/ The Black Tux hiring Senior Software Engineer-Backend in Santa Monica, CA, US

Senior Software Engineer-Backend

The Black Tux

Santa Monica, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/07/2021
  • Website: theblacktux.com
  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA

About The Black Tux

The Black Tux is reinventing formalwear. We design and manufacture modern and timeless rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of natural fabrics, ordered online, and delivered for free. With concierge-quality customer service and style advice, we help guys stand out for the right reasons.

Job Description

The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so guys can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time. 
Just as we are on the cutting-edge of men's fashion, we also strive to stay on the cutting-edge of technology and looking to looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer. Our biggest goals on the technology team are to deliver the best possible customer experience, building solutions that adhere to high software engineering principles, and striving to maintain a positive culture where diversity and personal growth are highly valued.

What You'll Do

    • Build and improve software systems for a fast-growing, disruptive e-commerce company
    • Design, develop and optimize scalable backend infrastructure to support the core product
    • Create APIs to integrate with front end and 3rd party systems from highly distributed and independent microservices
    • Serve as a key member of the backend design team through strong collaboration
    • Contribute to the development of the team, our standards, and best practices
    • Identify bottlenecks in our efficiency as a team (“tech debt”), propose and implement solutions
    • Mentor and support other engineers on the team and act as the go-to person for solving problems in your domain of expertise

Who You Are

    • 3+ years of professional software development
    • Extensive experience with Python (or other OO languages, such as Ruby or Java)
    • Familiarity with a web framework: Django, Pyramid, Flask, etc.
    • Conversant in ES5+ and Node.js
    • Knowledge of modern web technologies
    • Experience building distributed services
    • Strong software architecture and design skills, solid CS fundamentals, pragmatic software design and architecture patterns, and their best usage
    • Excellent data modeling skills and strong experience with query optimization
    • Experience with developing and deploying on containerized architectures such as ECS and Kubernetes
    • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex technical and architectural concepts and ideas with a wide variety of stakeholders
    • Strong organizational & leadership skills
    • Previous work on consumer web products built from scratch
    • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment

Benefits and Perks of Working at The Black Tux

      • Exciting startup environment
      • Weekly catered lunches
      • Dog Friendly Office
      • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
      • Health, dental and vision coverage
      • Paid Parking 
      • Paid maternity and paternity leave
      • Open vacation time
      • Stocked Kitchen & pantry
      • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
      • Quarterly team outings
      • Company Happy Hours
      • Free suit rentals
We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.

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