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Faire // platform connecting independent retailers w/ manufacturers
Engineering, Full Time    So Paulo, BR    Posted: Saturday, May 08, 2021
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About Faire

Faire is an online wholesale marketplace built on the belief that the future of retail is local. There are over 1M independent retailers in the U.S. & Canada doing more than twice the revenue of Walmart & Amazon combined. At Faire, we're using the power of technology & data to connect a growing community of over 150,000 brands & independent retailers around the world. Picture your favorite boutique in town we help them discover the best products to sell in their stores. By empowering entrepreneurs with the right tools & insights, we believe that we can level the playing field so that small businesses can compete with big box & e-commerce giants. Were looking for smart, resourceful & passionate people to join us as we power the shop local movement. If you believe in community, come join ours.

Role description:

Our engineering team owns the code that makes our marketplace work. We care about good engineering practice & love to write software that is secure, tested, easy to maintain, & can scale to millions of users. We build minimum viable products, deploy to production multiple times per day, A/B test customer-facing changes, listen to the data, & iterate.

As a Sr. Back-end, you'll collaborate with us to:

  • Deliver core features of our Kotlin/Java 8 server
  • Design & build new APIs used by our web site & mobile app
  • Write integration tests for everything
  • Share ownership of our product
  • Help the product team continuously improve our customer's experience

We're excited about you because you have:

  • A proficiency in the English language
  • A passion for programming & solving problems with code
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • A love for technology, & an insatiable curiosity for new tools to tackle real problems

Technologies we use & teach:

  • Kotlin, Java 8
  • JUnit, Hibernate, Guice, Jersey
  • HTTP, JSON, & Protocol Buffers
  • MySQL
  • AWS

Why youll love working at Faire

  • We are entrepreneurs: Faire is being built for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurship is a calling & our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to chase their dreams. Every member of our team is an owner of the business & taking part in the founding process.
  • We are using technology & data to level the playing field: We are leveraging the power of product innovation & machine learning to connect brands & boutiques from all over the world, building a growing community of over 100,000 small business owners.
  • We build products our customers love: Everything we do is ultimately in the service of helping our customers grow their business because our goal is to grow the pie - not steal a piece from it. Running a small business is hard work, but using Faire makes it easy.
  • We are curious & resourceful: Inquisitive by default, we explore every possibility, test every assumption, & develop creative solutions to the challenges at hand. We lead with curiosity & data in our decision making, & reason from a first principles mentality.

Faire was founded in 2017 by a team of early product & engineering leads from Square. Were backed by some of the top investors in retail & tech including: Y Combinator, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Forerunner Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, & DST Global. We have headquarters in San Francisco & Kitchener-Waterloo, & a global employee presence across offices in Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Toronto, London & Sao Paulo. To learn more about Faire & our customers, you can read more on our blog.

Faire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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