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Lead Software Engineer (PHP) - Localization

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BigCommerce’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been  recognized numerous times  for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

BigCommerce ’s mission is to help merchants sell more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses to large enterprises. We focus on being the best ecommerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.

We are equally passionate about growing our employee’s careers and providing them an incredible experience as we rapidly expand across the globe. We are proud to have been recognized numerous times for our product and workplace culture. We empower our people and customers to build, innovate and grow, so together we can redefine the ecommerce industry.

 

BigCommerce is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join us in the exciting and rapidly growing ecommerce industry! By joining this team, you will help take our platform to the next level by building the necessary APIs to enable our merchants to manage their product catalogs across multiple storefronts. You will also work closely with other engineers, UI designers and product managers to define stories, assess scope and technical concerns as well as advocate for best practices that improve software quality.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and execute the building of new services for the BigCommerce platform
  • Implement performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable and concise technical initiatives
  • Collaborate effectively with a high-calibre team of software engineers, product managers and stakeholders in all corporate offices to promote communication and coordination
  • Build highly-available, distributed systems
  • Work closely with ops/infrastructure to improve our architecture and scalability
  • Drive our technical roadmap and direction of our stack
  • Help establish team objectives in alignment with business goals
  • Encourage innovation and further an environment of continuous improvement
  • Support an open, positive and energized culture
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability and security

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of software development experience building systems with PHP
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE or MIS; or equivalent experience/completed a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • Advanced English communication skills
  • Experience in JavaScript (we use TypeScript, React and Angular) and with Agile methodologies
  • Experience building integrations with 3rd party REST API providers that can span multiple code sets, fail gracefully and be highly extendable
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns/SOLID principles and UNIX
  • Experience with SaaS platforms or Cloud Computing
  • Ecommerce and team-building experience highly preferred
  • Experience with Ruby, Scala, etc. highly preferred

Our BigCommerce Ukraine employees enjoy multiple benefits and perks. Among these are: medical insurance provided after your 90 day probationary period ends, free parking at our office in Kyiv, English lessons, sick leave, and many days of vacation/PTO. We also offer 2 paid days of volunteer time, 1 paid day of wellness leave, and other leaves based on family needs. 

 

Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
 
Our employees make the difference. At BigCommerce, we believe that celebrating the unique histories, perspectives and abilities of every employee makes a difference for our company, our customers and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and the inclusive atmosphere we build together will make room for every person to contribute, grow and thrive.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you need an accommodation in order to interview at BigCommerce, please let us know during any of your interactions with our recruiting team.

Learn more about the BigCommerce team, culture and benefits at  https://careers.bigcommerce.com .

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