Senior Software Engineer

Industry: Marketing
Company size: 51-250

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Job description

A rapidly-growing company that is integrating physical retail with the seamless familiarity of eCommerce is looking for a Senior Software Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing how to scale, perform, and secure back-end layer components architecturally while collaborating closely with the CTO. The company is digitizing the brick-and-store experience through interactive kiosks, QR codes, and app snippets is shaping the future of retail. This will be a long-term, full-time role that requires some overlap with the PST time zone.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Build the essential switches and alarms for a production-scale system, along with the analytics and monitoring infrastructure needed to maintain the microservices operating at scale
  • Assume broad technical responsibility and develop the foundational technology using digital interfaces
  • Create and execute integration layers with platforms such as Klaviyo, Marketo, Stripe, and others for marketing and payment
  • Establish the alarms and switches required for a production-scale system and build the fundamental analytics and metrics architecture required to manage the microservices at scale
  • To establish clear and reusable APIs, closely cooperate with web and app developers who are the back-end API's users

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5-8+ years of relevant experience as a software engineer
  • 5-8+ years of experience using Java or Kotlin
  • Extensive experience working with Gradle, Maven, and Third Party APIs
  • Some understanding of MongoDB and J2EE is desirable
  • Nice to have some knowledge of Jenkins and GitHub 
  • Proven ability to create Java APIs 
  • Prior expertise developing back-end apps that are scalable and neat
  • Thorough understanding of the performance optimizations needed for enterprise scale, including load balancers, containerization, JVM optimization, and content distribution in apps
  • Extensive knowledge of read patterns, sharding mechanisms/replicas, and database schema optimization and scaling
  • In-depth knowledge of J2EE security limitations and performance optimizations
  • Prior experience putting test-driven development frameworks for mission-critical systems into practice
  • Either recent startup experience or a readiness to assume responsibility and fill multiple roles within a startup
  • Excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written

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