Senior Software Engineer, Ruby (Ecosystem Team)

Company: Bigcommerce
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.JAN.2019

Summary

Senior Software Engineer, Ruby (Ecosystem Team) Austin Downtown Office BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leade...

Description

Senior Software Engineer, Ruby (Ecosystem Team)

Austin Downtown Office

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores at a fraction of the cost to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin 2018 is looking for a Ruby engineer who wants to join a truly diverse, fast-paced team in the exciting and rapidly growing e-commerce industry.

What You'll Do

Be a member on our Ecosystem Team that powers our billing, partner, and identity platforms. You'll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a broad array of external services. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

* Use Ruby, Rails, gRPC, JavaScript, RabbitMQ, Docker, Resque, MySQL, Redis, and a slew of other technologies to help power our platform
* Build integrations with 3rd party SOAP/REST APIs that can span multiple code-sets/services, fail gracefully, and be highly extensible
* Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
* Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
* Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
* Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality
* Support an open, positive, and energized culture
* Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
* Mentor other engineers in the current domain

Who You Are

* At least 4 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
* At least 3 years of professional experience with Ruby / Ruby on Rails
* Adept with full-stack development
* Experienced in developing high performance, scalable and available web services and applications
* 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
* Strong understanding of relational databases, distributed queuing systems, and external services integrations over APIs (REST/SOAP)
* Experience with e-commerce, SaaS platforms highly preferred

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

 
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