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Staff Software Engineer
App Experience Backend
Posted on 11/16/2022
Toronto, ON, Canada • California, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of programming experience in the industry
  • Proficient with Python, Go, or other scripting languages
  • Experience in microservices, exposure to SOA in an industry leading company
  • Proficient with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, as well as relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Experience in building APIs as well as single handedly designing large scale systems to support these APIs
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skill as well as documentation skills
  • Self motivated, relentlessly focused on impact and able to operate under a great deal of independence, able to build features quickly and iterating in a data driven fashion
  • Deep passion for improving the design, implementation and maintenance of large scale software systems with millions of users
  • Own our product detail service (PDS) which is one of the largest and most complex backend systems we own. Re-writing, improving, adding new features and moving PDS to a microservice are amongst some of the key responsibilities
  • Have a critical role in building and maintaining other key pieces of our app experience backend system serving millions of users with billions of products per day
  • Work with mobile/web engineers, product manager, data analyst, designers and QA teams to move projects from inception to completion
  • Manage all technical aspects of relationships with different stakeholders and take ownership of the implementations as well as follow up maintenance
  • Optimize and iterate on the architecture and performance of the Wish backend system, lead the effort of migrating the existing stacks into microservices
  • Build reporting and monitoring tools to ensure the stability of the deployment and the associated systems
  • Establish and disseminate best practices within and across teams
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working on large scale consumer facing applications
  • Experience in interviewing and mentioning junior and senior engineers

1,001-5,000 employees

Affordable e-commerce platform
Company Overview
Wish’s company mission is to provide everyone access to the most affordable and convenient mobile shopping experience on the planet. The company has created a leading mobile shopping platform that provides consumers with a vast selection of products and merchants the access of millions of customers worldwide.
  • Flexible PTO
  • Company events
  • Family Leave
  • Healthcare package for you and your family
  • Fitness Stipend
  • Education Stipend
  • Career Development
Company Core Values
  • Humble
  • Collaborative
  • Experimental
  • Impact
  • Customer First