Intersection is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer, LinkNYC

New York, United States

Intersection is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to create server-side software for LinkNYC - a next generation product connecting cities, citizens, and businesses. An ideal candidate would be capable of balancing good engineering practices with a changing landscape of business requirements. Such a candidate would also be expected to work in an agile process to regularly deliver incremental improvements. We utilize test driven development and have a strong commitment to code quality, scalability, and resiliency. This is an excellent opportunity to start on the ground floor of a high growth company with cutting edge technology. A passion for excellence and a positive attitude are required. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with designers, engineers, and product leads to create innovative solutions
  • Break down high-level goals into backlog items
  • Integrate proprietary libraries and open source software into existing systems
  • Creating and improving system architecture for high scalability
  • Create integrations with third party services and external APIs
  • Provide technical insight to the business development staff when needed


Required qualifications:

  • Professional programming experience with Java and Scala
  • 4-6+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Extensive experience working with functional and object-oriented programming
  • Experience applying software engineering design patterns
  • Strong proficiency with algorithms and data structures
  • A track record of solving problems and getting things done
  • Proven ability to effectively work with team members and business stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical -- Engineering, or a related field from an accredited university or 4-year college is required.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience designing distributed systems
  • Experience working in a test-driven environment
  • Experience designing for high availability
  • Experience working with AWS infrastructure and Docker containers
  • Experience with writing scripts to automate tasks

 

About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

• Technology & Innovation

• Engineering

• Design

• Advertising & Media

• Strategy

• Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.