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Req # 101167

Senior Java Engineer

San Francisco, CA US

Employee: Full Time Employee
Travel: None
About Castlight

At Castlight, our mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health benefits. We offer a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and can guide them to the right program, care, and provider. The platform also enables benefit leaders to communicate and measure their programs while driving employee engagement with targeted, relevant communications. 

To date, Castlight has partnered with more than 240 large enterprise customers, spanning millions of lives, to improve healthcare outcomes, lower costs, and increase benefits satisfaction.

We're looking for a top caliber engineer with experience in building core platform services from ground up at Internet scale. Our services power Castlight's digital health platform, which brings together products and technologies from multitude of industry partners and vendors. The ideal candidate will have top-notch software architecture and development skills, and has experience working on enterprise software as a service (SaaS) products. This is an opportunity to be part of an industry leader in the exciting digital health/fitness space and to drive new generation health/fitness platform architecture. If you’ve got the right skills and passion, reach out to us!

What you will be doing:
  • Designing, developing and implementing high performance, scalable distributed SaaS applications using Java J2EE and Spring framework.
  • Designing and developing REST API and integration points for various platform services.
  • Bringing in knowledge of industry standard best practices and evolving our technology footprint.
  • Championing DevOps culture and agile methodology with strong emphasis on automation, serviceability and software reliability.
  • Individual must demonstrate ability to lead/influence positive change/results in all areas of software development amongst a talented team of engineers.
  • Builds strong relationships across the technical organization to better leverage other expertise and tools throughout the organization.
  • Understands complex systems and complex requirements and formulates optimal designs to meet current and future needs that align with Enterprise Architecture.
  • Mentorship of engineers.
  • 7+ years of programming experience in Java (must) and 2+ years of experience in Python (desirable).
  • Strong knowledge of key data structures/algorithms and system design fundamentals.
  • Experience with spring framework and spring boot experience is required.
  • Experience with micro-service architecture, REST based APIs and enterprise SaaS products is required.
  • Experience with continuous delivery/deployment pipeline for enterprise SaaS products is desirable.
  • Strong SQL skills (complex queries) and experience in Data Modeling and RDBMS (MySQL) is a must.
  • Experience with serviceability frameworks for logs/events/metrics of enterprise SaaS products is desirable.
  • Experience with distributed architecture using message/event queue such as Kafka would be good to have.
  • Experience with NoSQL such as MongoDB or Cassandra would be good to have.
  • Experience with Docker and familiarity with Kubernetes is desirable.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication.

We are Castlight and we are…


* Changing healthcare is a team sport

* Teamwork requires respect

* Direct feedback is a gift that improves us

* Diversity makes us stronger

* We take care of ourselves and each other=


* We put our mission first

* We are here to transform healthcare

* We tackle complex problems with curiosity, passion, and ambition

* We bring our best every day

* We learn and grow together


* Done well is better than perfect

* We move fast to accelerate execution and learning

* We are empowered to take action

* We own the outcome

* We win together

EEOC Statement
Castlight Health provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Castlight Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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