- Los Angeles
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
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.
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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