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Software Engineer II (Scala) - PDX

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 Scala Software Engineer II to join our ambitious engineering team in Kyiv! As part of the team, you will work on the project that is one of the company’s key strategic directions aimed to take our platform to the next level.

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

What You’ll Do:

  • Work on core functionality that has highest business priority
  • Build highly-available and scalable distributed systems
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear and concise
  • Work closely with the infrastructure team while building and scaling back-end services
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Design teams to support positive user experiences
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality
  • Build new features with a focus on extensibility and quality

Who You Are:

  • 2+ years of experience as a Software Engineer working with JVM languages
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, SW, CE or MIS; or equivalent experience/completed a comprehensive software engineering boot camp
  • Production experience with Scala is strongly preferred
  • Proven knowledge of databases (e.g. MySQL, Redis)
  • Experience building integrations with gRPC, REST, GraphQL API providers that can span multiple code sets, fail gracefully and be highly extensible
  • Knowledge of RabbitMQ and familiarity with caching solutions preferred
  • Experience with Cloud Computing (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, etc.) is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of functional programming paradigm with reactive design patterns
  • Experience in highly scalable service oriented architectures
  • Proven UNIX knowledge
  • Experience with CI/CD environments, understanding of Docker concepts 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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