Back-end Engineer


Kitchener, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/27/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 300 California Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About Faire

Faire is revolutionizing the way boutique retailers shop for their stores by taking all the pain out of the buying process. Store owners can come to Faire to get product recommendations from hundreds of brands all in one place.

Job Description

Our engineering team owns the code that makes our marketplace work. We care about good engineering practice and love to write software that is secure, tested, easy to maintain, and can scale to millions of users.

We build minimum viable products, deploy to production multiple times per day, A/B test customer-facing changes, listen to the data, and iterate.

As a Back-end Engineer, you'll collaborate with us to:

  • Deliver core features of our Kotlin/Java 8 server
  • Design and build new APIs used by our web site and mobile app
  • Write integration tests for everything
  • Share ownership of our product
  • Help the product team continuously improve our customer's experience

We're excited about you because you have:

  • A passion for programming and solving problems with code
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • A love for technology, and an insatiable curiosity for new tools to tackle real problems

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Kotlin, Java 8
  • JUnit, Hibernate, Guice, Jersey
  • HTTP, JSON, and Protocol Buffers
  • MySQL

You're excited about us because we offer...

  • A small team, a relaxed and fun startup, extraordinary engineering talent, mentorship, and career growth
  • An attractive compensation and equity package
  • Perks and benefits (full extended health and dental plan for you and your family, generous parental and family leave policy, flexible work hours, gym membership, free lunches, drinks, snacks, game nights, hack week, and more!)
  • We’re growing fast. You will get in as a founding member of something that’s going to change an entire industry.
  • Learn from the best. Our leadership team is experienced (, Google) and led the development of one of the top 15 apps in the US app store (Square Cash).
  • Great technology stack -- Kotlin
  • The business makes sense. It’s straightforward, provides clear value to both store owners and to makers. You get to help change an industry for the better.
  • It’s beautiful. Work on something that’s well-designed, following the footsteps of Square.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.