Title Junior Software Engineer

Company Gemvara

Location Boston, Select...

Referral Code 117810

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Our Company:

Gemvaras mission is to revolutionize how fine jewelry is discovered, designed and crafted. We are disrupting a centuries old market with new approaches to production, technology and user experience.

At Gemvara you will be part of a close-knit team that is passionate about changing the face of e-commerce. You will be surrounded by innovative people who truly believe in the company and in one another. At Gemvara, your ideas will be recognized, your intelligence will be applied, and if you work hard, your opportunities to succeed will be endless. Gemvara has an amazing benefits package and our culture is top-notch we work hard, but we play hard too

The Job:

As a Full-Stack Software Engineer you will be responsible for developing core user interface functionality for our web platform and applications. We are looking for someone to help us take our web platform for consumer-facing customization to the next level with responsive design and mobile-specific functionality.

Gemvaras patented technology and just-in-time manufacturing offer customers millions of options to personalize each design. We have a true virtual inventory model where each piece is manufactured to order at the highest possible quality. The technical challenges in product development are significant, including navigating a world of limitless user-generated content. We are building an e-commerce product set that is unique to the industry.

What Youll Do:
  • Build the next-generation personalized user experience to get our customers from more than a million options to finding and buying the perfect piece of jewelry
  • Develop functionality to support our customer care representatives so they can provide customers with the best experience possible on the phone, via email, and on live chat
  • Add capabilities to help us gather and analyze accurate data on how our customers interact with the site to support our marketing efforts and improve the website
  • Optimize page layouts and content to drive repeat traffic
  • Provide the customer to the information they need to make a purchase
  • Determine what tools we give our customer care reps to help them get the customer to the perfect piece of jewelry
  • Maintain and improve site speed
  • Balance SEO and user experience without overwhelming customers


Skills Youll Need to Be Successful:
  • 2+ years of experience in front-end development
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Blend of skillset: 50 front-end / 30 middle-tier / 20 back-end
  • Knowledge of web technologies (HTML/CSS/JS) - we use HTML5, SASS, Compass, Angular, jQuery
  • Experience developing with a templating engine, both server side (Grails, Rails, Sitemesh) and client side
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple departments
  • Passion for elegance in the UX, pixel perfection, and getting the details right.
  • Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code
  • Must be a strong contributor who drives innovation while having a good time with a great team
  • Must be a results-oriented, self-motivated creative team player who is driven to come up with great solutions to our problems

Multiple positions available! If this sounds like a fit, wed like to get to know you. Please send your resume to apply via our site at



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