Lead Java Engineer - CDE
Lithium Technologies - San Francisco, CA

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Lithium Technologies is seeking a Lead Java Engineer to join our Continuous Delivery team, and design, maintain, and innovate in our development, quality assurance, and SaaS operational platform, to enable our team to deliver iterative and evolutionary products to our customers. Current projects include continuous build infrastructure, centralized trending and control, and development of a web-based control center of our entire platform. Lithium is the leader in developing software that powers the social customer experience as well as the place to build your career in social. Come on, get up close and social with us!!!


The ideal candidate will not only be proficient in the design and implementation of build and release systems but also be proficient in the design and implementation of modern web applications and will be a solid developer on the core Java application tier, extending to the front end with JavaScript, Ajax, and semantically rich HTML.
Working in an Agile environment, you will collaborate daily with product managers, peer software engineers, technical writers, and QA engineers.

Working closely with engineering peers, management, and product management, you will:

Assess requirements and estimate time and resources to create solutions

Design, implement and deliver compelling solutions that meet the organizational requirements

Accurately identify, enumerate and estimate work tasks for project schedules that you consistently deliver against on time in an Agile environment


To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with:

B.S. in Computer Science or other relevant technical field

5+ years of commercial experience in Java Web application development or another Object Oriented Programming language (OOP), including proficient UI skills

Strong skills in Java development experience, preferably in large scale Web environments

Experience in one or more MVC architectures (Struts, Rails, Spring MVC, JSF)

Experience with Linux and at least one scripting language

The ideal candidate will have a 50/50 split experience in developing core Java and UI

Team player with excellent communication and organizational skills

Self-starter that is results focused with the ability to work independently and in teams

Proven track record of producing high quality software against plans and schedules that are being met consistently


A passion for Social Media

Familiarity and experience with Agile (scrum) development process

Tapestry 5 experience a plus

Experience creating consumer facing web applications

Proven track record of identifying and championing new technologies that enhance the, software quality, developer productivity, and end-user experience

Experience with SQL, MYSQL, Spring, or Lucene will be a plus

Why join our team

Lithium offers a great working environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package. We're looking for fast-thinking, innovative, passionate team players that enjoy brainstorming new ideas, working with the best and brightest in the social media software industry and who want to take their career to the next level.

About Lithium

Lithium Technologies helps leading companies use social media to engage customers and drive business results. We create vibrant social communities across websites, Facebook, and the broader social web that increase sales, reduce service costs, and accelerate innovation. This is a great opportunity to join one of the hottest companies in B2B social media. We have strong traction with the world’s leading brands, are experiencing rapid growth, and are recognized as a leader by top analyst firms, including Gartner and Forrester. The world's most innovative companies use Lithium to engage their customers in breathtaking new ways (literally, breathtaking). They're increasing revenue, reducing expenses, and strengthening their brands. And most importantly, they're building a lasting competitive asset—a brand nation—with their customers.

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The Lithium Social Customer Experience Platform allows brands to build vibrant customer communities that grow brand advocacy, drive...