Software Engineer II, Ruby (Merchandise Team)

BigCommerce - San Francisco, CA3.8

BigCommerce, named Best and Brightest Place to Work for in San Francisco 2018 is looking for an experienced and proven engineer who wants to join a well-established, fast-paced team in the exciting and rapidly growing e-commerce industry.

The Merchandising team is responsible for storefront customization. We're building scalable, performant services that enable merchants to create beautiful and personalized storefronts. We're focused on improving our industry-leading Stencil theming framework and extending its functionality with internationalization, customized experiences for different clients, and tools that enable targeted marketing of products.

Who You Are:
  • 5+ years experience in building systems using at least two different languages: PHP, Ruby, Scala, Python, etc... We primarily use Ruby, PHP, and Scala.
  • Solid JavaScript experience with a few projects built with Angular, Backbone, React, etc.... We primarily use React.
  • You're not afraid to dive deep into legacy code and figure out how to make it better.
  • You want to prove to the world that high-quality code can be delivered with speed.
  • You enjoy explaining complex technical topics in a way that others can understand.
  • You enjoy making yourself and your team better engineers.
  • You possess strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval.
  • You know how to build reliable and safe distributed systems and understand the tradeoffs made when engineering a feature.
  • When things break, you're the first to jump in and help fix them.
  • Preferred 3-5 years of software development experience.
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related experience.
  • You are results-oriented and like to use data to showcase progress
What You'll Do:
  • Help design/architect/execute the building of new services for the BigCommerce platform.
  • Build highly-available, distributed systems.
  • Write code that is performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable, and concise.
  • Work closely with Ops/infrastructure to improve our architecture and scalability
  • Work on Ruby and Scala microservices
  • Work on our core PHP application
  • Work on our Angular and vanilla JavaScript libraries
  • Push yourself to learn the full BigCommerce tech stack: Scala, Docker, Node, LinkerD, and more…