Mid to Senior Platform Engineer

Blue Goji, an Austin-based technology company, is looking for a mid to senior level platform engineer to join its team.  Unlike most tech companies in the wellness and health space, Blue Goji is developing an innovative “gamified behavioral wellness” platform – the GojiVerse – for both consumers and corporate wellness clients.  Instead of just tracking, reporting and sharing user activities, GojiVerse is a new gamified platform that will motivate and encourage our users – with good wellness intentions – develop and maintain healthier habits. 

As we pioneer and deliver this new category of “gamification of health and wellness” (although this gamification concept has been around for a few years, Blue Goji is the only company that delivers it), we are supporting imaginative, game-infused cloud services that truly motivate and empower our users to accomplish whatever goals they set for themselves.  Therefore, you will be joining a backend team that pushes the boundaries in all the latest and greatest technologies, including big data and machine learning.

 

Experience & Skills

  • Hands on experience in building highly scalable, large-scale, distributed web services (REST or SOAP) platforms and applications.
  • Strong experience with Java/J2EE.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns.
  • Hands on experience with Java Spring framework (IOC, MVC, Security, etc.).
  • Hands on experience in building multi-threaded Java applications.
  • Hands on experience with Messaging Systems such as Apache Kafka, Rabbit MQ, or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience with Jetty, Tomcat, or equivalent.
  • Hands on experience with RDBMS (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, etc.).  NoSQL database experience is a plus.
  • Hands on experience with Java persistence technologies such as Hibernate or equivalent. Spring Data is a plus.
  • Knowledge of 3-tier web application architecture and networking concepts.
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix.

 

Desired Skills

  • Experience in Amazon Web Services (ELB, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Route53, etc.) deployment or equivalent.
  • Experience in web services integration with third party vendors.
  • Experience in Java Executor framework.

 

About You:

  • BS or higher degree (Computer Science or equivalent preferred).
  • 5+ year commercial software development experience.
  • Self-starter and comfortable in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing scenarios
  • Be a good team-player and work well with different teams in the company.

 

Benefits:

  • Medical and dental
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive salary
  • Join a startup early where you can contribute and your opinion counts

 

Position based in Austin, Texas – local candidates only (no relocation).

 

To apply, please send your resume and a cover to ‘jobs@bluegoji.com’. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the email subject.