Java Backend Developer

| Chicago

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Do you enjoy creating mobile applications that allow users to live more productive and healthier lives? Do you enjoy creating mobile applications for iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches? Are you willing to build a bridge between software and hardware and apply cutting-edge techniques to serve the users? Are you excited about solving some of the most challenging problems in transportation and urban planning? If so, you might be VeoRide’s next Java Backend Developer?

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Developing, integrating and deploying VeoRide’s Java backend service.
  • Supporting system testing and upgrades.
  • Quickly learning and understanding existing software structure and code.
  • Producing functional new features to our Java backend in order to improve our user experience.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging to maintain our current backend.
  • Creating and translating designer mock-ups and wireframes into usable code.
  • Improving reliability, scalability, and performance of our backend.
  • Recognizing cutting-edge industry application developments and sharing them with our software development team.

Qualifications and Skills

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • High level of fluency with JDBC, Servlets, MySQL, JEE/JSE
  • 3+ years experience with Java development
  • Sound understanding on REST APIs
  • Solid experience on Tomcat and Nginx
  • Great insight on system design and object oriented programming
  • Logical thinker and effective communicator with a clean and efficient coding style
  • Cooperative and collaborative working style with other individuals and development teams
  • Fluency and experience with other programming languages and platforms is highly desirable (Golang, Javascript, HTML5, AWS)
  • Deep understanding of algorithms, design pattern and data science is a huge plus
  • Familiar with hardware-software communication protocols is awesome
  • Passionate about making the world a better place to live and bike

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, hyper-growth technology company
  • An Awesome Downtown Chicago Location
  • VeoRide Credits
  • A Commitment to Professional Development and Mentorship

Company Overview

Bicycles are 200 years old, but dockless bike sharing is new. At VeoRide, we are bringing the next generation of smart, dockless bike sharing to cities and universities globally in order to make them more sustainable and livable. In our quest to identify the best combination of bike-sharing technology and customer service, we design and manufacture our own bicycles and hardware and software systems to provide a greener and healthier mode of transportation.

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