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Jr. Software Developer



We are in need of a motivated individual who is seeking to launch their career within a small fast paced tech company. This person should be passionate about technology and eager to learn agile methodologies that produce high quality software without the bloat of corporate bureaucracy. 


This person should also be fun to hang out with and enjoy working in a small group. 


Primary job responsibilities include writing great code, making current code better, hacking on code to solve tough problems and finally writing documentation to brag about the code.


We need someone who is comfortable with their programming abilities and has a true interest for the craft. The rest of the skills needed to become a great software developer can be learned as you go.


Attention to detail is a must for this position. To demonstrate, please include the letters "vjd" in the subject line when applying. Applications that do not include this will not be considered.



Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of OO programming
  • Understanding of data structures and relational databases
  • Ability to perform at a high level consistently
  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members


Bonus Skills (not required)

  • Java
  • Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • JQuery and/or JQuery Mobile
  • Apache Cordova (PhoneGap)
  • Mobile development, iOS or Android
  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS)



All work is performed at our office in Pleasanton California. No telecommuting.



This is a full time position where applicants are expected to commit to 40 hour work weeks. Our group typically works 9 hours per day Monday through Thursday and a half day on Friday to get a head start on the weekend. 



Need to be able to commit to at least a 1 year term with extensions possible if the conditions are right. Selected applicants may be asked to work on an initial short term of 1 to 2 weeks as a probationary measure to validate their skill and professionalism.



Compensation at Vorpalware is based purely on professional experience. All entry level developers begin at the same rate and receive the same annual pay increases as every other team member. This is an independent contractor position (tax form 1099).


Non US Applicants

We are unable to sponsor non US applicants at this time. Please do not apply if you are not a US citizen or permanent resident.


How To Apply

Email your resume in PDF format along with a brief description about yourself, such as background, hobbies and other accomplishments to:

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