Senior Software Developer

Company: Overstock
Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.DEC.2018


Who We Are: We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five nation...


Who We Are:

We are located just minutes away from Salt Lake City, Utah and several world-class ski resorts, and within hours of five national parks. Overstock is an original resident of "Silicon Slopes", one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology like our award-winning retail app (with amazing AR functionality) and leading blockchain and machine learning technologies. Our team embodies unique values and diverse perspectives, making Overstock a hidden treasure in the tech industry.

Our Mission:

Overstock's mission is to use, build, and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality.

The Role:

As a Senior Java Developer on our Personalization Team, you will work to enhance and maintain back end web services that serve product recommendations to our customers across our website. You will deliver important projects with a visible impact for millions of users in an agile software environment using a variety of in-demand open-source enterprise technologies.

Do you enjoy having technical autonomy and thrive working independently on a code base? If so, you will be the sole back end developer on this team (for now). Your strong engineering skills in back end web services will make you successful in this role, and any architectural skills will help you exceed expectations. You will work collaboratively with the Machine Learning team to integrate the recommender system APIs that they provide, implementing business rules around recommendations, maintaining related micro services, and having web services retrieve data from a variety of micro services and databases, both relational and noSQL.

What You Will Do:

  • Optimize micro services and micro service architectures for speed, scalability, and stability
  • Participate and potentially lead design discussions around multi-team projects
  • Ensure sound implementations of tracking and A/B tests
  • Help translate a product vision into the minimal software system required to support it
  • What You Should Have:

  • 5+ years' professional software development experience
  • Experience developing scalable production web service systems in Java
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Java
  • Unix/Linux
  • What We Hope You Have:

  • SQL/RDBMS, Cassandra, SOLR
  • Kafka
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Maven
  • Git
  • What We Offer:

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ
  • Onsite Daycare Center
  • 401k (6% match)
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
  • Indoor Bike Storage
  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park
  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg and Jason Mraz)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services
  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • *Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

    What We Value:

  • Wellness & Balance
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.
  • Physical Requirements:

    This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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