Career Opportunities at Exa Futures

Challenge yourself and join a team whose goal is to change the rules of the game!
Below you find our job openings within Exa Futures. If your ideal job is not listed, but you really like what we do and curious to know more, we would still LOVE to hear from you.

Back-End Developer

We are looking for a very talented back-end engineer to work on our award-winning consumer service CircleMe and the many data-science technologies we develop at Exa Futures.

At Exa Futures, we have a mission to create the most valuable interest-based network available on the web (CircleMe) and to be leaders in data-science related to people’s interests in life.

To do this, we firstly need to offer a great product to our user, powered by sophisticated technologies and performance-enhancing algorithms, allowing consumption of content related to people’s passions and facilitating the discovery of new interests through intelligent and automated recommendations. Secondly, we need to have strong intelligence systems that know how to interpret the huge amount of data we process.

If this mission intrigues you, and you are passionate about working with technologies such as Java, Rails, Linux and writing tight well-tested code, we’ve got the right position for you!

You will work closely with the rest of the team to gather requirements and rapidly iterate on them as you develop new features and projects. Our team is small, dedicated, multi-cultural, enthusiastic and fun (at least they say). We work hard, but because we really like and believe in what we are building.

This is your opportunity to leverage your passion for coding in order to create an outstanding and innovative product that can change the way people enjoy their interests and passions in life, while building one of the richest interest-based network on the planet.

Primary location for this role is in MILAN (Italy) but we also do consider remote assignments.


Your responsibilities at Exa Futures will be to:

  • Work with CEO of the company to determine the best strategic evolution of Exa Futures’ technology
  • Collaborate with product, front-end engineering, mobile development and operations to define clear requirements, deliverables, and milestones for new features to launch (for either the consumer product or the business services and data analysis tools)
  • Design, test, develop, and deploy production-ready features to be implemented on the business platforms and on the consumer product
  • Ensure overall operations’ systems stability and improving performance


  • 3+ years experience developing application features and building back-end infrastructures in a production environment
  • 2+ years experience writing and maintaining code in an dynamic language such as Ruby, Perl, PHP, Python, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Java programming language and ecosystem
  • 1 year experience developing in the Rails framework
  • Good knowledge of Linux, or similar systems
  • experience in using SCM/VCS (knowledge of GIT preferable)
  • familiarity with AWS (AmazonWebServices), Heroku and GitHub
  • ability to work with relational databases, SQL, MySQL
  • familiarity with Javascript, Ajax, Angular, JQuery, and CSS
  • ability to effectively interact with product managers and other organizational units such as UI designers and front-end developers
  • demonstrated self management ability to organize yourself through the completion of all phases of a major project
  • familiarity with Agile Methodologies, including SCRUM
  • strong understanding of the server side performance, reliability and cross-platform compatibility aspects
  • ability to work in a fast paced, test-driven collaborative and iterative programming environment
  • understanding of cross-site scripting (XSS) and other client-side vulnerabilities.
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in English
  • Important: a proven track record of failure is required; if you also have successes in your past experience, we won’t hold it against you 😉

We are also looking for other job profiles such as Front-End, Android & iOS developers, experts in UI and UX, Business Development managers. Please see our open positions also on our site

If you want to join our team, or are just curious to learn more how it is to work with us, please do contact us with this form.

We look forward to hearing from you!

You can also write to us at

Exa Futures Srl • P.IVA 09428400965
Via Durini 26 • Milano, Italy • +39 340 7766801