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Senior Software Engineer

EasyPost

EasyPost

Software Engineering
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Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.
Position Summary:
EasyPost’s Core Carriers Engineering team is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to build best-in-class shipping experiences for our customers . As a senior software engineer you will work with a team of engineers to own the services that integrate with some of our biggest carriers. The ideal candidate will have excellent software development skills and deep experience working with service oriented architectures and APIs. You will work in a backend focused team to break down initiatives into iterative pieces that bring value to our shippers and platform partners. A successful engineer in this role knows that it isn’t just writing code that works today, but writing code that will continue to work over the long term and including tooling and visibility to know when things break.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
o Write high quality reliable code that can be operated and maintained in production.
o Design services and APIs that can scale to meet our growing customer base and delight our customers.
o Partner with technical leaders to define system architectures that minimize blast radius and improve reliability.
o Partner with product managers to understand our customer needs and translate them into technical solutions.
o Foster a transparent engineering culture by actively participating in and promoting our open design review process, where ideas are shared, discussed, and refined collaboratively.
o Develop documentation, guidelines, and best practices for software engineering, enabling knowledge sharing and promoting consistent adoption across teams.
o Lead by example, demonstrating strong coding practices, software engineering principles, and adherence to industry standards, while providing technical guidance to other team members.
o Cultivate a positive team culture, promoting collaboration, knowledge sharing, and a focus on delivering high-quality results.
o Communicate effectively across the organization in written documentation, one-on-one conversations, and technical presentations.
o Balance long-term thinking with rapidly delivering solutions to improve our system’s stability.
Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications:
o Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or a related field.
o Significant experience (5+ years) in software development and engineering, with a strong emphasis on test automation frameworks and tools.
o Demonstrated ability to lead test automation efforts through strategy, design, implementation and long-term support.
o Strong proficiency in at least one of Ruby, Python, Rust, or Go programming languages and experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).
o Deep understanding of modern software development practices and methodologies, including agile methodologies and continuous integration and deployment.
o Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical challenges, identify solutions, and implement them effectively.
o Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with software engineers, product managers, support and cross-functional teams.Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including driving complex projects to successful completion.
What We Offer:
o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
o Competitive compensation package and equity
o 401(k) match
o Monthly work from home stipend of $50 net
o Flexible work schedule and paid time off
o Collaborative culture with a supportive team
o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
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"EasyPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law."
To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.