Java Software Engineer
1stdibs - New York, NY

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Build a beautiful career at 1stdibs

JOIN our story
1stdibs is the world’s leading online marketplace for rare and beautiful goods. We bring together the most prestigious international dealers of antiques, fine art, estate jewelry, vintage couture, rare furniture, design and luxury homes to offer a uniquely curated shopping experience to the discerning consumer.

MEET our people
Leading the industry for over a decade, 1stdibs ' work environment combines the energy of a young start-up with the stability of an established name. Our executive team comprises leaders from Google, eBay, Barnes & Noble.com, Gilt Groupe and MLB Advanced Media, and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, the venture capital firm that supported eBay, Twitter and other successful start-ups.

GROW your career
At 1stdibs , we want you to feel welcome; welcome to think big, welcome to grow your career and welcome to share your unique knowledge and experience with us. Our open loft office in the Flatiron District is conducive to inspiration, collaboration and creativity, and we don't succumb to egos. We always want to hear a bright idea!

LIVE your life
At 1stdibs , we believe a healthy, happy employee is more creative and productive. With that in mind, we offer many perks to help you maintain that important work-life balance, such as complimentary yoga and the chance to enjoy socializing with your coworkers during our weekly catered lunches. Read on and learn about more of the beautiful reasons to work at 1stdibs .

This is an amazing opportunity to rebuild a high volume online marketplace. We are planning on a complete architecture overhaul. Databases will be redesigned, hardware will be revamped, web stack replaced, caching layers implemented. You will have the opportunity to build something exciting and new with the guarantee that your work will be seen by a strong and rapidly growing, global online community of dealers and consumers including antique dealers, interior designers and collectors.

Some of what you’ll do…

Contribute to a small team designing and developing a services platform

Leverage caching, messaging and asynchronous processing

Contribute to the design of a new database schema

Implement an end-to-end ecommerce solutions

Analyze and assess business requirements, choose the right tools and libraries to implement solutions

Work closely with a fantastic Product organization to envision and create solutions that delight our existing customer and attract many new ones

About you…

Love the util.concurrent package

Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you everyday.

Be awesome and make those around you awesome!

Experience developing consumer-facing websites in professional production environment a plus

Experience Developing code for high-traffic web sites

Able to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks

Know that mule and tomcat aren’t just animal names

An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art and jewelry always welcome

Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!