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Software Engineer Mid-Senior Level

Albany, NY
Last Updated: July 29, 2020

About CommerceHub

CommerceHub is a leading provider of cloud-based ecommerce fulfillment and marketing solutions for large retailers, marketplaces, consumer brands and their suppliers. We are a melting pot of highly skilled individuals from various disciplines all working towards a common goal: supporting our partners to get their customers what they want, fast. We are constantly on the lookout for creative, fun and hardworking people who enjoy coming to work and doing what they love. If that sounds like you, keep reading!

The Role

Software Engineer Mid-Senior Level

Role Summary

The Engineering department at CommerceHub employs some of the top engineering talent in the area who are constantly working to improve on processes, quality and techniques, with the goal of producing the highest quality software solutions in the industry. The lines between traditional QA and software engineering are blurred here, with quality being considered at all stages of development.

Our team is comprised of very talented and highly motivated individuals, who pride themselves on working smarter, not harder. We’re empowered to make local decisions, reducing the overhead of getting things done. We aim for operational excellence, having a DevOps culture and a “you build it, you run it” mentality. We favor a Lean approach to our product development, following agile workflows such as Scrum and Kanban depending on the directive of the team. We welcome new technologies and are constantly self-evaluating our tech stack to make sure we are providing software of the highest quality. Continuous Delivery is important to us and we are constantly looking to improve our automated testing and continuous integration.

Specific Duties

Much of our stack is Java but we are using several other languages (e.g. JavaScript), and are continually investigating new technologies. We are interested in candidates with a diverse technical background. Here is a nonexclusive list of technologies we currently use:

  • Java, JavaScript
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) – ECS, Lambda, RDS, Kinesis, etc.
  • Amazon Aurora, DynamoDB, MS SQL, MongoDB
  • Dropwizard, Grails, Spock
  • js, React.js, Next.js, Express.js

Requirements

Successful candidates for the position must meet the following requirements:

  • You view software engineering as a craft and welcome the opportunity to share knowledge with fellow enthusiasts.
  • You find learning new technologies/patterns exciting and love experimenting with them.
  • “Good enough” is not in your vocabulary. You find innovative ways to ensure quality without restricting development speed.
  • You understand the balancing game an engineer has to play while weighing new feature development with technical debt.
  • A blank piece of paper doesn’t scare you. You are excited to design products from the ground up.
  • For you, it is more than a job. 

Location

CommerceHub HQ is located in Albany, NY in the ZEN building (the largest zero energy-capable, mixed use building in the US) with a game room (bubble hockey or ping pong, anyone?) and on-site cafeteria. The CommerceHub West office in Seattle, WA has stellar views and is steps from Pike Place Market. Our UK office is in historic Hertford, 20 miles north of London.

Benefits

CommerceHub goes beyond medical, dental and vision benefits provided upon hire to make it convenient to prioritize your health. Meditation rooms, on-site yoga classes, an indoor walking course, local farm food delivery, a flexible spending account, company-funded life insurance/disability and more round out our dynamic health and wellness program. Employees are eligible to join our 401(k) program upon hire. The plan offers a competitive 100% match on the first 6% you contribute to your 401(k), subject to vesting. We also offer tuition assistance to support employees seeking to grow in their careers and enhance their job knowledge. We also have cold brew on tap, bagel Fridays, a casual dress code and employee recognition programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Authorization to work in the United States is a requirement for this role. CommerceHub does not provide visa sponsorship.

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