Senior Fullstack Engineer

Shippo

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/04/2021
  • Website: goshippo.com
  • Company Address:

About Shippo

Shippo lowers the barriers to shipping for businesses around the world. As free and fast shipping becomes the norm, better access to shipping is a competitive advantage for businesses.

Job Description

Before you read on, take a look around you. Chances are, pretty much everything you see has been shipped, often multiple times, in order to get there. E-commerce is exploding, and with it, parcel shipping is becoming a meaningful factor in a business' ability to succeed. Creating a compelling shipping experience for customers is hard but necessary.
 
At Shippo, our goal is to level the playing field by providing businesses access to shipping tools and terms that would not be available to them otherwise.
 
By lowering the barriers to shipping, businesses, marketplaces, and platforms are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers, get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.
 
About the Role
 
Your role will provide you end-to-end ownership over design and implementation of the Core services, integrating with our frontend interfaces as well as the performance and scalability of the systems and driving change to push our technology and teams further. 

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with business teams and provide early input to new product ideas and functionality
    • Design, implement, test, and deploy software services with high SLAs and that can handle millions of requests a day
    • Drive good scalability and maintainability practices through microservices adoption, decoupling of concerns and data model, queuing of jobs and application layering and container-based software distribution.
    • Verify and ensure performance and correctness of systems in response time and throughput.
    • Expand and enhance our CI/CD pipeline for smooth and safe production releases via automated testing and verification.
    • Design and maintain database schema for large scale and performant services
    • Architect systems and refactor existing systems for optimal performance and reuse
    • Drive peer reviews and testing and contribute to automated test suites and in design reviews for new features, products, and systems

Requirements

    • Coding experience in server-side programming languages (e.g. Go, Python, Java, Ruby) as well as database languages (SQL)
    • Experience working with server-side MVC frameworks (e.g. Django, .NET, Spring, Rails, Phoenix)
    • Coding experience in front-end programming Javascript Frameworks (e.g. React, Redux Ember,  Angular,  Meteor)
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming and familiarity with various design and architectural patterns
    • Experience integrating with APIs that use REST, gRPC, SOAP and other technologies
    • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Deep understanding of customer needs and passion for customer success
    • Exhibit core behaviors focused on craftsmanship, continuous improvement, and team success
    • 5+ years of experience in software development
    • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Bonuses

    • Familiarity with Go programming language
    • Experience with Django
    • Past experience and success building scalable APIs or services
    • Interest and experience in performance tuning, concurrency, microservices, security, data pipelines, and web stack
    • Experience with automated UI and System testing frameworks and tools such as Selenium, Ghost Inspector, Runscope, Testim, Browserstack etc
    • Experience with DevOps tooling such as Docker, Terraform, CircleCI, SumoLogic, PagerDuty etc
    • Experience with AWS/Cloud services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, Route 53, Cloud Formation, Cloudflare, Elastic Beanstalk, IAM etc.
    • Experience with billing and/or invoice systems (Stripe, Braintree, Zoho, Zuora, Chargebee etc)

Benefits

    • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, (90% covered by the company, incl. dependents), and pets coverage
    • Flexible PTO + work hours
    • Dog are welcomed in the office
    • 3 VTO days for ShippoCares volunteering events
    • $2,500 yearly learning stipend for your personal growth
    • Free lunch / drinks / snacks
    • Fun team events outside of work hours - happy hours, “escape room” adventures, hikes, and more!

Benefits

    • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, (90% covered by the company, incl. dependents), and pets coverage
    • Flexible PTO + work hours
    • Dog are welcomed in the office
    • 3 VTO days for ShippoCares volunteering events
    • $2,500 yearly learning stipend for your personal growth
    • Free lunch / drinks / snacks
    • Fun team events outside of work hours - happy hours, “escape room” adventures, hikes, and more!

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