Software Developer - Backend

  • San Jose, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

TextRecruit is a candidate and employee engagement platform that leverages text, chat and AI to optimize the hiring funnel. The system can easily integrate with existing Applicant Tracking Systems or can be used independently by recruiters.

TextRecruit partners with global leaders like Oracle, ADP, iCims, Careerbuilder and others to deliver it's best in class communication platforms to their users. With over 200 paid clients, logos include the US Marines, National Guard, Ford, Cheesecake Factory, CDW, VMware, Conway Trucking and more. TextRecruit is a profitable and ventured backed organization.

Job Description

 In this role, you will be responsible for growing and improving our award-winning platform. This is an opportunity to be a key player in shaping the technical organization of the company by working on the backend stack of our platform including:

  • Backend Processes (Java)

  • NoSQL Databases

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • You will work with our sales team, customers, and technology staff to accurately interpret requirements, specifications, and models to develop front-end and/or backend code for the appropriate solution

  • Liaise with team members to keep updates documentation of process, workflows and user requirements.

  • Be the go-to person to recommend, design, develop, test, implement/automate, and support creative and optimal data solutions.

  • Communicate project status, issues, and accomplishments periodically to staff and users requesting reports.

  • Assist other employees in data integration tools, programs, and processes

  • Be excited to grow as a developer and as a person


  • Bachelor's Degree (CS or similar)

  • Java development experience

  • 2+ years of experience with enterprise software L2 support

  • Experience running a CI/CD pipeline

  • Web Technologies, REST APIs, XML, JSON knowledge required

  • Bonus points for Integration with ATS, CRM, HCM Job Boards, etc.

  • Experience collaborating to articulate technical issues and requirements to both vendors and internal technical teams

  • Process documentation and process improvement experience

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Great verbal and written communication

  • Ability to handle high-urgency situations and priorities at a time

  • Positive attitude and open mind - we're a startup so be excited and be ready for the unexpected!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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