruitment teams to personalize the candidate experience with a full-scale talent platform that accelerates and simplifies the entire talent acquisition process — from the moment the search begins to the celebration of the first promotion and beyond. We make it possible to automate communication through bot-powered texts and anticipate the employee journey with internal mobility and referral tools driven by human insight and assisted by AI. With a comprehensive, talent acquisition-focused suite Jobvite has been serving customers, including Dollar Shave Club, Dunkin Brands, Trek, LinkedIn, CDW,  Universal Music Group, Wayfair, Audible & Feeding America, since 2006. 


What You Will Do:

As a Lead engineer you will be entrusted with complete design and development of web-based SaaS products that delight our customers and scale out to millions of users. Your responsibilities will include scoping and leading technical initiatives that span across the organization and are not limited to a single team. You are comfortable owning the planning, architecture, development, and delivery of a SaaS based product. You will be a role model for technical and architectural excellence. You will help promote the best engineering practices in a fast-paced agile environment. You will work closely with product owners, and other stakeholders to understand the business needs and translate them to technical decisions. You will coach and mentor engineers at all levels.


What You’ll Bring:

  • BS, MS in Computer Science (or equivalent) in a relatable field.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in building and designing scalable SaaS based web applications.
  • 3+ years of experience as a technical leader responsible for designing and building highly scalable full-stack systems in the cloud environments, preferably AWS.
  • You have strong coding skills (Java, Spring, AngularJS, React, etc.) and a good understanding of distributed system design.
  • You have experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB/DynamoDB and open-source technologies such as Apache, Elastic Search, Memcached, etc.
  • You can thrive in a fast-paced agile and collaborative environment involving cross-function stakeholders.
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and can explain complex problems to technical and non-technical audiences. You have an ability to exercise good judgment depending on the situation, and the audience.
  • Highly Preferred
    • Experience in SaaS applications for HR related domains (Recruiting, Payroll, Benefits, etc.)
    • URLs to share with us showing open-source contributions, websites you’ve worked on, questions you’ve answered on Stack Overflow, or anything else that shows off your expertise


Jobvite is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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