Sr. Rails API Engineer

Company: thredUP
Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 15.NOV.2017

Summary

Job Description About thredUP thredUP, based in San Francisco, is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling like-new womens and...

Description

Job Description

About thredUP
thredUP, based in San Francisco, is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling like-new womens and kids clothing. thredUP was founded in 2009 and currently employs nearly 1,000 people across its corporate office and four distribution centers. To date, thredUP has raised $131 million from top-tier investors, most recently closing an $81M equity investment from Goldman Sachs.

thredUPs mission is to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. We are achieving this mission being the most convenient solution for busy moms to clean out their closets, get organized and do good in the process. thredUP also has the widest and most affordable selection of secondhand clothes in all the name brands customers want to own, in like-new condition.

thredUP is growing rapidly, and has built a world-class team that includes investors and executives from Netflix, Virgin, DVF, GAP and Sephora. We are building the leader in the online secondhand apparel market, and we are just getting started.

About the Role
At thredUP, were working to revolutionize the clothing industry and we're looking for an experienced engineer to help architect the future of our APIs. If you want to own the vision of our APIs and work with an engineering team that cares a lot about each other, our culture, the quality of our code, and building a successful company, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities
    • Help map out the future constellation of APIs within the context of our technical roadmap.
    • Facilitate API needs for ongoing feature development.
    • Help guide teams during architecture planning sessions.
    • Work with engineers to design & formalize data contracts.
    • Formalize best practices, documentation, and versioning regarding APIs.

Requirements
    • 5+ years developing production-level APIs
    • Experience with Ruby and Ruby based frameworks
    • (Bonus) Experience with Node.js
    • (Bonus) CS degree
    • (Bonus) Experience within our stacks technologies.
    • (Bonus) E-commerce engineering experience.
    • (Bonus) Engineering mentorship experience.

Remote work from US or Canada is ok

Company Description
thredUP, based in San Francisco, is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling like-new womens and kids clothing. thredUP was founded in 2009 and currently employs nearly 1,000 people across its corporate office and four distribution centers. To date, thredUP has raised $131million from top-tier investors, most recently closing an $81M equity investment from Goldman Sachs.

thredUPs mission is to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. We are achieving this mission being the most convenient solution for busy moms to clean out their closets, get organized and do good in the process. thredUP also has the widest and most affordable selection of secondhand clothes in all the name brands customers want to own, in like-new condition.

thredUP is growing rapidly, and has built a world-class team that includes investors and executives from Netflix, Virgin, DVF, GAP and Sephora. We are building the leader in the online secondhand apparel market, and we are just getting started.

 
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