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Java Developer for File-Sharing Program Company (Manhattan, NY)

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Oct 09, 2008 01:12 PM
Lime Wire LLC seeks an innovative, self-motivated, quick stud who is willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities.

Lime Wire LLC, maker of the famous file-sharing program, seeks an exceptional Java Developer. Ideal candidates will be innovative, self-motivated, a quick study, and willing to develop new skills while constantly improving existing abilities. The candidate must also be a strong multi-tasker with exceptional time-management skills. In this position, you will work closely with the store development team to build the front and back-end frameworks for our new online media store.


Positions exist for junior, mid-level and senior Java developers. Candidates would join a small and focused team of developers with a wide range of skill sets to build a highly-available, high-performance web storefront and associated web service platform. This system will harness hundreds or even thousands of servers to service hundreds of thousands of search queries per second, so writing code that can scale horizontally is key.


  • Wicket + Terracotta
  • Spring 2
  • Hibernate 3 + Annotations
  • @AspectJ
  • Lucene + Solr
  • GNU/Linux
  • Squid
  • Maven2
  • Subversion
  • Mylar
  • MySQL NDB (Cluster)
  • Tomcat 6
  • Qualifications

  • Good understanding of POOP (Principles of Object Oriented Programming)
  • Background in web development and database development
  • Familiarity with web applications, architectures, and deployment
  • Strong academic record - degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) is a bonus
  • Experience Bonus Items

  • High-volume clustered sites
  • Spring / Hibernate / Lucene / MySQL Cluster
  • Online sales systems
  • Java Swing
  • P2P protocols
  • To Apply

    Please send your cover letter and resume to

    More About Us

    Lime Wire LLC is the maker of the most popular file-sharing software in the world. Lime Wire prides itself on its great products, one of the most engaged user bases in the world, and an incredible team of talent. Since launching the LimeWire application in 2000, we have continuously sought ways to empower our users. Recently, we have been busy with the launch of the LimeWire Store and creating more ways for Lime Wire’s peer-to-peer community to connect. Still, we are determined to do much more and seek gifted and inspired people to join our team.

    We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits (including 5 weeks of vacation per year) and great perks (including free lunches, free gym membership, snacks, drinks, tickets to cultural and athletic events, company-sponsored outings, fabulous rooftop parties, and coworkers who are also great friends). Located in downtown Manhattan, we foster a happy, healthy work environment where a free exchange of ideas is encouraged. Ideal candidates thrive in our do-it-yourself, entrepreneurial atmosphere. While we work hard, we always have time for a board game, a round of poker, or a break on our garden roof deck.

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