Senior Java Backend Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Bevi is a Series C startup that has raised over $60 million to bring customizable, healthy hydration to offices and facilities across the US and Canada. Founded in 2013, our co-founders set out to out-design bottled water. Within five years time, Bevi has saved the waste generated by over 50 million plastic bottles and seen revenue grow by 10x over the past 2 years! With offices now in Boston, New York, and San Francisco, we continue to grow our healthy flavor offerings and constantly strive to bring the next level of customization to the Bevi hydration experience.

Bevi is seeking a Senior Java Backend Engineer. As a Backend Engineer, your guidance and input drive architecture and functionality decisions. Whether you prefer providing mentorship to junior engineers or acting as a technical sounding board for all, this role invites seasoned engineers to exercise their deep expertise. Our ideal candidate is eager to stay on the cutting edge of the web market across a broad spectrum of industries, and is excited to work across all components: web UI, backend, and mobile applications. We are a small and fun software team in a fast-growing hardware startup. Our customers love our product and you will play a crucial role in making them even happier. If you love thinking through new ideas and interactions, how to execute them in an innovative way, and have a deep respect for user experience, come join our team!

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, implement and ship new features. Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Adjust our software architecture to keep it scalable and maintainable
  • Work on our data architecture that is built around time-series
  • Expand the Bevi Java applications, using open-source libraries including Dropwizard, Jersey and Guava
  • Focus on innovating and creating solutions that add value and amaze the end user
  • Contribute to code quality by writing Unit and Integration tests
  • Enforce code styles and best practices via code reviews and mentorship
  • Keep our codebase reliable and maintainable

How you will grow:

  • Work at the heart of a start-up in high-growth mode
  • Grow beyond backend, work with an extensive set of technologies, from embedded programming to mobile Android apps, from UI to backend and database, and use the latest tools and processes
  • Continuously explore, evaluate, and implement new procedures and processes to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of our product
  • Engage with a talented software and hardware engineering team drawn from diverse sectors and learn from best-in-class leadership
  • Deploy your energy and expertise to further the company's mission of sustainability, wellness, and positive personal and environmental change

Requirements

We think you will bring:

  • Mastery of Java - you know how to make Java non-verbose
  • Distributed and asynchronous computing, cache management
  • Prior work in an Agile environment (Scrum preferred)
  • Knowledge of web services, specifically REST APIs
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Hands-on experience building features from initial concept to production ready
  • Strong analytical and technical skills and high level of detail orientation
  • A true self-starter approach and sense of ownership
  • A hunger for keeping up with new software technologies - that’s just who you are. Our stack includes React.js, Redux, Android, Java, and Docker
  • Genuine desire and commitment to always learn, improve, and produce the best work possible
  • An agile mindset to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A BS in CS or similar discipline - or the equivalent in independent experience
  • NOTE: Candidates must be authorized to work in the US for any employer in order to be eligible for this role

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package, inclusive of generous equity options for employees at all levels
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans with BlueCross BlueShield and MetLife, 95% paid by employer
  • Fully employer paid disability and life insurances
  • Wellness and fitness reimbursements
  • 401(k) and personal finance education
  • 15 days vacation and 9 paid holidays, plus additional paid days for sick leave, bereavement, etc.
  • Paid parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers (mothers and fathers)
  • Monthly stipends for cell phone use and commuting costs
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Fully stocked kitchen and Bevis on tap - and composting and terracycling, too
  • Monthly happy hours, pancake breakfasts, Hero awards… and more!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're in the Schrafft Center, a former candy factory now housing offices (& onsite gym)! Minutes away from Charlestown, Assembly Sq, & Sullivan Sq T.

What are Bevi Perks + Benefits

Bevi Benefits Overview

We offer:
Competitive compensation package, including generous equity options for employees at all levels
Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans, 95% paid by employer
Fully employer-paid disability and life insurances
Wellness and fitness reimbursements
401(k) and personal finance education
15 days vacation and 9 paid holidays, plus additional paid days for volunteering, sick leave, bereavement, etc.
Paid parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers (mothers and fathers)
Monthly stipends for cell phone use and commuting costs
Generous employee referral program
Onsite gym, free parking, and furry friends in office
Fully stocked kitchen, complete with Bevi, composting and terracycling
Monthly happy hours, pancake breakfasts, Hero awards… and more!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 24 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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