By on February 16, 2012

Become a mashaper! We’re looking for a hungry Java Engineer

Mashape seeking Java Engineer. Help build battle station for food

Join us!

Mashape is revolutionizing the way data and services are distributed and consumed. We’re a fast-growing, online marketplace for APIs. We’re not disrupting a market, we’re creating one. We’re backed by top tier VCs in the world such NEA, Index Ventures and Charles River Ventures; as well as outstanding angels such Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors.

Mashape is looking for a software designer (yes a designer, because you’re an artist, you design the software) who is truly passionate about creating scalable solutions and solving frontend problems. You will have the opportunity to have a huge impact as an early member. Our ideal candidate has a CS background, but we are most interested in you as a person.

Java Engineer


  • Implement production ready web pages on
  • Build a scalable frontend application in clear and beautiful code
  • Make UX/UI decisions to deliver a better experience
  • Work closely with the backend team and help making decisions
  • Collaborate around the creation of new and existing features
  • Make strong and crazy decisions


  • Deep experience with Java
  • Play Framework
  • Scala or Groovy is a big plus.
  • Passionate about HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (also jQuery), AJAX
  • Beautiful personal experiments. Let’s see what you’ve got!
  • Love for continuous deployment and getting things done quickly
  • Can easily switch to new programming languages and learn things fast
  • Passion in breaking the rules and changing the status quo
  • Strong communication skills


  • As an early employee you will get a true stake in the company
  • Competitive salaries
  • Italian Food cooked by the founders
  • A 2nd family  – whatever problem outside of work; we’ll be there!
  • Official mashaper
  • 2 weeks/year in a spiritual retreat with us somewhere in the world (Patagonia next)
  • Apple equipments
  • A free guided tour at the MoMAColosseumLouvre Museum and the Palace of Caserta
  • Vacation days & time off
  • Awesome medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Craziness & happy hour
  • Much more…

“We’re here to make a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why even be here? We’re creating a completely new consciousness, like an artist or a poet. That’s how you have to think of this. We’re rewriting the history of human thought with what we’re doing.” – Steve Jobs

Apply here: – inspire us!

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