Full Stack Java Software Engineer

Technology/Ecommerce Long Island City, New York


 FreshDirect is changing the online food delivery business; technology is core to this disruption.  We are looking for champions for change, awesome code and quality.  We are passionate about how application development can transform the user experience, provide state-of-the-art technology solutions, and affect significant business growth.

Our core technologies are based in Java, JavaScript, and API interfaces.  This key position will be involved in the end to end integration of a holistic solution.   The Full Stack Software Engineer will have an opportunity to develop technical skills in three diverse areas – retail, delivery operations and marketing technology.  This is a high visibility position with direct impact on the public facing eCommerce websites https://www.freshdirect.com and https://www.foodkick.com. If you are up to the challenge we want to work with you.


Recipe for Success- 


Work with an agile team of like-minded project managers, business analysts, and developers to deliver high performing solutions that scale across our enterprise to deliver world-class industry performance and customer experiences.  We are a customer facing live operation and we rely on all engineers able and willing to support daily business operations. 

Key ingredients –


  • Mid to senior level (3 to 12 years of experience) engineers BS Required BS in computer science preferred
  • API design and development of RESTful Services
  • Solid core Java and J2EE
  • Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript/CSS, SEO, and accessibility
  • Practical Linux/Solaris knowledge and shell scripting
  • Experience with modern tools for CI and build automation
  • Experience with Spring, JPA, JMS and relational databases
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to adapt existing systems to fast-changing requirements
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • High-energy individual who cares deeply about what they are working on
  • Must pass FD engineering test
  • Must embody and demonstrate company values and culture


Add dash of –


  • Strong experience in E-Commerce and high transaction-processing environment
  • Knowledge of Oracle 12c or later, SQL, PL/SQL, database design and query optimization
  • JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS, React, or Ember etc., or JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower
  • CSS frameworks - Foundation, Bootstrap, Sass/LESS
  • System administration (F5 load balancer, firewalls, Akamai)
  • Experience with PCI compliance and modern security standards
  • Data Science and machine learning algorithms


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.


About FreshDirect:

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentials—all delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit www.freshdirect.com or www.foodkick.com


Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job