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Senior Software Engineer (Storefront Team)

Job description

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Storefront Team. This growing team is looking for an engineer with strong technical experience who will focus on building our flagship storefront experience, as well as improving the performance, reliability of Storefront Platform. We use technologies like Scala, Node.js, Ruby, PHP, gRPC, Service mesh, Docker to build one of the fastest and most reliable ecommerce platforms in the world.

BigCommerce offers a dynamic, collaborative environment, helping you expand your skills and take ideas from inception to delivery.

**To be considered applicant must reside in the United States**

What You’ll Do:

  • Build highly-available, high-performance, redundant, and scalable distributed systems in a polyglot environment
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Build new features with a focus on testability, extensibility, and maintainability
  • Drive our technical roadmap and direction of our stack
  • Write code that is high-performance, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Advocate for modern development practices and tools
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security
  • Support an open, positive, and energized culture
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with the teams located across the Globe

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, MIS or related equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of Scala in a high traffic production environment
  • Professional experience with either of these is a strong plus: JavaScript, PHP, Ruby 
  • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Experience monitoring and operating microservices
  • Knowledge of highly scalable architectures
  • Strong desire to learn new languages, frameworks, and design patterns
  • Experience with SaaS platforms or Cloud Computing
  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus

Position Work Options:

To be considered for this remote opportunity, the ideal candidate must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky , Louisiana, Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri , Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York State, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah , Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Remote Position or Hybrid: “Flexible work from home options available” for those wanting an office environment. Available in Austin, Texas

Our Hiring Processes Might Include

We want to see your problem-solving and analytical skills. Be prepared to write good, clean, scalable code. You don’t need to know our entire stack, but we’re looking for practical experience, someone who can solve production problems in the cloud.

  • Recruiter Phone Screen
  • Hiring Manager Screening
  • Online Code Assessment
  • Final Team Interview 
  • Note: Visa Work Authorization Sponsorship Supported and Relocation Assistance Provided

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
 
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey .
 
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the  internal job board  to apply for openings
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