Sr Software Engineer

Posted Date:2/1/2018 4:29:11 PM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: JR-11093
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Job Category:Engineering

Job Summary:

­­Who we are.
We’re fans who help fans everywhere get in to the live events they love.  A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favorite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We’re not just selling tickets (though we do that better than anyone else), we’re enriching lives one amazing experience at a time. And we think that’s pretty amazing. If you’re passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

Why you should work with us.
Our biggest investment is in our people. We offer comprehensive health benefits and 401k matching, student loan assistance, plus career-boosting opportunities like tuition reimbursement and targeted development sessions to help all eligible employees thrive. At Ticketmaster, expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader – with plenty of ticket perks on the side.

See what it’s like working at Ticketmaster.

The Role:

Ticketmaster is looking for a strong Senior Software Engineer who can thrive in this fast-paced environment. We are seeking candidates who are proactive, self-starters, and have a proven track record to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively with a team as required.

We are building world-class products to help our clients serve their customers better. We are looking for additional innovative solutions which will contribute towards these next generation initiatives. This includes development for a core set of next generation of applications while creatively pushing the envelope using cutting edge technologies. The candidate will participate in design sessions, work closely with product & other non-technical staff, perform heads down development, expand influence and technical excellence as well as create necessary documentation.

Above all else, candidates must have the proven ability to be problem-solvers. If you are a passionate technologist who can get a lot done while having fun, come join a team of like-minded, skilled professionals where you can learn and share your knowledge!


  • 5+ years professional hands on software development experience, with 3+ years specifically utilizing Java and 2+ years of high-volume applications/systems experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Ability to bridge the gap between disparate systems and technologies
  • Must possess an experience understanding of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and asynchronous message-based concepts
  • Experience knowledge of Design Patterns and comfort with the latest architectural paradigms
  • Experience with Spring, Spring Boot, and similar frameworks
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud services
  • Strong agreement with high stability, quality, and continuous delivery
  • Understanding and some hands-on experience with XML, JSON and/or Web-services
  • Familiarity with open-source libraries/frameworks, e.g. Apache, Jakarta, etc.
  • Experience with stream processing in Kafka and other distributed computing concepts
  • Strong experience working in a team and as an individual
  • Experience leading/mentoring other software engineers; leading design reviews and architecture discussions.
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral), with experience producing technical and design documentation of complex processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, performance tune and understand java memory utilization in code produced.
  • Hands-on Experience with e-commerce and/or ticketing systems is a plus
  • Understanding of distributed cache/store systems such as Memcached, EhCache, Redis, HBase, or Cassandra is valued
  • Scripting skills, e.g. Perl, shell, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with an open source development environment using tools such as Maven, Git, Eclipse, JIRA, Gradle is a plus
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