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Warby Parker // boutique-quality eyewear retailer
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
 
   
 
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Warby Parker is on the lookout for a Senior Software Engineer to join our 60+ member in-house engineering team to build the technology that powers customer-facing interactions with our website, app, & marketing ecosystems. In this role, youll be responsible for driving forward system architecture (e.g., define how we break up a monolith, thoughtfully introduce new technologies & depreciate old ones, & measure & optimize the long-term health of systems). Youll also develop software to build or enhance our ecommerce infrastructure (e.g., APIs, experimentation, Design System, analytics, messaging, content management, stability, & site performance). Do you like the sound of building a customer-oriented team that delivers seamless experiences through scalable infrastructure, thoughtful analytics, user-centered design, & a test-and-iterate culture? If, so, read on!

What youll do:

  • Design, develop, & deploy innovative solutions across our ecommerce infrastructure, while leveraging a wide range of technologies across the development stack
  • Lead & promote the adoption of new technologies, best practices, & processes that advance & evolve our products
  • Build scalable tools for developers to more efficiently launch new features
  • Participate in code reviews & help maintain high standards of code quality
  • Partner with key stakeholders across the business to define technical roadmaps & solve cross-domain technical problems
  • Become an (even more!) effective technical leader

Who you are:

  • Equipped with 5+ years of professional programming experience (time at a rapidly growing tech organization preferred)
  • Backed by a strong understanding of software engineering principles & fundamentals, as well as data structures & algorithms
  • Excited about working across the full technology stack
  • Substantial experience in at least one of the following backend programming languages: Python, JavaScript (Node), Go, Ruby, or Java
  • Knowledgeable about modern relational databases, such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MySQL
  • Skilled at designing RESTful APIs
  • Experienced in agile development & continuous delivery
  • An excellent, empathetic communicator (in writing & in person!)
  • Not on the Office of Inspector Generals List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE)

Extra credit:

  • Expertise in Ecommerce, site reliability engineering, service-oriented architectures, or web performance
  • Significant experience with our core technologies: Python, PostgreSQL, JavaScript (Node), React, Swift, AWS/Serverless

About us:

Warby Parker was founded with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By circumventing traditional channels & designing our frames in-house, were able to offer top-quality glasses & sunglasses (plus an uncommonly delightful shopping experience) at a fraction of the traditional going price.
 
 
 
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