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Senior Software Engineer, E-Commerce

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Minted

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Kansas City, MO, US

Description

Minted is looking for a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer to be a part of our Wedding E-Commerce team in Kansas City. As a member of this team, you could be working on exciting projects from revamping our e-commerce architecture to building products that will help independent designers start, scale and grow their business on Minted.com. You’ll help Minted to bring the best design to couples from before the proposal through their wedding day. You will assume ownership of at least 1 component on the Minted platform, and have a strong and measurable impact on every project you deliver. As part of our organization, you will tackle various engineering challenges using cutting edge technology and will have the opportunity to work with engineers across multiple disciplines and backgrounds.
 
At Minted engineering we marry design with technology to deliver unique products that are beautiful and co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within, as well as project roadmaps that enable us to cross-train and learn from one another. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do is measurably impactful. We strive to maintain the balance between building out new features and scaling our platform while staying agile in a fast-moving environment.

You will:

    • Design and develop a beautiful, responsive and fun-filled world-class web experience.
    • Own high impact and high visibility engineering projects end to end.
    • Build systems and services that have an immediate impact on our artist community and customers.
    • Build and maintain backend architecture for our high-traffic e-commerce platform that is scalable, extensible, and efficient in usage of system resources (memory, disk, I/O, etc).
    • Collaborate with Product Development, User Experience, Production, and Artist Relations teams to deliver projects with measurable business results.
    • Ensure a high-quality codebase with design and code review as well as automated test coverage.
    • Advance your technical knowledge and skill set with talks, training sessions, and 1:1 mentorship of junior engineers.
    • Join the Kansas City team in its efforts to make Minted the best place for developers to work in KC.

You are:

    • Someone who can lead design and implementation of feature level component that requires more than 1 engineer to complete.
    • Obsessed with writing clean reusable code.
    • Someone with the ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-moving dynamic environment.

You have:

    • 3+ years professional experience as a software developer
    • BS in Computer Science preferred
    • Technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling.
    • Experience working on and an understanding of both client-side and server-side code.
    • Experience designing complex software systems and accurately estimating scope and risks.
    • Strong programming skills preferably in Python, Java, PHP, Javascript.
    • Experience with SQL, database modeling, and ORMs.
    • Experience dealing with resource contention and scalability issues in multi-threaded web applications.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
About the E-Commerce Team
 
As a member of this team, you will be building beautiful, cutting-edge, and performant web applications to showcase the stunning products from our artist community and provide users with a world-class shopping and customization experience. We’re in the middle of a massive effort to revamp our core e-commerce architecture, and as part of the team, you’ll be tackling complex problems on the entire tech stack. Further, being part of the Wedding E-Commerce team in Kansas City, you’ll help to unify the experience for wedding customers on Minted.com and push Minted forward as one of the first places couples think to look when they’re planning their wedding.
 
About Minted
 
Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind.  Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.  

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