Senior Software Engineer

As engineers for The Honest Company, it’s our job to ensure a seamlessly delightful e-commerce experience for all customers and to achieve Honest’s mission of delivering safe, eco-friendly, beautiful and affordable products across the U.S.A. and Canada. We work behind the scenes, connecting the dots to drive the success of Honest as a whole, and we have an awesome time doing it. Rooftop shuffleboard, anyone?

We're currently seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing web and platform engineering team. If you're ready to join a diverse group passionate about using tech to make our world healthier, safer and more delightful, we're looking for you! 

What you'll do: 

  • Build, design and code new features and enhancements for the Honest web sites, APIs and backend platforms
  • Build web applications that work equally well on desktop and mobile devices
  • Integrate with 3rd party solutions such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
  • Participate in all aspects of a project life-cycle utilizing Scrum methodology
  • Performance tuning of JSON APIs and front end frameworks

You'll love this job if you're: 

  • Flexible and unflappable. You’re known to smile and crack a joke while working on challenging problems 
  • All about quality. You’re passionate about test driven development and clean, well-tested code 
  • A people person. An exceptional communicator and collaborator
  • Enthusiastic and motivated. You’re excited to share ideas and find creative ways to improve code and processes
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!

What you'll need: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of full-time software development experience
  • 3+ years of open-source development experience
  • Understanding of MVC frameworks such as Rails, Sinatra, Django, Express, etc. 
  • A passion for writing maintainable code with a deep understanding of OOP, design patterns, and data structures
  • Experience designing, building and testing REST APIs
  • Experience with test driven development (RSpec, Cucumber, Capybara)
  • Strong *nix skills (Linux, FreeBSD, and/or Mac OS X preferred)
  • Deep knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and responsive web design
  • Knowledge of Bootstrap and Javascript frameworks such as Angular, Ember or Backbone
  • Solid knowledge of scaling web applications and asynchronous architectures
  • Experience working in a social networking environment
  • Experience with search platforms (Elasticsearch, Solr, Lucene, etc.)


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