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Software Engineer II (Elastic Search 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 San Francisco is looking for a full-time Software Engineer II - Elastic Search in our downtown San Francisco office.  This growing team is responsible for the design, development and operation of software that allows our customers to index and search in a secure, responsive, and reliable environment.

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

What You’ll Do:

  • Produce bullet-proof code that is robust, efficient and maintainable. Our primary language is PHP
  • Work on challenging problems such as query optimization, performance optimization while adhere to security protocols
  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure to improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE, MIS; or equivalent experience or completed either a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • 3+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • Professional experience with PHP
  • Experience with principles of continuous integration and designing, implementing, and taking ownership of various tasks across development cycle
  • Experience in developing high performance, scalable and available web services, and applications
  • A team player who works close with stakeholders, pod leaders and other teams to promote communication and collaboration
  • Enjoys working on solving challenging problems in a fun collaborative environment
  • Highly proactive and results oriented with excellent critical thinking and communications skills
  • Elastic Search experience with knowledge of Elastic Search clusters structure and index configurations is highly desired
  • Experience with ecommerce, SaaS platforms highly preferred
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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