Software Engineer - Java SDK

San Francisco, CA 94111

Posted: 06/24/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 11287

Blackstone is partnered with a cool growing start up located in San Francisco to identify a Senior  Software Engineer with a Java focus.  This Senior Software Engineer will need to have strong CS fundamentals.

This Senior Software Engineer also needs to possess strong JVM / Java Eco System  knowledge that can help mentor employees as well. (Threading, Maven, distributed system, garbage collector, etc.)

Senior  Software Engineer
San Francisco, CA
Direct hire/perm


  • Work with other SDK Engineers to maintain both the SDKs and associated tools
  • Participate in code reviews with a critical eye for quality
  • Improve unit and integration testing within the client SDK and associated tools
  • Troubleshooting and triage of reported issues and feature requests
  • Coordination with product leadership about prioritization of existing and upcoming issues
  • Understand, quantify, and communicate the performance impacts of fixes and features
  • Assist technical writers in preparing materials and documentation for a wide audience

  • Proficient in modern Java development practices (1.8+) and tools
  • Comfortable writing both unit and integration tests and understand their tradeoffs
  • Experience with the principles of concurrency and multi-threading both generally and in Java
  • Deep understanding of HTTP and client-server architectures
  • Thorough understanding of the principles and failure modes of distributed systems
  • Obsessed with writing clean, understandable code, avoiding unnecessarily clever solutions whenever possible (even if they’ re fun to implement)
  • Capable of working both within a team and independently
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for delivering valuable solutions to customers
  • Familiarity with Maven configuration and workflows
  • Willing to travel up to 15%

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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