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Senior Scala Engineer (Storefront Platform)

Job description

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 Software Engineer II (Scala) for the Storefront Platform team! This growing team needs an engineer with a strong technical background who will focus on improving the performance, reliability and features of our Storefront Platform. We use technologies like Scala, 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.

What You’ll Do:

  • Build our flagship Storefront GraphQL API
  • Apply performance optimization techniques to ensure responsiveness of the platform
  • Build new features with a focus on testability, extensibility, and maintainability
  • Develop highly-available, high-performance, redundant, and scalable distributed systems
  • Work closely with partners to improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services
  • Maintain and improve our backend Scala services
  • Write code that is high-performance, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Ensure the quality of code from development to production
  • Collaborate with teams around the world

Who You Are:

  • 2+ years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE or MIS; or equivalent experience/completed a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • 1+ years of experience with Scala in a production environment, performance monitoring and tuning is a bonus
  • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Knowledge of highly scalable architectures
  • Strong desire to learn new languages, frameworks, standard methodologies and design patterns
  • Skilled in writing code that is performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable and concise
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure best practices
  • Help design and implement systems, participate in technical discussions
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Experience monitoring and operating microservices
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and ticketing systems such as JIRA
  • Professional experience with PHP is a plus

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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