Blue Nile seeks candidates who thrive in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment, and demonstrate a record of achievement. The successful candidate will have strong problem solving skills, a sense of enthusiasm towards learning new technologies, and a strong sense of ownership and responsibility. Come make your mark at a small company where you have the opportunity to make a difference.
Blue Nile is a successful and growing company, started in 1999 and now the largest online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our corporate offices are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district, home to the latest wave of internet startups and packed with restaurants and entertainment including CenturyLink and Safeco fields. We are close to transportation, the waterfront, and parks. Our dress code favors jeans and our facilities include bike racks and showers.
Develop features and functionality for the Blue Nile public website
Gain a deep understanding of the business and make key recommendations based on that understanding
Design and implement front end features where you will be working with other front end developers designing a rich user interface
Lead the evolution of the Blue Nile website to keep up with major technology shifts
Provide web development leadership, introducing new technologies and techniques to the team
Interact directly with internal business areas such as marketing and merchandising to define and clarify specifications, analyze business processes, and define solutions
Lead a project team in delivery of significant projects
Perform code and test plan reviews, taking responsibility for the quality of released software
Develop prototypes of new technologies as needed
Develop project plans for large projects
Mentor other developers
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Five or more years of professional web development. Experience working on public database-driven websites is preferred, but not required.
Experience with design patterns and frameworks. Experience with Spring MVC is preferred, but not required.
Strong analysis, design, development and leadership skills
Strong communication skills; you will be working with a variety of business leaders throughout the company
Proven track record delivering high quality features to production
Blue Nile - 24 months ago