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Shutterstock // photo marketplace for creative professionals
Engineering, Full Time    New York, New York    Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2019
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The Opportunity:

Shutterstock is looking for a highly-motivated software engineer to join our New York City full-stack product team. You will be working with talented engineers with quality, performance & scale in mind at every step of the development lifecycle. Customers are our number one priority so we work hard to deliver value back to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership of systems, which includes defining the vision of our products to prioritization of projects.

Our core belief is that the customers are our number one priority so we work hard to deliver value back to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership of systems, which includes defining the vision of the services to prioritization of projects.


  • Lead development of key back-end data services, API layers, & front-end applications in the Shutterstock ecosystem
  • Implement, maintain, optimize, & plan improvements for our existing systems
  • Emphasize user experience while maintaining technical integrity
  • Contribute to & help shape the strategic technology vision for collaborative solutions
  • Collaborate with & mentor our diverse team & maintain a high level of technical excellence across the board while balancing business needs


  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Expert in building with full-stack applications (systems configuration, data access layers, applications interfaces, & user-facing views)
  • Exceptional software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, OOD & systems architecture)
  • Strong proficiency in RDBMS & understanding of non-relational database solutions
  • Comfortable operating within *nix environments
  • Able to work independently & collaboratively within the team & wider organization
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage & navigate ambiguity
  • Strong communication & organization skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience building & designing scalable data services & RESTful APIs
  • Experience with building concurrent & distributed systems in a microservices architecture
  • Experience with Node.js, React, or SQL
  • Experience with a CI & deployment pipelines
  • Basic understanding of DevOps & Unix systems
  • Familiarity with AWS, Docker, & Kubernetes (or other containerization technologies)

About Shutterstock

Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), directly & through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies & media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 750,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, & currently has more than 260 million images & more than 14 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world & customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform, Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; & Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

For more information, please visit & follow Shutterstock on Twitter & on Facebook.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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