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Back End Developer Job Opening

Do writing and reading great code make you smile? Do you want to collaborate with people that continuously push each other to be better in a friendly, non-ego-driven culture? Shoeboxed is seeking an experienced Back End Developer to assist in the reinvention of our core platform. You’ll work with a team to maintain our core infrastructure while building out new microservices to enhance our capabilities and efficiencies. Our microservices are built in Java, Scala, and Go, as well as JavaScript. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of microservices-focused backend operations while also having the skills to contribute to new development projects.

Successful Applicants:

  • Have a strong core understanding of software engineering best practices
  • Are motivated to build products that people love to use
  • Have friendly personalities
  • Are life-long learners and believe it’s essential in this industry
  • Enjoy working closely with other developers, designers, and our customers

Must Haves:

  • Top-notch software engineering skills
  • First-hand experience managing Linux or other POSIX-compliant servers
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages, platforms, and tools
  • Curiosity to explore and learn what you don’t know
  • Deep understanding and appreciation of quality code and architecture

Bonus Points:

  • Desire to work with new technologies
  • A good sense for product
Along with your resume, please include your GitHub account if you have one, as well as any relevant application or code samples to

Why work at Shoeboxed?

At Shoeboxed, you will have the opportunity to work directly with company leadership, take ownership of the projects you’re working on, and offer input on important product and development decisions. We provide a stable, creative environment that will allow you to move quickly and immediately see the impact of your work. Our development team strives to create elegant and maintainable software while leveraging the latest open source technologies. We also offer the following perks to all employees:
  • Competitive salary, stock options, insurance coverage (health, dental, life & disability), unlimited vacation and a retirement plan with 3% employer matching.
  • Free gym membership & half off DPAC tickets.
  • Free beverages, snacks, Friday lunches, and monthly team events.
  • Great location at American Underground in Downtown Durham.
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