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Clearspring seeking Job Position: Sr. Java Software Engineer - McLean, VA (Washington, DC)

posted Aug 26, 2010, 10:31 AM by T. Reid Lewis
Clearspring seeking  Job Position: Sr. Java Software Engineer - McLean, VA  (Washington, DC)

We're looking for an extremely talented Java software engineer to help tackle some of the largest-scale data processing challenges around. You'll work as part of a small, focused team developing cutting-edge solutions to highly unique problems.

We value those with exceptional technical skills who want to work with others in a fun, challenging, and hard-charging environment, and can make exciting things happen with technology.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Working with a small team to drive the architecture of our core distributed data processing infrastructure
  • Hands-on software development, with a large amount for direct contribution
  • Managing a collaborative development pipeline
  • Producing designs and test frameworks in addition to feature code
  • Contributing expertise in specific technical areas to the team as a whole

Required Skills/Experience
  • CS/EE, advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of real industry experience with Java-based development
  • Expert-level Java skills and design experience, including significant knowledge of core libraries and common design patterns
  • Experience in a team-based environment working on commercial software products
  • Commercial experience with distributed, high-performance systems
  • Experience with light-weight and/or Agile development methodologies is desired
  • Experience with open source data processing frameworks is a plus 

About Clearspring

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading Web 2.0 company in a position with exceptional growth potential. You'll work and learn with experienced colleagues in a fun, challenging, and hard-charging environment. Clearspring is growing and you'll grow with us; expanding your skills and experiences while helping to build a successful startup.

We're very excited about what we do here at Clearspring and here's why:

What We Do — Our work has impact. We're building technology that is transforming the Web, used by high profile clients, seen by millions of people daily, and is flat out cool. We have the opportunity to do something truly special here, and everyone can sense it.
How We Do It — Ours is a casual, yet fiercely focused environment. Clearspring is a high-energy, problem solving, "happy ecosystem" of talented people who are always improving, never settling, working hard, and having a blast along the way.
Who We Are — Clearspringers are smart, talented, and dynamic. Our team includes engineers, artists, parents, musicians... and hockey goalies. The passion, teamwork, and absolute commitment of our team make Clearspring a great place to work.

To learn more about Clearspring, visit

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