Software Engineer II
Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events every year. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats puts you front and center at the opportunity to scale our best in class platform that allow our fans to sit closer and experience more.
At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create.
As a Software Engineer II you’ll make highly visible enhancements to our platform by maintaining and building new features across our Core Java applications. Our teams work with a variety of applications that enable our ability to sell tickets, manage inventory, support our internal users, and provide a great customer experience from the website to the box office.
Our Engineering department is made up of cross functional Agile development teams that deploy to AWS production environments on demand, multiple times a day. You’ll tackle some of the most difficult challenges scaling an ecommerce marketplace by developing creative and intuitive features that maximize value and efficiency across the organization.
You’ll partner with a team of Product Owners, Quality Engineers, User Experience Designers and Developers to deliver exceptional software, showcasing your work at the end each 2-week sprint cycle. Our development teams are committed to good design patterns, testable code, innovation, feedback, and always putting our customers first.
To be successful, you’ll need:
- Career experience developing Web based, Distributed and Multi-Tier architecture using Java/J2EE or other major platforms (.Net, Python, Scala, Clojure, etc.)
- Experience Spring, REST, APIs, and Service Oriented Architecture
- Experience unit and integration testing
- Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
- Proficient in SQL and relational database modeling
- Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting the customer first
What We Offer:
We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans… and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.
111 N Canal St #800
Chicago, IL 60606