Senior Software Engineer, Scala (Storefront)

San Francisco Office

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Storefront Engineering team. This growing team is looking for an engineer with strong technical experience who will focus on interactively improving our core capabilities as a world-class Engineering team. We use technologies like gRPC, Linkerd, Docker and Nomad to build one of the fastest and most reliable ecommerce platforms in the world.

BigCommerce offers a collaborative environment helping you expand your skill-set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

What You Will Do:

  • Build highly-available, highly-performance, redundant, scalable distributed systems
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure to improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services
  • Build new features with a focus on testability and extensibility

Who You Are:

  • At least 6 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • 4+ years of professional experience in a JVM language
  • 2+ years of professional experience with Scala a strong plus
  • Experience with Ruby, PHP, Python, etc… a plus
  • Knowledge of object-oriented and functional programming, reactive and asynchronous design patterns (e.g., Scala futures)
  • Experience with performance optimization in microservices architectures
  • Knowledge of highly scalable architectures and understanding of the JVM
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and ticketing systems such as JIRA
  • Knowledge of Akka, RabbitMQ, and Redis
  • Solid UNIX knowledge
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration systems
  • Experience with SaaS platforms or Cloud Computing
  • Have a demonstrated ability to get stuff done and execute on that last 20%

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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