Sr. Software Engineer - Back Office

Location: New York, NY; Charlottesville, VA, NY

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Zola is seeking a talented and passionate Sr. Software Engineer to join our small entrepreneurial team to help make Zola the best wedding platform in the world. We value hard work, an orientation for speed and a passion for developing best-in-class user experiences.

You will work closely across various teams including product, growth, operations, customer service, marketing, and of course, technology.

This role involves working closely with a variety of business teams to develop technical solutions that enable the business to scale and be more efficient. The ideal candidate will help build new features involved with the back office operations of our business, which includes, order management, order fulfillment, and inventory management.  They will also help automate and optimize business processes by developing and improving our internal business tools and workflows.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the product and engineering teams to design, develop, and maintain production ready systems and services
  • Be comfortable implementing front end user interfaces and core backend application functionality.
  • Proactively identify site scaling issues and help redesign systems to address them
  • Continually improve our internal infrastructure, tools and services.
  • Provide technical feedback to other engineers through code reviews, design reviews and collaborative problem solving sessions.
  • Participate in an on-call support rotation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of backend/platform experience
  • B.S. and/or Masters in Computer Science
  • Excellent programming skills with Java
  • Experience with a relational data store such as PostgreSQL and ideally one or more NoSQL data stores (e.g. Redis, MongoDB).
  • Experience with distributed systems and web services
  • Experience with Amazon AWS
  • Familiarity with Linux-based systems

Desired:

  • Interested in following, learning and leveraging AWS services where applicable.
  • Experience in e-commerce, with knowledge of distribution and fulfillment a plus
  • We are open to including new technologies where and when they make sense and always strive to push the limits of the e-commerce and web user experience.

**********Open to Charlottesville, VA location**********

About Zola:

Zola is the fastest growing wedding company in the country. We're reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples' lives even happier. From engagement to wedding and decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology. All in the service of love.
Headquartered in New York City, our team brings deep experience working on beautiful, award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Yahoo, Amazon, J.Crew, Rent The Runway, Goldman Sachs, among many others. In 2017 the Wall Street Journal named Zola a top 25 Tech Company to Watch, and Forbes named Zola a Next Billion-Dollar Startup.

More about the team: https://www.zola.com/about

Recent press: https://www.zola.com/press

 

 

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