Java Software Engineer

1stdibs, New York

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1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Mlb.com, Shutterfly, and Twitter.


This is an amazing opportunity to build a high volume online marketplace. You will have the opportunity to contribute to something exciting, new and innovative. Working with the latest technology patterns and services, your work is guaranteed to be seen by a strong and rapidly growing global online community.

What you’ll do

  • Design RESTful Java Spring based web services utilizing caching, messaging and asynchronous processing
  • Leverage latest AWS and Google solutions such as EMR, S3, Lambda and BigQuery
  • Work with open source technologies including Apache Solr, Spark, Zookeeper and other software products to make the most beautiful things in the world available to customers
  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment, assessing business requirements and choosing the right tools for the job
  • Use scrum and version control tools to be an efficient software engineer
  • Work with analytics tools leveraging big data to establish trends, personalizations, and recommendations
  • Work closely with a fantastic Product organization to envision and create solutions that delight our existing customers and attract many new ones

What you'll bring

  • Love architecting software solutions
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you every day
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome!
  • Experience developing consumer-facing websites in professional production environment a plus
  • Experience developing code for high-traffic websites
  • Able to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks
  • An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art, and jewelry always welcome
  • Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!

About 1stdibs

At 1stdibs, we're here to connect the world's best dealers, finest shops and most important galleries with individuals like you: the world's most sophisticated collectors, designers and curators. Starting with the few dealers that were hand-selected by our founder Michael Bruno at Paris's legendary antiques market, Marché Aux Puces, in 2001, we've become the global destination for those who must have 'first dibs' on treasures — from around the world — that would otherwise be inaccessible.


Want to learn more about 1stdibs? Visit 1stdibs's website.