Mashape: Hungry Frontend Engineer: Java + Play, Groovy, Scala

Posted by | September 14, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Bay Area, CA

URL: http://mashape.com

Mashape is revolutionizing the way data and services are distributed and consumed. We’re a fast-growing, online marketplace for APIs. We’re not disrupting a market, we’re creating one. We’re backed by top tier VCs in the world such NEA, Index Ventures and Charles River Ventures; as well as outstanding angels such Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors.
Mashape is looking for a software designer (yes a designer, because you’re an artist, you design the software) that is truly passionate about creating scalable solutions and solving frontend problems. You will have the opportunity to have a huge impact as an early member. Our ideal candidate has a CS background, but we are most interested in you as a person.
Responsibilities:
  • Implement production ready web pages on mashape.com
  • Build a scalable frontend application in clear and beautiful code
  • Make UX/UI decisions to deliver a better experience
  • Work closely with the backend team and help making decisions
  • Collaborate around the creation of new and existing features
  • Take strong, crazy decisions
Requirements:
  • Deep experience with Java
  • Play Framework
  • Scala or Groovy is a big plus.
  • Passionate about HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (also jQuery), AJAX
  • Beautiful personal experiments. Let’s see what you’ve got!
  • Love for continuous deployment and getting things done quickly
  • Can easily switch to new programming languages and learn things fast
  • Passion in breaking the rules and changing the status quo
  • Strong communication skills
Perks:
  • As an early employee you will get a true stake in the company
  • Competitive salaries
  • Apple equipments
  • Italian Food cooked by the founders
  • Official mashaper
  • 2 weeks/year in a spiritual retreat with the team somewhere in the world
  • Vacation days & time off
  • Awesome medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Company dinners & happy hour
  • Devastating Parties
  • Much more…
“We’re here to make a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why even be here? We’re creating a completely new consciousness, like an artist or a poet. That’s how you have to think of this. We’re rewriting the history of human thought with what we’re doing.” – Steve Jobs
Cheers,
mashapers

To apply: Inspire us: hackers@mashape.com

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