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Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Company: Babylist
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Babylist is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our consumer experience team. This team is responsible for the end-to-end experience on all surfaces; used and loved by millions of parents and gift givers. You'll work with expert technical leads and software engineers to build out the experience that is the core of our business. You'll work closely with Product, Design, and other teams to execute key initiatives.What You'll Do Work closely with product owners to design, implement and deploy systems to support and scale our growing e-commerce, content and fulfillment operations.Provide thought leadership around process, tooling, systems, and software architecture. We benefit by more knowledge and learning how others solve problems. You would feel excited to bring in new ways of solving problems.Improve and help maintain existing systems. Friction in the development process slows us down and has a large opportunity cost. We see value in taking time to create maintainable systems and remove hurdles from the development process.Working in a close, supportive team solving real world problems and making decisions.Mentoring other team members through design and architecture planning, code reviews, and knowledge sharing sessions.Maintaining older systems and replacing them safely.Learning and growing as an Engineer. Who You Are 3+ years of experience in full-stack software developmentAn exceptional problem solverVery comfortable with JavaScript, React and Ruby / Python (or similar)Able to deliver elegant, effective software solutions in a timely mannerA clear, friendly, and open-minded communicatorPassionate about developing features from concept to deploymentSuccessful in an agile work environment and able to break down large pieces of work to deliver value incrementally Nice to Have Experience scaling backend and distributed systems to meet increasing traffic and complexity of operationsExperience with testing and continuous integration Our Tech Stack ReactNative iOS and AndroidRuby on RailsMySQLRedisSidekiqAWS Why You Will Love Working At Babylist We are a remote first company and invest in infrastructure you'll need to be supported and successful: tools, opportunities to connect with colleagues, and a stipend to help you set up your officeWe build products that have a positive impact on millions of people's livesWe work at a sustainable pace which means work/life balance is a real thing hereWe believe technology and data can solve hard problems We believe in exceptional management We are committed to providing an actively antiracist organization and doing the work to support differences of all kindsWe offer competitive pay and meaningful opportunities for career advancementWe have great benefits like company paid medical, dental, and vision, a generous paid parental leave policy, and 401k with company matchWe care about employee wellbeing with perks for physical, mental and emotional health, parenting, childcare, and financial planning

Keywords: Babylist, Oakland , Senior Software Engineer, Backend, IT / Software / Systems , Oakland, California

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