Software Development Engineer - Backend

OfferUp is changing how people buy and sell locally by making it as easy as taking and sharing a photo from your phone. We are not just about connecting buyers and sellers; we are about creating a simple and safe marketplace that changes people’s lives. We are a rapidly growing team in Seattle looking to bring on more passionate, motivated, and curious people who want to be a part of our fast growing marketplace.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our backend engineering team. You will get exposure to many different tools and technologies such as Python/Django, Java, Redis, PostgreSQL, and Docker. You will also be exposed to a variety of AWS cloud technologies, and will make an impact building core backend services for the OfferUp application.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with mobile development teams (iOS and Android) on new services and features
  • Participate in development projects across several different teams and systems (Data, Ops, QA, etc.),
  • Dedicated to optimizing the performance and scalability of the OfferUp infrastructure as the service continues to grow
  • Help develop OfferUp’s internal tools and dashboards

Requirements:

  • Expertise in programming languages such as Java and Python
  • 1-2+ years professional software development experience
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Be comfortable designing services on top of a cloud infrastructure like AWS
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Passionate about a personal project? Show us what you’re working on!
  • Above all, an insatiable desire and ability to learn

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally! Come join the team and take the ride of your life!


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