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Java Engineer at Boku
San Francisco, CA, US

About Boku:

Incorporated in 2008, Boku is one of the world’s leading providers of carrier billing and mobile identity solutions. Using nothing more than a user’s mobile phone, Boku’s technology can verify a user’s identity, execute a payment, or provision a new service, radically simplifying common, everyday mobile interactions between consumers and businesses. This is possible because Boku’s platform can access the internal billing, identity, and sales systems of mobile operators globally. Businesses who utilize Boku’s platform include major brands such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, Facebook, Spotify, Netflix, Paypal, Experian, Fiserv, Western Union, Uber, and Discover. Boku was originally financed through top-tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and NEA. Today, Boku is publicly traded on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: BOKU.L)

We’re a small company, but we have a global reach. We work face-to-face with colleagues and collaborate across disciplines. But our clients, partners and operations are all over the world. Boku is a busy, exciting, and demanding place to work, but it’s the people that make the company. The mix of cultures, viewpoints, and experiences are vital for a global company like ours and every person’s contribution is valued. If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting, innovative and international working environment, we are the ideal company for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Work hands-on with a highly skilled team of engineers
  • Participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, testing and release
  • Work on a high-volume, high-performance system
  • Build a layered, component-based, service-oriented architecture
  • Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, 'can-do' attitude in a fast moving environment
  • Foster the spirit of collaboration across multiple internal and external teams

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or 3+ years of equivalent experience in related disciplines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Fluent in at least one programming language (experience with Java is a plus, but not required)
  • Strong software design and architecture skills
  • Experience with the development of database driven applications
  • Understanding of the software development life-cycle
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Meet eligibility requirements to work in the US

Desired:

  • Experience working on high-volume and low-latency systems
  • Experience with service oriented architecture
  • Familiarity and experience with a wide range of programming languages and technologies
  • Experience integrating with third party web services across a variety of technologies, e.g. REST, SOAP, SMPP
  • Experience with some (or all) of the following technologies/frameworks/tools: Maven, Git, MySQL, JMS, Spring, JPA/Hibernate, Jersey, JMX, Jetty, Hessian.
  • Experience using agile methodologies and tools