Staff Software Engineer
Site Reliability
Updated on 2/12/2024
Babylist

201-500 employees

Comprehensive baby registry and product recommendation platform.
Company Overview
Babylist stands out as a leading vertical marketplace in the $67 billion baby products industry, driving purchase decisions for over 8 million people annually through its expert-tested product recommendations and proprietary data-driven technology. The company's culture is centered around supporting growing families, offering a universal registry, interactive checklist, and comprehensive care from fertility to early parenting. With a commitment to technical innovation and industry leadership, Babylist continues to expand its services, providing unbiased editorial guidance and holistic care solutions for new parents and their communities.
Consumer Goods
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$50.7M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

Emeryville, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

28%

1 year growth

74%

2 year growth

178%
Locations
Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Chef
Microsoft Azure
Agile
Puppet
MySQL
Postgres
AWS
Terraform
Ansible
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • At least 7 years of professional programming experience
  • Experience in building and operating production software in the cloud at scale using AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, or a similar provider
  • Knowledge of modern relational databases, such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Solid understanding of Linux or other UNIX-like systems
  • Experience in Agile development and Continuous Delivery
  • Familiarity with infrastructure tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, and Puppet (Bonus)
  • Web application development experience (Bonus)
Responsibilities
  • Proactively identify the needs of the Babylist Engineering organization 3-9 months in the future and develop plans to meet those needs
  • Build cloud infrastructure, manage the production environment, and participate in the on-call rotation to support applications with millions of monthly active users
  • Analyze and implement performance improvements in the API and backend application layers
  • Improve development, deployment, and monitoring tools
  • Mentor other team members through design and architecture planning, code reviews, and knowledge sharing sessions
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of AWS
  • Experience in web application development