Learfield

  • Software Engineer

    Req No.
    2018-2454
    Location Name
    Paciolan
    Location
    US-CA-Irvine
    Category
    Product Engineering
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Paciolan is the #1 primary ticketing company in college athletics, and the #2 largest primary ticketing provider in the US including performing arts, arenas, and professional sports. As a leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing, analytics, and technology solutions, we power more than 500 live entertainment organizations, selling over 120 million tickets a year.

    While we are the market leader in many areas, we will never act too big or move too slow as a company. At Paciolan, we come to work ready to innovate and succeed, and we always have fun doing it. You may not recognize our name, because we white-label our consumer channels, but we create great products at scale…not just once a year Black Friday, but every day our events go on sale!

     

    As we continue to grow, we need awesome, passionate software engineers to join us in designing and developing complex, scalable, and highly-available applications for our B2B and B2C ecosystem. The apps you build must stand up to the thousands of concurrent fans fighting for the chance to purchase that last remaining seat in the stadium…and of course they are probably on their mobile device doing so. Do you think you have what it takes to work in this exciting agile environment, and bring smiles to millions of our fans in the process? If so, then we want to talk with you.

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll do

    • Collaborate with our product managers to define the next generation of our products on solid architecture, with alternate flows handled flawlessly.
    • Write lots of Java, Node.js and/or React.js code. But not just any code – yours employs best practices, design patterns, and frameworks to make your software architecture relevant today and into the foreseeable future.
    • Implement automated unit, integration, and end-to-end tests to know what you built really works.
    • Create pull requests, because regardless of how great your code is, it’s always best to have team members review it as well. And while you’re at it, you will review your teammates’ pull requests too. Here’s your chance to mentor and guide more junior members of our development team.
    • Participate in design sessions with your team members, coming up with the optimum technical solution that not only meets the business requirements, but does so with performance, scalability, and maintainability in mind.
    • Innovate. There’s always something we can improve upon, whether it be process or tools or technology choices. Maybe a Slack bot? If you can dream it, you get to build it.
    • If you’re senior level, you’ll actively drive code review, architecture choices, mentoring of other engineers and owning a large slice of our tech.

    Qualifications

    What to bring

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in software engineering.
    • Practical work experience in developing applications at scale using Java, Node.js or React.js.
    • You love to automate all the things, having worked in continuous delivery environments that automatically compile, test, and deploy the application every time code is committed into the git repo.
    • You thrive in fast-paced agile environments using LEAN, Scrum, or Kanban to build product quickly with a passion for great user experiences.
    • If your product isn’t using a CI/CD pipeline you are passionate about getting it there – you want to build fast, own your system and deploy it…using serverless technology if it makes sense.
    • You’re passionate about building software that matters, since the software you build also helps bring our millions of fans to the experiences they will never forget, the moment they step into that live event.

    An Extra “Awesome”

    • Not everything needs to be implemented in synchronous RPC, so you’ve got experience building async apps that communicate via messaging using things like Rabbit MQ or Kafka. And you may have even implemented apps using an Actor model like Akka.
    • Work experience with functional programming. Java 8 was late to the party with lambdas, but maybe you’ve played around with Scala or something similar and realize that a function can be passed around like any other object.
    • You’ve built cloud-native applications and micro services on Amazon AWS or Google Cloud.
    • Your bag of tricks includes experience with technologies like these: Docker, Kubernetes, Mesosphere DC/OS, Netflix OSS.
    • Your applications have scaled to tens of thousands of concurrent users, especially for high-traffic eCommerce scenarios including mobile.
    • A passion for DevJams/Hack-a-thons and continual innovation and learning.

    What’s in it for you

    Just like the teams we work with, we team up at Paciolan too! You’ll find espresso machines, basketball hoops, ping pong tables and lots of options for hanging out with your coworkers such as: a running club, soccer club, yoga class, the bar method class, company sponsored events off-site and many more. We have a Starbucks attached to our building for your caffeine fix as well as several restaurants and food trucks nearby, that is, if you missed any of the food that is often ordered in.

     

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