Senior Software Engineer

New York, NY

Based in Manhattan, Ladders is a fast paced internet company committed to building the best data driven web and mobile web products to help people Manage, Market and Move-up in their careers.

Ladders is looking for Senior Software Engineers, either frontend, backend or full stack, who want to write great code, and help build and mentor a team. You’ll work within a small, agile team of smart people while solving problems from beginning to end -- from product conceptualizations to engineering implementations. We use Scala, Java, Clojure, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, and Storm on the back end, and Backbone.js, JavaScript, React, Flux, HTML5, and CSS for the front end.

We’re an engineering-team-driven organization and we're proud of our engineers. Come be one of them!

Responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer:

    • First and foremost, developing software our users need
    • Mentoring junior and mid-level engineers
    • Collaborating with your team to brainstorm and create new products
    • Growing our engineering teams by interviewing, recruiting, and hiring
    • Making informed decisions quickly, and taking ownership of services and applications at scale
    • Working collaboratively with others to achieve goalsBeing a persistent, creative problem ­solverRemaining cool and effective in a crisis
    • Staying on the leading edge of development practices
    • Passionate about great technologies, especially open sourceNot only understanding business needs, but also knowing how to create the tools to manage them

Basic Qualifications of the Senior Software Engineer:

    • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer (front end and/or back end)
    • Fluency with functional, imperative, and object-­oriented languages; knowledge of Java, Scala, or JavaScript would be especially useful
    • Fluency in front-end technologies, especially JavaScript and Backbone.js or React
    • CS degree or equivalent knowledge of algorithms and data structures
    • Strong OOP and modeling skillsExperience working in an agile environment

Preferred Qualifications of the Senior Software Engineer:

    • Knows the JVM and the ecosystem of supporting tools inside and out
    • Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies
    • Ready to have a great time!!

With over 9 million members, Ladders is the premier mobile career network, committed to improving the careers of others by providing access to people and acute intelligence. The only company with a free, mobile-to-mobile career community, Ladders expanded its services in fall 2011 from job-matching for high-earning professionals to all career-driven professionals. In doing so, more than 65,000 employers and recruiters that use Ladders to source qualified candidates now have access to professionals at all levels. Ladders is headquartered in New York City.