Req #201140

Backend Java Engineer

San Francisco, CA
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Backend Java Engineer

The Integrations and Rewards Engineering team at Castlight health is responsible for integrating new trackers, building/maintaining a platform to reward users for living a healthy lifestyle. 

You should thrive in a fast-paced setting, working under tight timelines and collaborating with cross functional teams and be able to perform data analysis, provide development support for existing systems, and troubleshoot data and/or system issues, as needed.

This includes contributing to our existing microservices, building new services out, designing and developing the APIs ingested in the front-end.

Throughout all of this you will be collaborating with other engineers on the team, data scientists, designers, product managers, and other stakeholders.

Our team takes continuous improvement and innovation seriously and we are always seeking ways to improve our practices.


  • Minimum 4+ years of Software Engineering experience and fluency in object-oriented language development (preferably Java)
  • Familiar with databases; especially relational ones like MySQL
  • Hands-on experience with developer tools like Git, Docker, Kubernetes, and monitoring solutions (Prometheus)
  • You have excellent communication skills, you’re humble, and you enjoy sharing & learning from others
  • You embrace change, can take a step back, prioritize, and focus on added-value tasks
  • You have a results-driven and product-oriented mindset
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of frameworks like Spring, Spring Boot, JUnit, and Mockito
  • Participating in the design, development, and maintenance of new Java services
  • Participating in the whole application lifecycle; including early meetings, design, development, test strategy, deployment to production, observability, and support
  • Interacting with people with different roles and backgrounds, and sharing your technical expertise with a mix of technical, product and business experts


Castlight Health provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Castlight Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Castlight Health does not accept unsolicited assistance from recruitment search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Castlight Health via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a signed search agreement on Castlight’s form in place ahead of time will be deemed the sole property of Castlight Health. In such cases, no fee will be paid or payable in the event the candidate is hired by Castlight as a result of the submission.