Junior Developer @ FriendFinder Networks - San Jose, CA

Job Overview

14 days ago

Junior Developer

FriendFinder Networks - San Jose, CA

WHAT WE WANT

FriendFinder Networks is looking for an energetic Junior Developer that will be responsible for maintaining and expanding a suite of applications that provide visibility into the infrastructure health of systems spread across multiple datacenters around the world. Each day the core system processes over 100 million events while storing an additional 70 million datapoints. You will ensure the system is performing as expected while maintaining zero downtime across deployments, scheduled maintenances and data center moves. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and integrating other applications related to providing visibility into infrastructure health and incident management. During the normal workday you will maintain, develop, and integrate internal and third-party monitoring tools in a variety of technologies, respond to trouble tickets created by internal users and help troubleshoot infrastructure issues as they occur. Your contributions will ensure the best possible user experience for everyone who visits our web sites 24 hours a day, every day of the year, all over the world. This position requires a weekly rotation of on-call duty.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Ensure proper monitoring, alerting and reporting of the infrastructure health
  • Write and modify applications written in Perl, Javascript, HTML, Java, Go, Python, Scala
  • Maintain operation of monitoring application components that run on the following technologies: Apache Storm, Apache Kafka, ELK Stack, Prometheus, Grafana, Hadoop, HBase, OpenTSDB, Kubernetes, Docker, Apache Spark, Spring Framework, React
  • Extend REST and GraphQL based API’s
  • Work in real-time with Operations team to diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Junior level programming skills in at least 2 of the following (Perl, Java, Go, Javascript)
  • Ability to write simple MySQL queries
  • Some experience in building and integrating with REST API’s
  • Passion for building highly scalable, highly available, highly secure, maintainable and low latency applications
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and immediately apply them in a production environment
  • Must be comfortable with adult content
  • Must be able to be on-call 24/7 more weeks than not
  • Must be at least 21 years old

WHAT IS PREFERABLE TO HAVE

  • Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SNMP
  • Some Basic Linux administration experience
  • Experience with Spring Framework and Java build tools like Gradle or Maven
  • Kubernetes administration experience
  • Experience with React and GraphQL
  • Some knowledge of streaming technologies and event driven systems (Storm, Spark on Hadoop, Kafka)
  • Jira/Confluence Administration
  • Some basic UI development experience
  • Basic knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL and Postgres
  • Some knowledge of NoSQL databases such as HBase and ElasticSearch

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and drive small projects to completion
  • Team-player with flexibility and positive attitude
  • Ability to learn and improve programming skills and knowledge

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: No direct reports

PERKS

FriendFinder Networks Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a business casual work environment, flexible work hours, and a competitive salary. The benefits package includes:

  • 401(k) with a 5% match on eligible earnings with no vesting period
  • Medical (Kaiser HMO, Aetna PPO), Dental, and Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD and Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (20 days PTO) and Holiday Pay (12 company paid holidays off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Club Reimbursement

WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT WHAT WE DO

Not only do we love what we do, but we truly believe in it. We grow through positive education, skill training, courses, big stories, and big dreams. We are constantly improving and striving for perfection to revolutionize and enhance the lives of our members.

WE CARE ABOUT PEOPLE

The main precondition of any relationship is the ability to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes to truly understand them. Satisfied customers, employees, and business partners are not just a cog in the wheel, but the main ingredient of the company’s success.

WE EMBRACE DIVERSITY IN ALL FORMS

FriendFinder Networks has embraced diversity from the beginning of its history dating back to the mid 1990s. We created the first online personals sites for gays and lesbians, for non-English-speaking audiences, and for those who enjoy what was once called "alternative lifestyles". Headquartered in San Francisco / Silicon Valley and staffed throughout the world, our team also relies on diversity of background, perspectives, and ideas.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All FriendFinder Networks employees are working remotely until further notice. All interviews are conducted by video conferencing.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Linux line command: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Perl, PHP, Go, or Javascript: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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