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Full Stack - Senior Engineer

Zipcar Boston, MA, United States Full-Time

Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing company, is looking to add new senior talent to our Engineering team.

Today, Zipcar provides hundreds of thousands of people with a viable alternative to traditional car ownership, saving them money, time and headaches. Around the world—from coast to coast, across Canada, the UK, and college campuses in between—people are making the decision to live car free and enjoying the convenience and environmental benefits of having “wheels when you want them”.

We’re working to transform Zipcar from its ‘startup roots’ into ‘a world-class engineering organization’. We're building a global platform to take the car-sharing and Zipcar experience all over the world.

The technology choices we’re standardizing on are:

Native Mobile applications on Android and iOS. Our goal is to launch new functionality on ‘mobile first’ wherever it makes sense. Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Cassandra, Apache Spark, Clojure, Haskel, machine learning, etc are going to be core to what we do. All back-end services are going to be written in Ruby, Scala or Java. Mobile apps are all native. Responsibilities:

Senior member of an agile team focused on delivering components of the next generation Zipcar technology platform. Work to achieve engineering quality standards that our members will love and that you and your team will be proud of. Responsible for the delivery a series of small, discrete applications leveraging Ruby, Java and/or Scala in a fast-paced, team-focused environment Lead the development of applications leveraging traditional and non-traditional data stores, such as Hadoop, Cassandra and others.




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