Contractor- Sr. Software Engineer

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About Blackhawk Network:

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK) is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. Blackhawk’s digital platform supports prepaid across a network of digital distribution partners including retailers, financial service providers, and mobile wallets. Blackhawk’s Achievers Employee Success Platform™ enables social recognition, which dramatically increases employee engagement and drives business success. For more information, please visit or websites AchieversBlackhawk Engagement Solutions, CardpoolExtraMeasures, Gift Card LabGift Card and OmniCard.


We are looking to hire an accomplished Staff Software Engineer to join the Blackhawk Technology Engineering Organization.


  • Implement cutting-edge software and modify existing software to add features. Specify product internal/external interfaces.
  • Adopt and implement Blackhawk’s software development methodology by using the best practices like SCRUM, Test Driven Development and Agile Model Driven Development.
  • Follow software architecture best practices like code reusability, pattern oriented architecture, coding standards, modularization of code, aspect oriented programming etc within the technology team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 2+ years of software design and development experience with core Java and J2EE.
  • Experience with Core Java 1.5 or above, with exposure to multithreading concepts.
  • Experience with Open Source technologies and frameworks
  • Hands-on experience in using database with good exposure to SQL.
  • Excellent strengths in time management and organization skills with an aptitude toward creative problem solving.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to be productive and effective within a matrix organization.
  • Good communicator – verbal and written skills required.


Blackhawk Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Blackhawk Network believes that diversity leads to strength.


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