SDE / Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is currently working with a client in their search for a experienced software development engineer. This position will focus on the development of Java-based middle-tier and back-end services. Media Content Platform team is responsible for managing, encoding, publishing, searching all media contents in a globally distributed environment. The team consists of a technical architect, developers, test engineers, business & technical analysts, program/project managers.  If you are passionate about developing highly scalable apps and dealing with high scale data, this opportunity is for you.

About You

You have a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related equivalent experience. This isn't your first rodeo; you’ve worked at startups before and come highly recommended by your peers.  You have a strong technical background with hands-on ability to dive into the code. Comfortable working the full stack, you have a solid understanding of the challenges involved in building highly available web apps that serve millions of users.

Must Have

  • 4+ years experience with Java, Spring, Tomcat, maven with strong knowledge on SQL and/or NoSQL databases
  • 3+ years experience building large scale web service applications
  • 3+ years experience with Linux shell scripting - you know your way around the command line
  • 2+ years experience developing RESTful APIs that speak JSON or XML
  • 1+ years experience performance tuning large scale applications with millions of users
  • Strong experience working with git or other versioning tools

 Bonus point if you have experience with:

  • Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis
  • elasticsearch, lucene, solr
  • Message Queues such as RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ
  • Hands on experience with SQL relational databases
  • Data modeling
  • familiarity with agile methodologies such as kanban, scrum
  • familiarity with music industry domain knowledge


As our new Sr. Software Development Engineer you’ll be responsible for the development of major areas of functionality. You hold yourself to high standards and strive to bring out the best in others as you:

  • Architect scalable solutions to challenging problems facing our service oriented architecture
  • Build new or modernize existing functionalities to enable our global presence
  • Bring new functionality from conception to release
  • Code review teammates' work and identify areas for improvement
  • Exhibit strong problem analysis skills and experience designing solutions
  • Join a team of talented, dedicated and brilliant engineers
  • Optimize technical implementations by leveraging your background in performance tuning
  • Take ownership of major areas of back-end functionality and support it in production
  • Work with test engineers to identify and fix defects

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.