Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack at Minted
San Francisco, CA, US
We are looking for a full stack software engineer to be a part of our Community Experience team. As a member of this team, you will be building products that will help independent designers start, scale and grow their business on Minted.com. You will be building a world class crowdsourcing platform that enables creatives from around the world to grow professionally, educate the community and enables them to learn from each other while participating in crowdsourced design challenges hosted by Minted.
 
As part of this team, you will tackle engineering challenges using cutting edge technology and work closely with product managers, UI/UX designers, user researchers, data analysts, copywriters and members of our community relations team. We work in a fast paced environment, collaborate closely, are launching new features and tools for our community every few weeks. We believe in closing the loop with our users, and act upon feedback from them to make our tools better. We are keen on metrics and analytics, and strive to track everything that our users do with our tools.
 
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer that can leverage their deep technical experience to help design and build Minted’s software systems. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and problem-solving skills to help architect and scale our cloud-based system to match Minted’s growth.

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

You are:

    • Experienced with Apache Flink, Apache Beam, Google Cloud Dataflow, Apache Spark Streaming, or other related technologies such as Hadoop
    • Experienced in working in a fast-paced, agile e-commerce environment
    • Experienced with Amazon Web Services, specifically DynamoDB, SQS, S3, SNS, EC2, CloudFormation, ELB, VLC, and ASG
    • Experienced with Packer, Docker, Ansible, Puppet
    • Experienced in React.js, HTML, CSS

You have:

    • 3+ years professional experience as a software developer
    • 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
    • Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-moving dynamic environment
    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • An obsession with writing clean code
About Minted
 
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
 
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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