As our Staff Software Engineer, Commerce Platform, you’ll be at the forefront of building smooth and efficient shopping experiences for our caregiver community. You’ll start off as a team of one, but eventually build a dedicated team in managing and evolving our core Orders Platform services, including the cart service, autoship service, fraud service, and checkout service. This is a critical leadership role where you’ll drive technical decisions, inspire your team, and directly impact the success of our high-scale ecommerce platform.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead the building, maintenance, and optimization of the cart, autoship, fraud, and checkout services.
  • Define the technical vision and roadmap for the Orders Platform, ensuring alignment with business goals, technical best practices, and high-scale ecommerce demands.
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and stakeholders to understand and translate requirements into efficient, scalable, and secure solutions.
  • Design, develop, and deploy robust microservices leveraging Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Typescript, React, Feathers, and modern toolchains.
  • Oversee the entire software development lifecycle for assigned services, including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Foster a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment within your team, promoting code reviews, continuous improvement, and technical growth.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in e-commerce, microservices, cloud platforms, and web development, with a focus on high-scale solutions.
  • Proactively identify and resolve technical challenges and bottlenecks within the Orders Platform.
  • Contribute to the overall platform architecture and infrastructure decisions, considering high-scalability requirements.
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers, helping them hone their skills and expertise in high-scale e-commerce environments.

KPIs: 

  • On-time delivery of high quality software
  • Happy, engaged, and enthusiastic team members
  • 99.9% Uptime on critical systems

What you’ll need:

  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer with a proven track record of leading and mentoring teams, particularly in high-scale e-commerce contexts.
  • 7+ years of experience as a lead engineer or team lead, demonstrating successful leadership skills and the ability to motivate and empower others.
  • 3+ years of experience specifically in high-scale e-commerce development and architecture, understanding the unique challenges and best practices in this domain.
  • In-depth knowledge of Google Cloud Platform (GCP), including Cloud Functions, Cloud Run, Kubernetes, and relevant services for high-scale deployments.
  • Expertise in Typescript and modern Javascript frameworks like React.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and deployment tools like GitHub Actions.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and observability platforms like DataDog.
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, manage multiple projects concurrently, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for building high-quality software and a desire to learn and adapt to new technologies, with a focus on high-scale solutions.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short-term Disability and Life Insurance (100% employer-sponsored)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (employee-sponsored)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 100% Remote
  • Generous paid time off and 6 paid holidays
  • Employee discount
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