Lead Java Engineer / Lead Java Architect

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Log(n) is an agile mobile and web design development firm specializing in building amazing products for educational technology, social and messaging  companies and big enterprises. We focus on design, quality, performance and client satisfaction. The team consists of designers and engineers who are super passionate about what they do. Log(n) is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has offices in Costa Rica and China. Log(n)'s clients includes companies like Apple, Cisco, VMWare, Pearson and many others.

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate java / backend engineer to oversee our efforts to design and engineer Mobile and Web Backend for our clients. You will be overseeing multiple backend projects, making sure that the systems we build are performant and scalable.

In some cases you will serve as server team lead, in others you will advise the team. You will serve as a source of experience based knowledge and as a mentor to your server team colleagues. This also includes working with architects from the mobile device disciplines to jointly ensure high technical standards are maintained in meeting the customer's needs and budget.


Required Experience:

  • Experience with server technology stacks such as Java and Ruby

  • Extensive knowledge of Java Spring Framework.

  • At least one ORM

  • Some direct SQL usage

  • At least one project in the last five years on Linux

  • At least one project in a large enterprise environment involving interaction with legacy systems

  • Agile methodologies

  • Extensively hands on and can adapt to new frameworks

Other Skills:

  • High emotional intelligence

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership experience managing teams of backend / java engineers a plus

Additional Information


  • Medical & Dental
  • 401 (k) (with generous match)

  • Commuter Benefits
  • Data/Phone Reimbursement Program

  • Educational Assistance
  • Catered lunch every day, and team lunches once per week
  • Casual working environment; work from home Fridays
  • Office is in the Financial District, and easily accessible to public transportation
  • Competitive salary