Fullstack Java Engineer
GumGumSanta Monica, CA3 months ago
The Fullstack Java Engineer spearheads GumGum's effort in scaling our AI Platform using bleeding edge technologies and frameworks for a product we call Verity. This role is responsible for the design and implementation of our customer facing user portal using javascript frameworks. This position also contributes to the design and development of a scalable api that uses distributed technologies such as Java, Spring Boot, and DynamoDB. The role reports to our Director of Engineering and forms part of the broader Engineering team.
  • Implement the User Interface for the customer facing Verity User Portal using React.js and other web technologies.
  • Design and implement backend APIs for the Verity User Portal web application
  • Design and implement a Reporting Module within the Verity User Portal to enable customers to gain insights into Business KPIs such as API Usage
  • Develop a configuration dashboard within the Verity User Portal to enable our customers to configure how they interact with the Verity Platform
  • Design and implement scalable APIs using Java technology stack for the Verity Platform which allows our customers to integrate with our Machine Learning platforms
  • Review code changes from others, make suggestions to improve performance
  • Participate on rotational on-call to support the Verity Platform production system during business and non-business hours
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3-4 years experience developing user facing applications with Web technologies such as React.js, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • 2-3 years experience with Java and RESTful API Development
  • Experience with designing and implementing full stack applications
  • Experienced with modern JavaScript (ES6) coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
  • Expert ability to write robust code in Java and javascript
  • Great communication skills to communicate with both technical and non-technical cross functional team members and stakeholders
  • Project management and excellent prioritization skills
  • Understanding of software architecture including UI, frontend, and backend
  • Ability to rapidly and effectively change context throughout the day
  • Rapid learner with the ability to learn new technologies
Benefits & Perks
  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
  • Dog-friendly HQ office - we love our fur babies!
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
  • Located in hotbed of tech startups, just blocks from the beach
Career & Development Focus
  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/ health / person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation
  • Women of GumGum - a community of women across our global organization aimed at empowering one another
*Please note that we are not currently accepting candidates from recruiting agencies or 3rd parties.*
Our Values…
We listen to understand different perspectives, show everyone respect, and relentlessly seek solutions for our clients (internal and external).
We are quick, nimble, and change direction gracefully, while maintaining control.
We bring energy and perseverance to everything we do.

Our Team…
At GumGum, we innovate. Our two divisions, Advertising and Sports, are powered by expansive, sophisticated AI-driven marketing and analytics solutions. Our vision is clear: We want to use our proprietary technology to solve the hard problems across the media industry. As a company, we celebrate kindness, resilience, the courage to think outside the box and the importance of having fun. All of our internal operations and decisions are undertaken with complete transparency, with a highly accessible executive, leadership team. For GumGummers, we believe in providing all the necessary tools, resources and guidance needed for them to excel. And, they do excel.

Our Tech…
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world.

Our Products & Services…
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with.
Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.

Our Hackathons…
What's a Hackathon? We're glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours 'hacking' together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It's a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.

Our Culture…
GumGum recently earned LA's Best Places to Work Award 2020 and Inc. Magazine's Best Places to work in 2020, and it's no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and on-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.

Oh, and doggies…
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum

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