Sr. Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Connexity Inc.

Role Location

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States


251 - 500 people


2120 Colorado Ave Ste 400
Santa Monica, CA, 90404, US

Tech Stack

  • Linux

Role Description

Connexity's software engineers develop next-generation technologies that help retailers reach qualified consumers. To handle information at a massive scale, our products and services utilize a rich set of open-source technologies, such as Spring, Solr, Cassandra, Hadoop, and Spark. The Connexity Commerce division is looking for engineers, who are deeply interested in developing loosely coupled applications across our service and stream oriented ecosystem. We need our engineers to be generalists with a keen interest in developing elegant solutions to complex problems and who lead through example.

With over 15 years of experience in digital marketing, we leverage proprietary online shopping data, deep consumer insights, and our own technology platforms to help marketers, brands, and retailers more effectively engage and convert consumers throughout the online path to purchase. Connexity uses our shopping data to connect the right audience with the right set of products or brand message. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Germany.

We offer amazing benefits including free, catered lunch (everyday), Flexible Time Off, 401K matching, paid leave for new families, green commuter allowance and much more

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of peers, with a passion for what you’re creating

  • Develop and maintain applications written in a Java-based SOA environment, operating on a Linux platform

  • Write detailed design and code-level specifications, and detailed project documentation

  • Assist in the writing of unit/integration tests and documentation for projects

  • Obtain deep knowledge of existing systems, as well as contributing to their overall design.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations

  • Develop systems and APIs for interfacing with external services

  • Perform tradeoff studies or building POC prototypes to rapidly identify preferred technical approaches

  • Design and develop public APIs; provide documentation for integration by external partners

  • Provide mentoring for less experienced team members

  • Remain current on technical / professional developments affecting area of responsibility

Required Technical Skills:

  • 5+ years of software development experience as part of a development team.

  • 4+ years experience in object oriented software engineering

  • 4+ years of hands-on development experience

  • Effective knowledge of Spring and IoC-based design patterns

  • Experience designing and developing large-scale distributed data processing applications (Hadoop, Spark, etc)

  • Expert knowledge of SQL for use in application development and business reporting

  • Strong experience in all aspects of the development of distributed applications, including requirements gathering and writing technical specification

Professional Skills:

  • Interest in developing elegant solutions to complex problems

  • Excellent technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in small agile teams

  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new concepts, technologies and processes

  • Strong experience developing software within an Agile process

  • Patience and ability to mentor team members

  • Ability to translate complex technical solutions/problems into key points to drive discussions with business

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/professional experience required

About Connexity Inc.

For over twenty years, Connexity has been building solutions and businesses that help clients better understand and connect with their consumers. Using proprietary technologies in segmentation, activation and ecommerce, our companies are global leaders in data-driven insights and marketing solutions. Today, we are proud to have three businesses in our portfolio: Hitwise, Connexity Commerce and Shop Your Likes. Through those platforms we partner with advertisers and publishers, who range from fortune 500 companies to the long-tail of retailers and social influencers, to deliver strategic business value and sales.

Company Culture

Our culture is a positive one of mutual respect. We pride ourselves on being a Best Place to Work, and cultivating an environment or respect, individual attention as well as team collaboration.

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