Senior Software Engineer - Ruby

Company: BigCommerce
Location: Austin, TX, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 20.APR.2017


BigCommerce, named "Best Place to Work" in Austin in 2016 is looking for a Senior Software Ruby Engineer!


BigCommerce, named "Best Place to Work" in Austin in 2016 and the fastest growing e-commerce platform in the world is looking for a Senior Ruby Engineer who wants to join a well-established, fast-paced team on a mission to revolutionize commerce.

What you'll do

You’ll work on one of the most important pieces of any SaaS platform; the back-office systems that manage and provision all our BigCommerce stores. You’ll jump into this high-performing team where you’ll be able to contribute both in code as well as in product direction, while providing technical guidance to your teammates.   

  • Build highly-available, highly-performant, redundant, scalable, distributed systems.
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise.
  • Work closely with other engineers to decompose our current codebases into a SOA.
  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure to build improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services

Who you are

  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • At least 3 years of professional experience with Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • Experience working on a credit card or subscription billing system including PCI/DSS security concerns
  • Experience with Zuora a strong plus
  • Comfortable with full-stack development (especially JavaScript, CSS3/HTML5, Ajax/XHR, JSON APIs, SQL and database design, and message queues)
  • Experience in developing high performance, scalable and available web services and applications
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and ticketing systems such as JIRA
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, open environment on an Agile team as a contributor and mentor
  • Highly proactive and results-oriented with excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excited to learn new technologies
  • Experience with relational databases, distributed queuing systems, and external services integrations
  • Experience with e-commerce, SaaS platforms highly desirable 

Inside Bigcommerce

Our mission is to revolutionize commerce, bringing online selling and features once reserved for multi-billion-dollar companies to the masses. To make that a reality, we need exceptional people to build, support and grow our platform. If that’s you, come join a fast-growing company with more than 85,000 clients, a great culture, outstanding benefits and $125 million in funding from visionary investors like Steve Case's Revolution Partners, Softbank, Amex and Telstra.

We’re a team of smart, passionate and talented people on a mission to democratize commerce. If you’re looking to work with industry leaders and love what you do, we want to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits

  • Choice of garage parking or light rail pass for those in downtown Austin office
  • An amazing company culture that doesn’t just talk values, but lives them
  • Open vacation policy for salaried team members + paid sick time
  • Competitive compensation packages and meaningful stock grants for every employee
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one
  • Fully stocked kitchens and craft beers (don’t worry, we also subsidize gym memberships)
  • Three especially cool offices in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney
  • A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams
  • Employee-driven team building activities like paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, hackathons, movie nights, river floats, etc.
  • Time off for volunteering and employee-driven charity events

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