Sr. Java Software Engineer - Ecommerce Marketplace Startup

$140,000 - $220,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required


  • java
  • aws
  • gcp

Job Description

Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups.  This opportunity is with one of our client companies for a full-time permanent hire.  Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Sr. Java Software Engineer - Ecommerce Marketplace Startup

Santa Monica, CA (you can work from home up to 2x/week)

The company's product is an ecommerce marketplace for a luxury goods market that is worth $20 billion/year. The product is for both mobile and web.

The company has 12 employees including 5 engineers. It has raised $9 million in funding, and is backed by numerous entertainment and business moguls. Revenues are rapidly growing.

The company will pay up to $220k in salary, plus equity which could be very lucrative.

Job Responsibilities:

- Building out the core logic, frameworks, and services for company's products.

- Working with a wide variety of systems and cutting-edge technologies to solve problems at scale.

- Scaling infrastructure as products scale.

- Collaborating with key stakeholders across the organization such as product, operations, and marketing leads.


- At least 3 years of professional experience (more is better).

- Strong experience building backend services in Java

- Expertise in designing, building, and maintaining APIs, services, and systems at scale.

- Understanding of best practices in engineering, security, and design.

- Have experience working with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Google Cloud Platform.

- Ability to tackle hard problems and see their solutions through to the end.

- Ability to thrive in a very collaborative environment.

Nice to have:

- Ecommerce experience.

- Google Cloud Platform.

- Startup experience.



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