Software Engineer at GiveSmart by Community Brands

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Position at Community Brands


Community Brands is a software company that helps organizations achieve social good. Through our technology, we help more than 100,000 associations, nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and partners grow stronger and achieve their missions. Like our clients, our nearly 2,000 employees strive to improve the world in which they live, and we believe that technology plays an important role in that. We are techies and volunteers who dream big and are motivated by more than just a cool job (though that’s a great perk we offer too). The Community Brands culture is one where employees can pursue this passion as part of their profession, and we’re looking for great employees to join us!


As a Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work with a powerful web application using some of the latest technologies with a brilliant, talented bunch of developers. You will work with other development team members to design, develop, test, and launch new functionality for our platform. This position will be located in our St. Pete office. 


•Work with the Product Managers and Development team to understand and define requirements.

•Create design documents to ensure that software fits into the overall architecture and addresses requirements

•Prototype features when applicable

•Develop the application using best practices / design

•Communicate status and issues orally and in writing in a timely manner.


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•4+ years’ experience in relevant field

•Strong Core Java Skills

•Proficient with Object Oriented Analysis and Design.

•Solid understanding of Web technologies, including Java Servlets, JSP, MVC, and AJAX

•Experience with Component Based Web Frameworks (Wicket, Tapestry, GWT)

•Experience in developing cross-browser apps using HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, and CSS.

•Experience with relational databases: especially MySQL.

•Experience with Tomcat is highly preferred.

•Experience with XML and Web Services is required.

•Experience in design, development and deployment of complex operational systems required.

•Experience with Linux is required.

•Masters degree in Computer Science or relevant Engineering degree.


Experience in the following would be a plus:

•Experience with Spring Framework or other dependency injection framework.

•Experience with Hibernate, JPA, or other ORM library.

•Experience with Spring Boot and microservices

•Experience with Web Service Integration (SOAP, Rest)

•Experience with Node.js, npm, React, GraphQL

•Familiar with cloud based services/APIs (S3, CloudFront, etc.) and hosting (EC2)

•Experience with Eclipse IDE

•Experience with Maven

•Experience in Agile work environment.


About product:

Crowd Wisdom™ enables you to provide a personalized, social and engaging learning experience which is learner centric. The Crowd Wisdom™ learning management system (LMS) suggests relevant content to each learner based on our advanced recommendation engine. It also allows learners to connect with peers to share knowledge and guidance.


 Crowd Wisdom features:

•Branded, Customized Interface

•Centralized Learning Hub

•Assessment & Testing

•Tracking & Certifications

•Video Playback Engine & Assessment

•Personalized Learning Paths

•Social Learning Community

•Content Authoring

•Multi-Device Support

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