Sr. Backend Engineer

This position will work within a team inside our Austin, TX headquarters. This is not a remote position.

As a Senior Engineer (Back-End), you will be working on projects that make a tremendous impact for employers.
You will work on projects using core Java technology to build Web API’s, perform intelligent search and analysis, and enable business capabilities for partners. As a member of the team, you will share, relentlessly problem solve, have a superior work ethic and be an excellent communicator in an easy-going environment. You will need to learn our existing infrastructure quickly and offer great ideas for improving it. Put your passion for clean and intuitive designs to
work and help innovate the way talent effectively finds work. (This Back-End position may be filled at Senior Engineeror Principal level based on candidate qualifications)

Primary Responsibilities:

● Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code
development and testing
● Design and implement product features including reusable components, frameworks and libraries in
collaboration with business and IT stakeholders
● Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions
● Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software

Required Qualifications

● Bachelor degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field plus at least 7 years of related experience that closely aligns with the position being offered
● Working experience in and deep knowledge of core Java and MySQL
● Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
● Must have experience leading, developing, and mentoring teams of Junior Engineers


● Relocation Package is available
● Competitive compensation
● Comprehensive, company-paid health, vision and dental insurance premiums for you and dependents
● 401(k) retirement plan with 3% automatic employer contribution
● Company sponsored life insurance
● Fully-stocked kitchen
● Fun company events throughout the year
● Company-paid gym membership (Gold's Gym or 24 Hour Fitness)
● Standard work schedule (we believe in work-life balance!)

QA ENGINEER - IP Networking

HireStarter's client is a world leader in WiFi mesh networking software.  They have recently decided to relocate their US Engineering team to Austin.  This is a unique opportunity for someone with a Wifi Networking background to help scale their business in the US by integrating the mesh software on various clients’ hardware platforms.


  • Review existing test plans and test automation scripts and enhance as necessary for the integration of mesh software on specific client hardware platforms.
  • Set up functional, performance, and stability test environments as necessary and execute the manual and automated tests according to approved test plans, generate test reports.
  • Visit client to capture test requirements, support testing and issue investigation as necessary. The position requires very close and frequent client interactions.
  • Minimal travel to vendor or client locations for troubleshooting and detailed problem analysis may be required.


  • A degree with BSc in a technical field or relevant experience
  • Very strong IP networking knowledge (WiFi preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years proven networking software test experience (WiFi preferred)
  • Troubleshooting skills in multi-vendor environments
  • Experience working on large service provider CPE projects.
  • Scripting experience a plus (Bash, PHP, Ruby)

Sr. QA Engineer

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience in software test automation using Selenium Web Driver, Appium, 
  • Experience providing support for business critical applications or products; using Agile and/or TDD/BDD methodologies
  • Experience programming in Java (preferred) and/or Javascript, experience with SQL and SQL query tools
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation skills with strong work ethic and ability to learn and utilize new technologies quickly

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with the following tools and technologies:
  • Maven, TestNG, RestAssured, Jackson, Cucumber or jBehave, Java 8, Appium, Selenium, Jenkins
  • Experience automating Web Service/API testing
  • Understanding of Continuous Delivery/Deployment processes
  • Experience with AWS such as EC2, as well as familiarity with working in Linux
  • Experience in a customer support or customer success role
  • Software Development experience

Responsibilities & day-to-day activities:

  • Serve as technical lead for a pod of Automation SDETs, providing continuous technical training while also serving as a technical escalation point.
  • Report technical status on all customer projects lead by the pod.
  • Team up with Medici Project Managers on multiple projects, leveraging a team of SDETs to build, deploy, and maintain web, mobile web and and mobile app test automation projects.
  • Manage CI infrastructure to execute and debug tests.
  • Automate test cases
  • Design, develop and extend our internal automation tools & libraries.
  • Perform root cause analysis for issues uncovered by test results.
  • Perform peer code reviews of automated tests.
  • Provide technical feedback to product management and development.

Content Marketing Manager

Local candidates only. Sponsorship not available for this role.

HireStarter's client burst onto the scene in 2013 and has been a leader in providing innovative solutions for marketing on the Facebook platform, working with well known brands around the world such, HomeAway,, Ted Baker, Retail Me Not, to name just a few. This is one of a select group of companies to have achieved the coveted Facebook ‘Facebook Marketing Partner’ (FMP) status, having built a proprietary technology on the back of the available API’s which in turn has enabled marketers to scale and increase RoAS through social media channels.


  • Write, develop, and plan content that positions the company as a thought-leader
  • Develop strategic multi-channel marketing programs that drive awareness and leads
  • Analyze campaign data and report on marketing program success
  • Support Sales team by building benefit-based collateral to communicate our USPs
  • Collaborate with Development and Customer Success team to plan feature launch materials, build use case stories, and write client case studies
  • Help build marketing team processes to create scalable marketing function

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years professional marketing experience
  • 1-2 years experience creating content for B2B / tech audience preferred
  • BA/BS in Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • Extensive applied knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Working knowledge of basic SEO principles, keyword planning, and content distribution methods
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • High standards of personal accountability

Principal Developer (.Net/C#/AWS)

Opportunity in North Austin to work in a small, laid back environment with a tight-knit development team focused on implementing new product features, upgrading current technologies, and adjusting the current system as it scales to customer needs to remain a leader in the market.

Visa sponsorship is unavailable for this role.


  • Working on site (with some work from home flexibility) and responsible for spinning up new metrics-driven products for internal and external facing customers.
  • Designing, developing, and documenting new and existing systems.
  • Working with other developers and internal customers to define requirements, perform technical analysis, generate implementation and integration plans for new projects, and execute them with cutting edge tools (VS 2015, ReSharper, SQL Tools, etc).
  • Bringing new insights to the team and find ways to implement them that improve the overall efficiency and technical offering of our product and our development process.


  • BS or Masters in computer science OR related engineering field or equivalent work experience along with 10+ years experience writing production code
  • Experience with cutting edge AWS Serverless computing
  • .NET/C# and background, with Angular experience particularly in large web-based and service-oriented applications
  • A history of shipping web-scale applications
  • Desire to collaborate with other engineers who share an interest in putting scalable, efficient, well-thought- out changes into production
  • Understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Appreciation of the value of user experience at all points of interaction with the software
  • Experience working in groups of varying sizes as well as accomplishing individual work


Backend Developer



Seeking a talented Back-end Web Developer to join our B2C digital team. 

  • Design and construct world-class customer experiences using a modern tech stack. Python, Ruby, and Javascript professionals welcome. 
  • Deliver products rapidly and iteratively. Work in an experiment-driven environment with equal parts direct customer feedback and user behavioral metrics. 
  • Architect scalable and performant systems that drive internal business operations using data processing pipelines and machine learning. 
  • Thrive in a startup culture within a rapidly growing brick-and-mortar business. 
  • Create new technologies that delight customers and deepen their relationship with food and wellness. 

Who You Are

  • You value the Customer Experience, Execution, Unleashing Talent, Collaboration, Flexibility, Good Judgement, Innovation, and Reliability. 
  • 8+ years of full lifecycle software engineering, preferably using dynamic languages. Experienced with mobile and web products. 
  • Comfortable in fast, moving iterative environments. You keep products shippable. You work cross functionally. You take ownership and estimate accurately. 
  • Demonstrate ability to meet or beat assigned targets and deadlines under normal circumstances, and ability, when conditions change, to make trade-offs that optimize outcomes change. 


This is your chance to be a part of a truly exciting organization with a passion for people, food and life. We are a collaborative bunch and everyone’s door is always open, mainly because no one has a door. We have an open plan office environment and you will work alongside anyone from our CEO to our Executive Research & Development Chef.  We are a rapidly growing company and always aim to promote from within. Being a part of our team provides you with the opportunity for advancement and professional growth.



Frontend Developer

Job Description

We're looking for software engineers with a front-end JavaScript focus to help us build great
applications. Our engineers work in small cross-functional teams that emphasize iteration and
learning. It's a collaborative culture, with lots of pairing and discussion. We're working with
enterprise-scale customers to solve real business problems. Along the way, you'll get to work
with modern technologies and great people in a startup culture. 
If you'd like the chance to make an impact, we'd love to hear from you! 

The Gig

● Design and build our client-side web apps using Angular and related technologies
● Plan for enterprise scale and performance, improving quality and maintainability as you
● Collaborate with the Design team to transform vision into great user experience
● Collaborate with the Customer Success and Product teams to identify and deliver the
value in our products
● Share best practices and mentor others on the Engineering team in the areas where
you're an expert
● Learn and grow, picking up new technologies and patterns as the product and the
industry evolves. While experience is not required, you will be working with Angular 4, 
ECMAScript 6, TypeScript 2.2, Webpack and Yarn talking to a RESTful API
Abou ou
● You love to code. You understand basic design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
● You've got deep experience building web apps with modern JavaScript frameworks, 
preferably Angular, but you know that tech is dynamic so you’re not married to one
● You're comfortable with enterprise web applications using current unit and integration
test frameworks. You understand asynchronous requests, asset pipelines, browser
rendering, and page load optimization
● You make the people around you better
● You're a good communicator, positive, with a bias for action

Our Radical Culture

Our culture is at the core of everything we do. We have fun, but we work hard. So, as we grow
we’re not only looking to hire the best and brightest, but we’re also looking for people that share
our values. This is the code we live by: 
● Think big. Do bigger. We think big ideas are meant to be pursued. So, we think critically
and have a bias for action and impact. We continually iterate to deliver smarter direction
and better software. 
● Be customer-inspired. We aim to over-deliver and delight by doing what’s best, not just
what’s expected. That’s why we make it a priority to understand how our customers
operate and the challenges that they face. 
● Partner. We build strong relationships by having a partnership mindset – internally and
externally. We go above and beyond to help our customers and one another succeed. 
● Thrive. We set our internal bar high so that we can bring enthusiasm, speed, and
innovation. We revere personal drive, growth, and balance. We celebrate successes, 
and, sometimes, we just celebrate. 
Th oo tuff
Founded in Austin, Texas, we’ve been bootstrapped and profitable since our start in 2006. 
Along the way we’ve added a slew of benefits + perks inspired by our team of Radicals. Here’s
a sample: 
● Flexibility: no dress code, office hours, or vacation policy
● Competitive benefits and compensation
● Cozy campus of five 1920’s craftsman homes in downtown
● Radicals get $3,000 a year to learn anything (seriously!) 
● Team lunches, stocked kitchen + bar, coffee-snob compliant coffee machines

Functional Expertise

● Not currently looking for a recent code school grad
● 4+ years in development with some Javascript front end web apps
○ Our ideal is 3+ years Javascript
● 2+ years using Angular
○ Ember and React are close
● 2+ years using modern asset pipeline build tools
● Scale (How many users actually went through JS app?) 
● DevOps experience is a + (Build, deploy, Chef, Docker) 
● Technically: Value Ruby knowledge, Java/.Net - a coder is better than pure JS, testing
frameworks (Protractor, Jasmine) 
● Titles: Software Engineer, Front End Developer/Engineer, Javascript
● Skills: Node Js, JS, React Js, Angular, Rest API
Domain Expertise
● Startup to mid-size company experience


UI/ UX Designer


As a UX / UI Designer, you marry data with creative insight to deliver successful user experiences. You believe in form and function equally and through a process of iteration and prototyping, you design experiences that offer intuitive utility and human connectivity. You place a strong emphasis on craft and take pride in seeking out simple solutions to complex problems.

On the product team, you will work closely with the entire team to establish goals and collaborate in an iterative process of design, development and continuous optimization. Combining user experience strategy, information architecture and interaction design, you’ll define the critical user paths and holistic user experience across multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mobile Web, Desktop). Your success is gauged by the effectiveness of the final product to meet the combined user needs and business goals.

What we do:

We are a photo finding platform empowering consumers to toss their selfie sticks, put their phones back in their pockets and live in the moment. We are the only platform that removes all of the friction in getting photos of you taken by others and creates new opportunities for photographers to market and sell their photos. Users can enjoy life’s most precious events and automatically receive images taken of them right on their phones or share images of others they’ve taken without having to lift a finger – whether between friends and family or a professional photographer.

While we're based in Austin, Texas we have team members across the globe. We are open to remote candidates. But we do need full-time commitment.


Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer - seeking junior and senior levels, open to relocation within the US

HireStarter's client is solving the toughest digital threat challenges faced by Fortune 500 companies and tech start-ups by enabling customers to find, fix, stop, and ultimately solve cybersecurity problems. They are expanding their consulting services and creating a security as a service platform.

The Security team provides assessment and advisory services (w/minimal travel).


  • Lead network security assessment engagements
  • Perform advanced red team operations
  • Perform adaptive purple team tabletop exercises
  • Perform white-box network security assessments


  • Familiarity with modern IT security deployments in large enterprises
  • Offensive security and penetration testing experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • 2+ years of cyber security experience

Great to have:

  • Prior security consulting experience
  • Track record in vulnerability research and CVE assignments
  • Track record presenting at major security conferences

Security Leader

Security Leader - Healthcare startup


HireStarter's client is a global, recently Series B funded (last round was for 24M) Healthcare startup headquartered in Austin, focusing on offering new channels for communication between doctors, insurers, and patients.

This is a strategic (and initially hands on) role which will be instrumental in developing and building the global Security practice within the organization.  A Healthcare background as well as work in the Mobile space is critical.  Equally important: strategic and hands on experience in a start-up environment with success building a Security practice from scratch. Global experience preferred.   

Please reach out with your background if interested in setting up a call to explore this opportunity further.  


Architect/ Lead Developer

Located in Austin, TX, our client is a closely knit, collaborative B-to-B-to-C software company dedicated to challenging how both traditional and new "fintech" insurance and financial companies generate commerce. This team is dedicated to the invention of disruptive technologies that solve real customer and local independent insurance agent needs in ways that break the norms and conventions of the insurance industry.

They're a bunch of fun A Players that have the digital chops to manufacture stuff (web apps, native mobile apps, patented software, BI tools) and are looking for a Sr. Software Architect that wants to join this Tiger Team and lead by example.

The ideal candidate has worked in the Insurance (P&C) domain and/or in the Finance domain, has experience in eCommerce, and strong experience leading teams and projects.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • 5+ years' experience in the Insurance (Property and Casualty) domain and or Financial Services domain

  • 7+ years of relevant experience leading more than one team or Project

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

  • Javascript

  • Java

  • Oracle or MySQL or MS SQL

Desired Skills:

  • Mongo or No SQL

  • Node.JS

  • React/Redux

  • Docker

  • AWS

  • Spring Framework

  • e-Commerce

  • CSS

  • Security

  • Design

  • Scrum Lead

  • Linux

  • Microservice Architecture

Looking for people who possess the following:

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Great communication and presentation skills

  • Team player with ability to troubleshoot and handle stress seamlessly

  • Strong mentorship and coaching skills

  • Ability to produce results in a self-directed manner

Device Connectivity Engineer - Aviation

HireStarter's client is looking for a Device Connectivity Engineer to come on board a profitable start up in the Aviation space to work on a new product platform which involves interfacing with data-link devices; processing weather, traffic, flight plan, position, and attitude data streams; and formatting these products for display.

Based in Austin, TX.  Relocation w/in the US considered.  Sponsorship unavailable for this role.


- Combination of strong C/C++ low-level development, iOS (ObjectiveC) experience, and either weather data processing or GIS/mapping systems.

- Multithreaded TCP/IP and UDP networking

- Experience integrating hardware (Bluetooth, Apple's External Accesory Framework or Wi-Fi)

- Experience developing low level driver and other reusable hardware abstraction SKDs and APIs


Lead Software Engineer

This company is dedicated to the invention of disruptive technologies that solve real customer and local independent insurance agent needs in ways that break the norms and conventions of the insurance industry. 

They're a bunch of fun A-Players that have the digital chops to manufacture stuff (web apps, native mobile apps, patented software, BI tools) and we’re looking for a Software Architect that wants to join this Tiger Team and lead by example. 

The ideal candidate is experienced in eCommerce and has strong experience leading teams and projects. 

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • 15 years of relevant experience that includes having led more than one team or Project 
  • Experience in Java 
  • Experience with Oracle, MySQL or MS SQL 
  • Spring Framework experience 
  • Heavy e-Commerce experience 
  • CSS experience 
  • JavaScript 
  • Web security 
  • Design 
  • Scrum lead experience 
  • Linux 10 years 
  • Mongo or No SQL experience 
  • Node.JS 
  • React/Redux 
  • Docker 
  • AWS 
  • Microservice architecture 
  • Great communication and presentation skills 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred 

Implementation Engineer

We are a fast-paced startup providing disruptive technology in the rapidly growing DevOps market. We’re not your typical startup; our management team comes with a history of successful startups and is well funded by Austin Ventures, Mercury Ventures, and S3.  With more than 250% growth in 2016, it’s no wonder we were recognized as a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner! And, our growing list of Fortune 500 customers means we’re looking for the best and brightest minds to join our development team and be a part of the next big opportunity in Austin!

This position is responsible for owning and proactively managing the technical relationship with an assigned set of clients.

The Implementation Engineer

  • oversees customer implementations (requirements, design, and implementation, testing, and documentation)
  • provides technical support
  • shares customer needs with product management
  • essential participant in the broader account team for the assigned clients

This position is responsible for all of the technical aspects of an implementation – over the phone and on-site. Implementation Engineers develop a long-term partnership with customers to ensure they remain successful and realize the full value of their Datical investment. This includes day-to-day management of technically complex and demanding implementations, developing and executing upon an overarching technical strategy, detailed issue tracking, root cause issue recognition and resolution.

The Implementation Engineer is expected to represent us with the highest level of professionalism at all times, and to mentor others in the group regarding the same.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Proactively own and manage multiple high-visibility, high-touch customer relationships from a technical perspective
  • Understand short and long-term customer goals and objectives 
  • Establish and document each customer’s processes, procedures, customizations and configuration
  • Regularly communicate with assigned accounts, set expectations and negotiate priorities
  • Provide timely status updates, root-cause analysis and strategies to address issues
  • Apply fundamental troubleshooting skills to issues before escalating to the appropriate group; escalate issues as appropriate
  • Proactively manage, measure and track customer tickets to insure their timely resolution
  • Recognize and resolve systemic issues to prevent them from repeating
  • Collaborate with product manager to help prioritize requirements related to customer needs
  • Recognize revenue opportunities and communicate them to the Account team
  • Regularly meet with the Customer Account Executive, Professional Services Executive and others to triangulate on immediate and long-term customer needs

What we’re looking for:

    • Customer service orientation
    • Strong communication skills
    • Comprehensive technical acumen related to the software development lifecycle, DevOps tools, source control tools, and database platforms
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills
    • Project management skills

Communication Skills

    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with clients, management, and peers
    • Effective cross-department communication
    • Assist and contribute the coordination and development of training for clients.
    • Document and communicate problem/resolution and information/action plans
    • The ability to stay calm during times of crisis

Technical Skills

    • Good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Experience implementing CI/CD platforms such as Jenkins, UrbanCode, Bamboo, CA Nolio, GoCD, Octopus, and XebiaLabs
    • Working understanding of Git, SVN and TFS
    • Experience supporting databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and Postgres EnterpriseDB
    • Experience supporting enterprise-level applications is preferred

Troubleshooting Skills

Must be technically capable to accomplish the following:

    • Identify issues
    • Duplicate/recreate issues
    • Define solutions
    • Verify solutions and communicate to customer

 Project Management

    • Understand, prioritize and drive resolution of issues through hands-on involvement and highly effective communication between responsible parties at the client site and Datical.
    • Use project management methodology to thoroughly document, prioritize, track and drive customer requirements and technical solutions for 2-3 month projects.

The candidate should have 5-10+ years experience in progressively responsible roles relating to technical implementation services in the software industry.

This role requires 25%-50% travel to customer sites to provide training and implementation services.

Candidates should have experience working on professional services teams. All candidates will be subject to technical and background screening. A college Degree in Computer Science or other technical field is preferred and applicable experience will be considered as an alternative to a degree.

Senior Developer

We are the largest and fastest-growing technology platform for online care services, helping families, businesses, and corporate employees find high-quality care for their kids, pets, parents, and homes. We’re seeking innovative, entrepreneurial, and genuinely nice people to join our collaborative team. If that describes you, we want to hear from you! A career with us offers countless ways to grow and have a real effect on a young, exciting company.

 If you’re a great engineer who leans towards product thinking, we’re looking for the type of developer who will be mapping out the spec sheet before we even finish describing the problem. We’re busy migrating our legacy Web.Forms/C# app into micro services and SPAs. We speak in a lot of boxes and arrows, nouns and verbs. We’ll tell you the why and you tell us the how. Your decisions will have a lot of influence on the business and you’ll be surrounded by excellent team members. 

We have the flexibility of a startup but the backing of a market leader with a mature product and user base. Best idea always wins, and we spend the time to make sure we are providing the right solve at the right time for our customers. There’s a lot of change but that’s because we’re actively fixing problems and we’re committed to quality and performance. We whiteboard a lot. Our code reviews are a little intimidating. Our socials are effusive and actually well-attended. It’s a bunch of smart people having a lot of fun together. We have the option to work from home, but we usually choose not to.

The Opportunity

Join our team as a Developer as we transform the current system to develop faster, smarter and stronger!   We are building a REST based ecosystem to provide payment features mobile and the world.   

Come help us build the next generation of our software!

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

Turn complex business requirements into reusable code patterns

Perform code archaeology on existing .Net Web.Forms application and translate into a modern architecture

Committment to ruthlessly testing, refactoring and perfecting code

Take co-ownership of product code quality and help provide code reads for team

Keep current on latest language framework changes and disseminate through team

Excellent communication (with technical and non-technical staff) and thought leadership

Spend your days building performant, world class APIs and front-end experiences

Be willing to work a once-or-twice-a-quarter on-call maintenance shift (as necessary)

Spaces, not tabs. 

Required Skills:

• Demonstratable experience with modern functional language (GoLang, Node, Python, etc..)

• Familiarity with Test Driven Development (TDD)

• Service-oriented architecture (SOA): either REST services or WebAPI

• N-Tier architecture

• Bonus: Modern web UI experience (Angular2, React/Flux)

• Bonus: knowledge of C# or Java / .Net / SQL Server


Our Tech Stack

• Kanban-based product workflow with daily SCRUM

• GIT source control and Jira ticket management

• GoLang servers on Dockerized VMs (Consul/Vault/Prometheus/Traefik)

• Some .Net-core services

• AngularJS SPAs

• SQL Server/Couchbase databases connected via Kafka queues


Education/Other Pre-requisites

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent on the job experience

• 1-5 years programming experience

Software Engineer

Our client helps 3 million people per month find jobs and advance their long-term career goals with our portfolio of websites and contact centers. This is a small team that has tripled revenues in the past 3 years by remaining fiercely profitable, hiring very smart people, and sharing the rewards of our growth with employees. This is not the type of company to pad job descriptions with fluff about changing the world to be a better place through cloud enabled something-something.  They provide a valuable service to their customers and users and are laser focused on profit that they share with the team.

They have a small number of people that have built a powerful web and analytics platform, and ask employees to own broad areas of reasonability and make a big impact on the bottom line.

In this job, you will:

        - Build, deploy and optimize our job results engine that serves over 100,000 results per day
        - Consume external feeds
        - Identify the best results for a given user
        - Serve those results in real time with minimal latency
        - Store data for analytics and optimization

        • 3+ years professional experience as a developer/engineer
        • Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
        • Experience with NoSQL databases
        • Experience with modern Unix/Linux development and runtime environments
        • Experience working on high-traffic, highly-available websites or platforms

Senior Android Developer


Looking for a unique opportunity to show off your skills at a cool and exciting company? We are looking for an experienced Android/Java Developer to be part of our team, offering an opportunity to further our deep integration with the Android eco-system. This position requires a proven ability to understand and implement business requirements for Android systems and enhancements to existing systems.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as subject matter expert in the different Android versions and SDK architectures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, build, test and ship software solutions
  • Implement scalable and cost-effective software systems that meet business requirements.
  • Maintain existing software systems
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure quality
  • Push mobile technologies to the limits to help better our products and services
  • Work with geographically dispersed team members
  • Desire to solve problems and build great things.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with OOP and Java
  • Experience with source control systems such as Git or Subversion
  • 3+ years of Android development experience
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience targeting multiple Android devices, both phones and tablets, from multiple manufacturers and across all OS versions
  • Solid understanding of software development best practices and methodologies.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into software issues and products as required.
  • Create frameworks and automation in the development process to maximize build efficiency and secure solid code
  • Knowledge and applicable experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban
  • Test and debug code; analyze and monitor performance of apps

Preferred Experience

  • 3+ years working in the mobile industry
  • 1+ years working in Advertising and Marketing Technology
  • Working experience with Google Analytics, Push Notification, Memory Management, or Google DRM
  • Practical experience with mobile application automation testing frameworks like Calabash, Selendroid, Appium, etc.
  • Designed and developed one or more Android applications available on Google Play

Cloud Engineer

As a Cloud Engineer, you will work with diverse technologies to build tools and automation that eliminate manual operations and craft repeatable processes, thereby maintaining a highly available server infrastructure for deploying instances, managing configuration changes, health monitoring, and system tuning. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational support for Windows and Linux hosts and their services, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolving problems, along with collaborating with DevOps and ITOps engineers to improve the platform. You will be responsible for documenting your tickets and projects, along with establishing best operating practices. This is a mix of engineering and operations role with strong customer focus for a global, world-class mobile app advertising business operating 24x7x365. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise scale server administration
  • 2+ years of hands-on operational experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS Certification a strong plus.
  • Solid knowledge of AWS platform and its services - including but not limited to: Created/Maintained AMIs, Route53, VPC, EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, SQS, CloudWatch, IA
  • Expertise in implementing and managing Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Distributed File System (DFS), Group policy management
  • Experience working with Windows networking and high availability technologies such as failover clustering and load balancing
  • Strong CLI and API scripting (Power Shell, Bash, Python) and automation skills (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet experience welcome)
  • Experience with system health monitoring and optimizing performance (CloudWatch, Cloudability, Graylog)
  • Administration of web servers running IIS, Apache, Tomcat
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Experience in enterprise scale cloud environment (IaaS) delivering PaaS and/or SaaS solutions
  • Experience in multi-region, multi-tenant environment a plus
  • ITIL Knowledge (Incident, Change and Problem Management) and tools
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and able to adapt to changing business needs
  • Work well with cross functional global and remote teams\
  • Worked in an operational support role with after hours on call responsibilities
  • Occasional assistance in an IT Operations capacity for the Austin office.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • AWS Certification
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills
  • Ability to think logically, critically and constructively about complex problems and propose/drive solutions in a productive manner that addresses expressed needs.
  • Self-motivated, driven, and resourceful.   Full of “heart and hustle” with a scrappy drive to get things done.
  • Enjoy working in fast-paced, collaborative, Agile environments
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly is a fundamental necessity
  • Experience programming/administration of SQL and other database technologies
  • Experience with container platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores (Cassandra, Aerospike, Redis)
  • Experience with high volume content delivery networks

 Preferred Experience:

  • Mobile industry experience
  • Advertising technology experience
  • ITIL Foundation Certification v3 (a plus)

Full Stack Engineer

Looking for a Full Stack Engineer for one of our tech clients located in downtown Austin to join their team. You must live in Austin to be considered for this role- no relo will be provided. This company has a platform that enables testers to provide feedback to the world's largest app-creating companies. Startup culture with perks of a larger corporation. Apply now if you meet the qualifications and would like to learn more about this awesome opportunity!

Required skills:

  • Are customer-focused, driven and passionate in creating premier experiences through well designed, tested and maintainable code-bases.
  • Always looking to learn and improve – independent self-learners who love to share what they find.
  • Are team-focused, pragmatic engineers who enjoy working on small, agile teams
  • 5-10 years' experience building commercial software.
  • Love crafting beautiful RESTful web-services and has strong knowledge in how the web works.
  • Have an understanding or experience using the CQRS pattern, Kafka, and Mesos.

Preferred skills (must have one or more of the following):

  • Modern backend technology such as Java’s Spring Boot, NodeJS, Python’s Flask or Django, etc. (we use a mix of Django, Java + NodeJS)
  • Love crafting beautiful RESTful web-services and have a strong knowledge in the way the web works.
  • Javascript experience. You know and love the language of the web (We use ES6 and TypeScript).
  • Experience with a Javascript framework such as Backbone, Angular, Ember or React (we use Angluar2).
  • Experience with relational and No-SQL databases: MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis
  • Experience with data streams, or real-time data pipelines (We use Kafka)

What will you do as a team member?

  • Design and develop the next generation platforms.
  • Work in strong agile teams, using modern development methodologies.
  • Work closely with product managers, designers and customers to deliver impactful product initiatives.

Be part of the success in this companies next generation digital experience platform. You’ll be owning features from start to end: defining, designing and building features for a real-time data streaming architecture, utilizing CQRS, Domain Driven Design, and Event Sourcing; deploying with the latest tools including docker, terraform, mesosphere and marathon; all as part of a feature-based agile team, within a global engineering effort, using modern development methodologies.

QA Automation Lead

HireStarter's client is a fast-paced startup providing disruptive technology to the DevOps market. They are looking for a Lead QA Engineer to manage and a grow a team with a focus on automation in an Agile/Scrum development environment. Their architecture is micro services and they use Docker, Cucumber, and Protractor (not required, but nice to have!). The company is about 40 people and they'll be moving to the Domain in the next several months.

Must have experience working in a startup environment.

Must have authorization to work in the U.S.


Collaborating with development to improve and expand automated test infrastructure

Working in an agile team to deliver business valuable software for every two week sprint

Reviewing and providing testing feedback on product requirements

Documenting test requirements and designing test coverage plans

Documenting and reporting defects with the steps needed to reproduce

Developing and maintaining automated regression and acceptance tests


3 to 5 years of relevant QA technical experience including Software Development and orSoftware Quality Assurance, along with 1+ years of managing teams

Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development team

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT, or related field

Hands on experience writing automated tests for command line interfaces and web applications

Experience using Cucumber or similar test automation tool

Some knowledge of Java, Ruby and Groovy is a plus

Familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems