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1. Senior Software Engineer (Java) - Seattle, San Francisco, New York City

We'’re seeking a talented Java engineer with solid data experience to join our Rakuten PopShops team in Seattle, San Francisco, or New York City. Do you enjoy working with mountains of data? Does seeing messy data make you shudder? Is your first response to clean it and transform it into rich, structured information? If so, we’'ve got an opportunity where your work will directly impact some of the largest shopping portals in the world!

About the Job

  • Design solutions to model and augment unified product data across a rich taxonomy
  • Extend and maintain a custom pluggable service oriented framework for data importation, transformation, cleansing, validation and extraction
  • Optimize and troubleshoot database issues related to feed processing
  • Be able to communicate with the management team effectively and clearly

Required Skills

  • BS and MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrable experience using Java
  • Must have strong abstraction abilities and be able to create good logical data models

Preferred Skills

  • Experience and interest in working with very large data sets, preferably in a MySQL environment
  • Solid pattern recognition abilities, including experience writing complex RegEx
  • Excellent knowledge of web file transfer protocols, character sets and locales, XML and XPath
  • Strong knowledge of Linux

Benefits and perks include

  • Work with a highly motivated, fun, and winning team
  • Casual, fun work environment and relaxed dress code
  • Healthcare for employee, their families and domestic partners: Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage. Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company Paid Short-Term & Long Term Disability Coverage and AD&D Coverage
  • Company Paid Life Insurance Coverage
  • Vacation Days and Paid Time Off Days
  • Company Designated Holidays

About Rakuten PopShops

Rakuten PopShops is a sub-division of Rakuten Marketing. Rakuten PopShops is the largest aggregator of online product and coupon content for the affiliate industry with over 4,000 participating retailers. Rakuten PopShops is the engine behind product search and coupon content on tens of thousands of shopping portals.

About Rakuten Marketing

Rakuten Marketing is a leading provider of full service online marketing solutions, specializing in the areas of affiliate marketing, retargeting, display, search marketing, lead generation, and loyalty. Our clients include Fortune 500 Companies, as well as small to mid-size businesses. The company is headquartered in New York City and has additional offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Tampa, Salt Lake City, London, Sydney and Tokyo. As part of Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, Rakuten Marketing includes: Rakuten LinkShare, Rakuten MediaForge, and Rakuten PopShops.

About Rakuten, Inc.

Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4755), is highly ranked as one of the Most Innovative Companies in the World by Forbes Magazine. Rakuten provides a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports.


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