Are you a Full Stack Software Engineer or Java Software Engineer looking for an opportunity to work with a tight knit team, where you will have a voice in the overall direction of the products?   Are you a Full Stack Software Engineer with strong experience building scalable backend applications looking for an opportunity that will constantly challenge you?  If so, please read on.

Work Market boasts an impressive engineering team backed by successful and reputable investors such as Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital SoftBank Capital, Industry Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank. We recently received $20 million in Series C funding that is being reinvested back into hiring. We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer that can build the tools and workflows that allow our customers to be more efficient and productive in a competitive marketplace.

Work Market is the leading platform for freelance labor. Our freelance management platform is providing the biggest brands in the world and freelancing businesses, with a solution that allows both sides to manage an end-to-end contract engagement at scale. We are right in the middle of a rapidly growing freelance economy that will make up 50% of the workforce by 2020.

What We Do:

We enable clients with the ability to expand and contract their workforce based on market demands and allow them to stay relevant and efficient in a competitive marketplace. We provide access to on-demand subject matter experts that allow companies to be productive and efficient. We offer freelancers the ability to have a flexible work schedule and to be selective about their project engagements while also building their portfolio.

Our Team:

Our engineers build the tools and workflows that allow our customer to be more efficient and productive in a competitive marketplace. We are customer driven, our engineers work closely with the Product team to help define and articulate a vision for the Work Market platform. We focus on providing simple, elegant solutions to complex problems.

Who You Are:

Desire to always be learning, growing and passionate about evolving our architecture

Goal oriented while always keeping the customer in mind

Realize the value of a collaborative and team oriented work environment

Define success as being committed about what you do, while having fun

Believe in building simple, well-tested systems that allow us to iterate quickly

What You Will Do:

  • Serve as a core member of an Agile team that designs and develops the primary user flows and functionality of the Work Market platform
  • Work with other teams to achieve robust, feature-rich applications best suited to the company’s infrastructure
  • Write core business code that is clean, clear, concise, simple, intent-revealing, and highly testable
  • Write lots of unit, integration, and acceptance tests
  • Mentor engineers, review code, contribute new ideas to the team
  • Work with a fun and talented engineering team and move your career forward!


  • 4+ years experience with Java and the JVM
  • Experience with Spring Framework, Guice, Play, or similar
  • Experience with MySQL, Postgres or another SQL RDBMS
  • Experience with JavaScript, JSON and CSS
  • Experience with software engineering concepts such as caching, refactoring, design patterns, DDD, TDD, etc.
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as JUnit/TestNG, Jasmine, Selenium, Capybara, or others

About WorkMarket

Work Market was founded in 2010 with a simple, yet ambitious vision: power the future of work. Since then, we've been on quite the run. We've raised $35 in growth capital, are backed by the world's top venture capitalists and were recently recognized as one of New York City's fastest-growing companies.

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