Java Engineer - UK

Jul 31, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
Digital Media
Full Time
POPSUGAR, the leader in online media for women and recently named to the "10 San Francisco Tech Companies You Wish You Worked For" by WIRED (, is looking for to add a Java Engineer to our POPSUGAR shopping team in London.

You are a skilled and driven engineer with background in Java applications and serious server-side chops working on dynamic consumer experiences.

Together we're building the next generation of social shopping with the best quality content and user experience in the market. We're looking for a leader to help us design, drive and build: interactive search and real-time filtering; mobile shopping; great social and sharing features; a killer API and widget program; international content; scaling, performance, big data, and much more.


* Build Java-based web applications, from the front end to the business and data layers.

* Solving medium to large data issues and challenges.

* Design and implement backend features to support rich dynamic web experiences

* Contribute to weekly product releases, code reviews, with a small and dynamic engineering team.


* BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

* Good understanding of core OO principles (loose coupling, encapsulation)

* Familiar with backend paradigms (multithreading, caching, performance tuning)

* Experience with relational databases (advanced SQL queries)

* Passion and skills in user experience, web design and building excellent solutions.

Ideally you have:

* Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL solution

* Implemented server-side components using Java, Apache and MySQL

* Experience with SOLR and/or Lucene (or other search frameworks).

Full time position in our new London office

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