Software Engineer II

At DZone, ‘software developer’ is at our core, and we are passionate about providing technology professionals with the knowledge, tools, and strategies they need to build the future! Our products provide customers with online communities for self-service customer support, questions and answers, and internal team collaboration and productivity. 

DZone is seeking a Software Engineer who will develop the next generation of our knowledge sharing platform AnswerHub. You will work closely with QA, Product Managers/Product Owners, DevOps, and Document Writers as we build new features into the product.

The successful candidate will bring with them a natural curiosity for understanding how things work, a passion for high quality and usable software, motivation to learn and grow, technical aptitude across the entire stack, and the ability to work with and motivate a team.  Additionally, you will evangelize the pull of quality upstream via a robust set of development-based tests within our continuous delivery system.

What You Will Do:

  • Help design and build the next generation of the AnswerHub product, building new features and maintaining the existing codebase.
  • Investigate and resolve production issues with the product
  • Work closely with QA design and improve testing frameworks and processes
  • Create and manage usable software development design specifications
  • Meet deadlines in an agile environment
  • Stay up to date on development methodologies and the software development industry
  • Become an expert on the AnswerHub product
  • Mentor junior Software Engineers and help grow the capabilities of the development team
  • Continue to learn and grow your personal arsenal of skills

What We Look For:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in the software industry
  • Experience with technologies and languages such as Java, JavaScript, Hibernate, Spring, Jenkins, and GIT
  • Experience with SQL, MySQL, Postgres, and SQL Server databases
  • Experience with LDAP, SAML, Git and RESTful APIs
  • Experience troubleshooting/debugging enterprise class front-end web applications (HTML, JavaScript, Java, JQuery)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as SCRUM and/or KANBAN
  • Experience and understanding of architectural principles, frameworks, and tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong AWS experience a bonus
  • Significant experience with standard Web Based security protocols
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery a bonus
  • Experience with security, performance, and readiness testing a bonus
  • Possess an adventurous mindset with the ability to work in an evolving ecosystem and drive change is a must

Working for DZone

DZone’s mission is to make life better by sharing knowledge and we believe that sharing knowledge makes life better! We make a software platform that allows customers to manage and share knowledge from a variety of sources in a simple and easy to use interface, freeing them from knowledge silos that prohibit creativity and growth. Our flagship example of this is our own knowledge sharing site for developers, DZone.com. Over 1 million developers rely on us every day to produce and share excellent content that allows them to achieve success.

DZone has been listed in the Inc. 5000s list of fastest growing private companies for three years running, and we are seeking great people to help us continue our rapid growth! We have helped hundreds of companies, including Amazon, Pixar, LinkedIn, GE, Microsoft, Epic Games, Splunk, and Ebay. We believe that our most important measure of success is their love for our products! 

We’re growing fast, but we are determined that each and every person has the opportunity to make a difference for our company and our customers each and every day. We encourage creativity and collaboration and thrive on continuous improvement. We hire purposefully for passion, self-motivation, intelligence, curiosity and adaptability.

DZone has been listed in the Inc. 5000s list of fastest growing private companies for 4 years running, and we are seeking great people to help us continue our rapid growth. We are headquartered in Cary, NC.

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