TRUECar, Inc.: Senior Java Architect

Posted by | November 17, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Santa Monica, CA

URL: http://www.truecar.com

Senior Java Architect responsible for building the technology used to build the core framework for our various web initiatives. Ideal candidates will have more than seven years of professional software development experience designing database-driven, web-based systems in a Linux environment.  You will utilize the latest web technologies to solve challenging problems, create innovative web applications from the ground up and understand exactly what it takes to create an outrageously good Web experience for our customers. You’ll be all about finding ways to increase customer conversion and satisfaction.  Sound good? Then check us out at: http://www.truecar.com/hiring.html
 
Responsibilities:
• Working with the development team to design services and APIs to support our core services
• Working with partners to utilize those services and APIs
• Optimizing and enhancing systems with high-volume data logging and processing needs, and high performance requirements
• Contributing architecture input to new systems as well as rewriting legacy systems
• Contributing domain-specific expertise by reviewing code, reviewing design docs, giving technical talks, and mentoring junior members of the team
 
Qualifications:
• 7-10 years of professional software development experience producing web-based systems in a Linux environment
• Significant experience designing APIs and web services for high-demand web sites
• Solid understanding and practical experience using object-oriented design principles and patterns
• Experience using Microsoft SQL and comfortable enough with SQL to do more than simple selects from tables
• 3-5 years working on scaling applications for millions of users
• 3+ years of creating or interfacing with SOA solutions
• Experience scaling large scale web applications using databases
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
• Experience developing with Resin and distributed computing a plus
• Consumer Internet product experience preferred
• Helping support the operation of our production services
• A passion for software development, excited to teach and learn from others on a small team
• C/C++ or Objective-C a plus
We believe that great people deserve great benefits.  We offer a highly competitive salary and a wealth of great benefits – including company equity, 100% paid family medical, dental, vision, and a healthy 401k.  We’ll also throw in gym memberships, paid cell phone use, 12 holidays, career training, 3 weeks PTO and much more.
 
A Word About Our Culture. TRUECar is guided by world-class leadership who believes in providing you with the best.  We like to have fun while we’re changing the auto industry, and we utilize the latest web technologies to solve challenging problems, create innovative web applications from the ground up, and provide an outrageously good Web experience for our customers.  Invention and open collaboration are highly valued, and we encourage ‘Green Field’ thinking to continually push great ideas across the entire organization. If this sounds like the kind of place where you want to spend your valued time, then check us out at truecar.com. We want to hear from you.     
    
Make the Connection.  Send us your resume, cover letter, and links to some of your latest projects, and we’ll be in touch.

To apply: Send your resume to leaderswanted@truecar.com

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