Senior Backend Engineer (Python)

  • Overview

    We are looking for a software engineer who will work with our new client Chairish.

    Chairish, the San Francisco based company, is a leading online marketplace for exceptional home furnishings, that connects millions of design lovers to over 10,000 sellers, creating newfound business for sophisticated brands, unique makers, remarkable artists, esteemed vintage and antique dealers as well as private collectors. Architectural Digest named Chairish the #1 “can’t live without decorating app” that “will change the way you shop for furniture online.”

  • Responsibilities

    As a member of the Chairish core platform engineering team you will participate in all stages of the product development lifecycle from business analysis, requirements development, and, of course, product development. As a key driver of the product process, this role presents the opportunity to have a direct and meaningful impact on the business while working to advance the innovation that drives the home decor industry online at an ever fast pace.

    Main responsibilities are:

    • Feature design and implementation in client's core commerce platform
    • Develop and review technical designs and document them
    • Participate in code reviews
    • Automated unit test creation and manual testing of your code
    • Work closely with product management, logistics, and production staff to manage product scope and requirements
    • Continue to be responsible for your code once it's in production
  • We Require

    • At least 5 years of prior software development experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent experience)
    • Excellent English verbal and written communication
    • Natural problem-solver and troubleshooter
    • Strong software development skills in Python (having experience with other scripting languages would be a plus)
    • Comfortable working in a GNU Linux/Unix environment
    • Familiarity with one or more relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, etc…) and solid knowledge of SQL
    • Client-side application development in HTML, CSS, Javascript

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