- Company Name:
BranchOut, is the the largest professional networking service on Facebook. BranchOut allows users to leverage their extended Facebook friend network to identify inside connections for incredible opportunities such as ﬁnding a job, recruiting great talent, getting warm introductions for sales leads, or expanding the power of their professional network. BranchOut also operates as the largest job board on Facebook with over 3 million jobs
and 20,000 internships. BranchOut is backed by Accel Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Floodgate and several of the most prominent angel investors in Silicon Valley.
The BranchOut team is a small group where everyone is part of the creative process. The ideal candidate is creative yet pragmatic, comfortable multitasking yet able to focus on a problem with laser-like intensity, and (above all) a fast learner. Our codebase is written in Java, but we're not really looking for heavy J2EE expertise. A few years experience with high-trafﬁc web-development patterns is much more important, regardless of the stack. You may, however, be asked to provide a code sample in Java.
• Integrating features with various third-party APIs, including Facebook Graph API
• Designing custom search functionality with Lucene
• Working closely with product design and front end UI to perfect user experience and reduce friction
• Brainstorming new features and product directions (if you work at BranchOut, your input is valued, no matter what your job title is)
• Improving in-house analytics tools and merging performance metrics from a variety of sources
• Develop overall strategies and implement scaling solutions
• Java, J2EE Expertise.
• 5+ years development experience, preferably working with high-trafﬁc web-development
• Patterns or on the Facebook platform.
• BS degree in computer
science or related ﬁeld
• Competitive base
• 100% beneﬁts coverage for all employees
• Work with smart people
• Build an amazing product
• Strong equity packages
• Killer ofﬁce, close to AT&T Park, walking distance to Muni and Caltrain
• Stocked fridge
• Kegerator (the good stuff)
• Foosball and Ping Pong table
• Guitars, DJ booth, Basketball Arcade
• Xbox, SEGA and other systems