Senior Java Engineer / Architect
Craftsy - Denver, CO

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Craftsy is building an online education and social collaboration platform, and looking for enthusiastic and talented engineers to join us. Our website is one of the fastest growing online communities out there. We are rapidly expanding into new communities and we are looking for a top notch Java architect to lead the charge. Responsibilities will include architecting and leading development on new launch websites incorporating new development and integration with existing and emerging data structures. If you are tired of the same old corporate gig or you are looking to make a difference on your team while being a part of a great internet company, this is an incredible opportunity.


Work with a talented, experienced team on a funded and fast moving internet company
One of the fastest growing and flourishing online communities
Great investment group including the Foundry Group, Harrison Metal Capital
You will learn more and have more fun working with this team than any previous position in your career
Stock options, Health benefits / 401k

Who we are looking for:
Our engineering team needs an energetic (hard working) intelligent developer(s)
An interest in working with new technologies in a rapid growth environment.
Experience and confidence to build a new web site from the ground up. Utilizing existing infrastructure when necessary and building from scratch when appropriate. Having the experience and ability to know the difference.

Proficient in the following disciplines:
Java System Engineer
Experience with MVC frameworks such as Spring MVC, Struts, other..
Knowledge of data persistence techniques and frameworks. Hibernate, EJB3
Our site is being built on a Tomcat / MySQL / Hibernate / Spring / Spring MVC stack.
Our site has heavy utilization of Ajax / ReST / jQuery. Understanding concepts of developing web services a plus.
Team oriented engineer interested in all aspects of development. (Architecture, Design (UX), Development, Unit Test)

A big plus if you have:
Cloud EC2/Unix/Maven experience
NoSQL any flavors
Building large data systems using MapReduce / Hadoop

Talent and dedication is a must. As is playing well with others. This is a talented smart, efficient team. We are looking for rock stars, but not prima donnas. You will have a blast working on this team and leading the charge into new high growth communities. Hard work is part of the deal, but you will have the opportunity to own a piece of the company and share in its success.

About this company
We know that anything we want to create is in our hands. No matter our craft of choice, from quilting, to knitting, to sewing, to cake...