Senior Java Developer

Offer by FastBridge Learning




About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Backend Developer


java, spring, java-ee

Job description

Full-Time, Direct Hire Senior Java Developer Opportunity!

Are you interested and passionate about creating an exceptional, high-quality application that supports and serves educators and students? Do you thrive in entrepreneurial organizations? Do you seek a role where you really matter to the organization and have direct interaction with all levels of it, including its founders and Executive Leadership Team? If you answered yes to all of these questions, please read on!

Due to our company growth, FastBridge Learning, based in downtown Minneapolis, seeks an accomplished Senior Java Developer with Full-Stack experience that includes solid server side web app development and troubleshooting skills. We work with a unqiue Agile/Scrum  process; closely aligned with product management, operations, and customer support; as well as affiliated research staff. Here’s your chance to join a fun team that is passionate about improving the lives of teachers and students!

Our server technology platform is currently based on Java, Spring, and Hibernate, hosted in AWS, and it delivered millions of assessments to students in the 2016-2017 school year. That’s today. As a senior member of the development team, you’ll have a hand in shaping what it looks like tomorrow. If you don’t have all the preferred qualifications but they represent areas of interest or things you’d like to learn, please reach out to us anyway.

Here are the traits we seek in you:

In addition to the required qualifications and skills found below, you are able to take initiative and possess strong organizational and time management skills. You relish finding elegant solutions to complex problems. You’re capable of spotting production issues early and acting before things catch fire. You are self-driven, team-oriented, have strong troubleshooting skills, and flourish in a fast paced and collaborative environment where honesty and trust are valued.

And this is what you can expect of us in return:

You will work in an open and collaborative environment in the prestigious 5th Street Towers, with a vast array of amenities including a gym, showers, sleep pods, outdoor patio, free snacks and beverages, and more! Work alongside other mission-driven individuals that have joined forces to create an exceptional, high-quality application that supports and serves educators and students. We will provide you with the tools to succeed and you will be rewarded with a highly competitive and above average total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, incentive bonuses, true work and life balance, a remarkable paid time off program that is mostly unlimited outside of core releases, regular feedback and coaching, a generous holiday schedule, executive coaching, employee referral bonuses, career development and many additional perks!


  • 5+ years of working experience in a professional programming position
  • Extensive experience with server-side Java, and comfortable working full-stack from browser to database
  • Strong knowledge of JSPs, Servlets, Spring, and Hibernate, deployed to Linux
  • Strong knowledge of at least one relational database system (Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, DB2)
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully complete multiple complex technical tasks
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Comfortable documenting and communicating technical content to non-technical staff
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field; OR equivalent experience

It is the policy of FastBridge Learning to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

As part of the company's equal employment opportunity policy, FastBridge learning will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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