Instant Ink - Full Stack Software Engineer @ HP - San Diego, CA

Instant Ink - Full Stack Software Engineer

a month ago

There are not many times in your career when you get the opportunity to change a multi-billion dollar franchise, work with scary smart people and build out your resume so that it is the envy of your friends. Welcome to HP’s Instant Ink organization! Using agile methodologies combined with paired programming, you will be working with the most cutting edge and web technologies such as React, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, Splunk, New Relic, Jenkins, AWS and others. There will be weekly deploys of your software and real-time access to performance telemetry.

With HP Instant Ink, our goal is to address the #1 pain point consumers have been telling us about printing: cost of ink. Through a new and innovative model, we will transform the global inkjet market by changing the perceived value of ink while enabling additional, new revenue generating business models. HP Instant Ink represents one of the top strategic priorities for HP’s Print organization, and will give you visibility at the highest levels in the company.

Our organization is reinventing how customers print. We have developed an exciting new business model where customers just pay for the pages they print ( ). You could be part of this team building new software and services.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and grow the web presence and rich processing required to massively scale this business for HP. We are looking for a few highly motivated and talented web developers to join the team and help grow our solution. This is an exciting time to join and learn agile, test-driven, pair programming, based around Ruby-on-Rails in a real and profitable business environment. Join the fast-paced organization that is reinventing printing for the consumer.

Additional Job Details:


  • Bachelor's (undergraduate), Master's (graduate) degree in Computer Science or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Interest in system engineering
  • Demonstrated familiarity with web languages
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Result oriented and schedule driven
  • Debugging experience


  • Industry software development experience
  • Web experience preferred
  • Linux experience
  • Ruby-on-Rails
  • Test-Driven-Development, Unit Test, RSpec
  • Database skills (MySQL), querying and design
  • GIT version control
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML, HTML 5
  • Responsive UI development
  • Ability to analyze the performance and scalability of complex systems
  • Experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Ability to work with fast changing requirements
  • Passion to learn and grow


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