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ARTA is a digital platform and API delivering 
global white glove logistics and services

Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

$100k – $170k • 0.0% – 0.25%
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ARTA is a logistics technology company re-architecting high-end global commerce. We aim to make light work of heavy tasks, and are crafting technology that not only protects the world’s precious goods, but also enables elevated commerce experiences for users and merchants alike.

We are a small, curious, resourceful team dedicated to making a big difference in a complicated industry. Every obstacle is seen as an opportunity for creative problem solving. We don’t draw lines between roles and departments - we all take responsibility for designing the best solutions for our users, whether they be our internal operations team, our merchants, or our logistics partners.

ARTA is backed by notable VCs like Notation Capital as well as key players in our industry including Sotheby’s, David Zwirner Gallery and Rashid Johnson to name a few. We have validated we can produce results for both our merchants and logistics partners, now it's time to push the industry even further.

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We are looking for a senior full stack software engineer to join our team. You will be working closely with our tight-knit product development team to help build and implement different micro-services for our own platform, helping to expand our robust public facing products as well as integrating with 3rd party systems.

You feel just as comfortable developing user components on the client side as you do writing the server side code to support it. You have built and used many an API before and know the pitfalls and challenges involved with supporting them in the real world. You are someone who loves programming, but is also passionate about product development and enjoys working with a cool team.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Collaborating with product and design to inform decisions from the earliest stage of feature explorations

- Architecting and delivering technical product features and services for our users and partners

- Working with the team to integrate internal and external APIs

- Actively contribute to our development ecosystem by carefully choosing tools, methodologies, and people

- Setting and continuously improving performance and reliability goals

- Implement code according to best-practices and standards

- Participate in design discussions and code reviews during development

- Improve and iterate on current code for performance, security and reliability


REQUIREMENTS:

- 5+ years of professional experience building applications in a Python framework (Django, Flask, etc.)

- 5+ years of professional experience working in a modern JavaScript framework (React, Angular, etc.)

- 6+ years building API systems, including technologies such as REST, OAuth2 and integrations with 3rd party services using REST APIs and JSON

- Solid understanding of web architecture concepts (HTTP request/response, local and session storage, cache, cookies, sockets, CORS, etc.)

- Understanding and professional use of an ORM

- Experience with a relational database (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.) and SQL language

- Experience with unit testing

- Experience with build tools, pre-processors and package managers

- Professional experience and a solid understanding of CSS frameworks and grid systems

- Experience with using version control (git, svn, etc.)

- Professional experience building & troubleshooting micro-services

- Excellent communication & collaboration skills

- Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

- Strong technical knowledge and deep understanding of time/maintainability/quality trade-offs

- Self-starter, positive and excited to work with a small dedicated team

- Passionate about using technology to streamline business processes

- B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent professional work experience


BONUS POINTS:

- Interest in or understanding of logistics/operations

- Ability to performance tune and scale applications

- Experience with Django

- Experience with React

- Experience documenting with JSON Schema and OpenAPI/Swagger

- Experience with pytest

- Experience with queue based systems

- Experience with Docker/Containerization

- Experience with Ubuntu/Linux systems

- Experience working with outsourced contractors/teams

- Open source community contributor

- Constantly exploring new technologies


BENEFITS PACKAGE:

- Medical/Dental package

- Pretax public transportation

- 401k

- Stock options

- Weekly catered lunch

- Team outings & happy hours

- Half-day summer Fridays


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Craig Holden

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Checkout my linkedIn profile for my complete resume.

Nikki Sherry

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Director of Product Design @ARTA | Formerly Product @Birchbox NYC | Previously Designed in IRL & UK | MDes from LCC

Jay Choo

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Backend Developer (Python), Data Engineer

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