Senior Software Engineer - District

| Chicago

ABOUT US:

We connect customers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 140+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends that appeal.

For merchants, we're driving eCommerce business, producing insights with a growing data analytics practice to boot. With a powerful two-sided network and a robust data platform, we're creating an eCommerce win-win, helping retailers compete. The landscape of retail is changing and we're here to empower retailers to take their place in that exciting evolution.

We have people in offices around the world: Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), New York, San Mateo and Krakow, Poland. We hustle to get things done, creating wins for customers, merchants and each other.

About the role:

District is ShopRunner’s mobile application that pulls all your favorite stores in one place with free 2-day shipping and returns. As a senior software engineer at ShopRunner working on District, you’ll be helping design and develop our systems. This might include ingesting data from our merchant partners, helping the data science team bring their data models to production, or modifying our core services and applications in our quest to help shoppers and retailers connect in new ways.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Scaling our service architecture and embracing approaches such as 12 factor, microservices, and well formed APIs
  • Evolving our data pipelines to enable real-time event handling, smarter personalization, and more nimble applications
  • Designing and developing new application platforms
  • Reviewing, recommending and implementing new technologies

What we’re looking for:

  • 6+ years’ experience writing production code for client applications, such as mobile apps or browser apps. We love Polyglots who know several other languages and like the right tool for the job
  • Expertise in an object-oriented programming language, such as Kotlin, Scala, Java, or C++
  • Experience working with web frameworks such as Spring, Flask, or Ktor
  • Experience using data in support of larger efforts, from reusing other services and APIs, to streaming data for smarter online systems
  • Experience optimizing larger applications to increase speed, scalability, and extensibility.
  • Comfort with database concepts and experience writing SQL in a relational database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Self-starter who can move projects forward by filling in the gaps on Agile teams
  • A well-rounded individual with experience in any non-backend technology such as Android, iOS, Vue, or React
  • A mentor with a passion for bringing the best work out of peers

We want you to bring your whole human self to work every day. We accept you for who you are and consider everybody on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

The beauty of our office is you can get everything you need, without ever having to leave the building. Food, post office, gym.... take that, winter!

What are ShopRunner Perks + Benefits

ShopRunner Benefits Overview

From generous PTO to weekly work-from-home, amazing parental leave, and volunteer time off, we've crafted the kind of benefits plan that supports a stellar employee experience! When you join ShopRunner, you get best-in-class healthcare for you and your family, 401k matching that vests immediately, an annual educational budget, and meaningful company options that give all Shoprunners some skin in the game. It’s all part of our culture of creating an environment that allows you to be your best self at work.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
No game room, but we do have board game and trivia nights!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Thursday.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
ShopRunner sets up quarterly hack weeks, where we focus on new ideas and special projects.
Online course subscriptions available
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