Viki Inc Java Engineer in San Diego, California

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than tens of millions of viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

We are in search of a Java Engineer for Ebates Inc. Ebates is part of the Rakuten family of companies. This is a great opportunity to join early in the team and build/own the infrastructure.

You will be working with a small agile team to design and develop a new platform to power in-store cash back. The platform utilizes enterprise integration patterns and exposes functionality through a RESTful API and a web interface. You will be closely working with product manager to build reliable, highly available, and performant systems to power great user experiences. As the team grows there is opportunity to lead and mentor more junior engineers on a project basis. Position is located at our San Diego, California office and reports to the Technical Manager. The expectation is to work full-time in the office with a lot of flexibility in making your own schedule.


• 1+ years of solid Java back-end experience • Knowledge of design patterns, OOPS principles and data structures • Knowledge of at least some of the following frameworks/technologies – Hibernate, Spring, REST, Ehcache, Camel, JMS, XML, JSON, and continuous integration • Experience with Mysql and RDBMS best practices • Troubleshooting and performance tuning skills • Project lead experience is a plus • Experience working with these technologies are a huge plus: AWS, AngularJS, Mobile development, and Docker • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field

Rakuten Group of companies also includes Viber, Ebates, Kobo and more; reaching a global audience of nearly 1 billion users. This is an excellent opportunity to join a medium-sized team and make a difference as we scale.

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