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Senior Java Engineer

Company: Glassdoor
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. We're transforming the workplace experience through the power of transparency . As the worldwide leader in employer branding and insights, our vision is for a world where transparency empowers the workforce and motivates companies to become better employers.

Please note this role is open to remote hiring. Our main office locations are in San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL and Uniontown, OH.

About the Team

As a Senior Software Engineer for Glassdoor's Traffic and Growth team, you will be working on features that help millions of job seekers discover Glassdoor on their path towards finding a company and job that they love. The Traffic team has a variety of responsibilities, including working closely with our Search Engine Optimization ("SEO") team to develop new initiatives, working closely with our Marketing team to launch new marketing campaigns to millions of people around the world like our annual "Best Places to Work" award, and working horizontally with many engineering teams to ensure that their site pages are discoverable by web crawlers with the right set of SEO metadata.

Compensation: $128,000 - $160,000

*At Glassdoor, operating transparently is at the heart of everything we do. That's why we let job seekers know that salary ranges may differ for jobs depending on where these positions are filled. It's no secret that the cost of living and other economic considerations vary widely across the country and the world.

At Glassdoor we utilize a "tier" system to promote consistency in level of compensation for where roles are filled in different locations. The tiers are as follows:

  • Tier 1 encompasses the highest salary range for states where large metropolitan areas are located (ie: San Francisco, New York City, Washington DC, & etc)
  • Tier 2 encompasses salary ranges 15% less than those in Tier 1 for states with mid-sized cities (ie: Chicago, Dallas, Portland, etc)
  • Tier 3 encompasses salary ranges 20% less than those in Tier 1 for states with smaller
  • cities (including our Ohio office, Nevada, etc)
    You can learn more about our compensation philosophy here and see salary ranges for all Glassdoor jobs here .

    What You'll Do:
    • You are passionate about development and have a strong background in building dynamic high-volume, distributed systems in Java using an Agile methodology.
    • You enjoy brainstorming and architecture design discussions with your team members in addition to spending a good amount of your time coding high-priority initiatives.
    • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and enjoy giving thoughtful feedback on things like pull requests and product specifications.
    • You enjoy working closely with partners in different fields (front end engineering, devops, product, and SEO ops) during the software development process.
    • You recognize the value of shipping, and are able to make good trade-offs in order to get something in the hands of customers.
    • You understand the value of testing, and make good decisions about what to test when building software.
      What You'll Bring
      • 5+ years building high-quality, secure services for high-traffic websites.
      • Experience with Java or a JVM language like Kotlin.
      • Experience with Spring or another dependency injection framework.
      • Experience with databases like Postgres, MSSQL, or MySQL.
      • Experience designing and building RESTful or GraphQL APIs.
      • Experience building products and services in an agile environment.
      • Effective written and verbal communicator.
      • A strong desire and ability to add to our culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a technical field (Engineering, Math, etc), or equivalent work experience.
        For more information about some of the exciting technology work being done at Glassdoor, check out our Engineering Blog !

        Why Glassdoor?
        • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage, with 80% dependent coverage.
        • Equity Incentives in our parent company's ADR (Recruit Holdings, Stock ID: 6098T).
        • Annual 10% bonus aligning with bi-annual performance reviews.
        • 401(k) Plan with a Company Match to prepare for your future.
        • Generous paid holidays and open paid time off.
          Our Commitments
          • Transparency: We are open and honest. We share information - the good and the bad - so we can continuously learn, collaborate and make the right decisions. Pay bands , our compensation philosophy, and employee feedback survey responses are shared publicly.
          • Innovation: We actively pursue new and different ways to further Glassdoor's mission. We forge our own path by challenging the status quo. The ultimate goal is not just to change how we operate at Glassdoor, but for every employer to follow our lead!
          • Good People: We work together with integrity, respect and compassion for one another. We have fun together! We are inclusive, fair and humble while remaining confident. We do the right thing, period.
          • GRIT: We are resilient, inventive and fearless. We see challenges as opportunities. With passion and courage, we come together to get the job done.
          • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We are dedicated to building a company that is more diverse and representative of society at large. Glassdoor externally publishes our Diversity & Inclusion report and information about our employee population to hold ourselves accountable to our dedication. We also provide programs and resources to build a greater sense of belonging for our employees.
            Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to creating a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Keywords: Glassdoor, Austin , Senior Java Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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