Sr. Software Engineer

Who We Are:

StackCommerce is on a mission to revolutionize commerce through the seamless integration of content and relevant products. The company’s network reach is currently over 500 million monthly visitors across more than 200 publisher partners with 3 million registered members. Our leading native commerce platform provides publishers and vendors with turnkey solutions to increase user engagement, growth, and monetization. These solutions include: full-service commerce shops, editorial, email, social in-feed product recommendations, and real-time analytics dashboards. We are headquartered in Venice, CA and backed by top investors including Draper Associates, 500 Startups, Amplify, and Wavemaker Partners.


The Role:

The Senior Ruby Engineer will apply their years of technical experience developing web applications towards building scalable ecommerce platform solutions.


What You'll Do:

  • Develop software solutions in Ruby on Rails
  • Maintain a standard for modular and test-driven code
  • Take on large projects with a high level autonomy
  • Contribute to important architectural decisions
  • Learn new technologies and frameworks as needed
  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization


What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design
  • Experience in using relational databases: MySQL, Postgres etc
  • Experience building RESTful JSON APIs
  • Experience with test-driven development using
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Relentless with best practices and willing to discuss the choices you make with your fellow engineers and teammates
  • Love to code and solve complex problems in a clean, concise and extendable way
  • Comfortable in early-stage, fast-paced, high-growth, resource-lean environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field; advanced degree is a plus


Big Pluses:

  • Experience developing for large-scale ecommerce (integrated shopping cart, PayPal API, Stripe etc).
  • Experience with search utilities such as ElasticSearch or Solr.
  • Front-end capabilities (CSS, HTML5, Javascript)
  • Familiarity with front-end MVCs such as Angular, Ember, React etc.


Benefits + Perks

As a company, we have a lot to offer for the right candidate:

  • Salary, Equity, 401(k) & Health Insurance
  • Dream Setup: MacBook + 27” thunderbolt display with any bells and whistles you need.
  • Super Flex Time: Run errands as needed, just get your stuff done.
  • Allowances: Stack Coupons, eLearning allowances, monthly eBooks, and Parking Dollars.
  • Free Food/Drinks: Stocked cabinets and fridge at your disposal.
  • Happy Hour: We host a StackCommerce happy hour every Friday!
  • Location: Our office is on the beach in Venice…take a jog to clear your mind!

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