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About Bazaarvoice

 

Bazaarvoice connects brands and retailers to consumers, so that every shopping experience feels personal. From search and discovery to purchase and advocacy, Bazaarvoice’s solutions reach in-market shoppers, personalize their experiences, and give them the confidence to buy. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than a billion consumers view and share authentic content including reviews, questions and answers, and social photos across 6,000 brand and retail websites. Across the network, Bazaarvoice captures billions of shopper signals monthly - data that powers high-efficiency digital advertising and personalization with unmatched relevance.

Founded in 2005, Bazaarvoice is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information, visit bazaarvoice.com.

 

Why join Bazaarvoice?

 

- We’re committed to client success: There are over 5K brand and retail websites in the Bazaarvoice network. Our clients represent some of the world’s leading companies across a wide range of industries including retail, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics and travel.

- We’re leaders in consumer-generated content: Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content, such as ratings and reviews, curated photos, social posts and videos, about products in our network. Last year, 135K reviews were submitted each day.

- Our network delivers: Network analytics provide insights that help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales, and loyalty.

- We’re a great place to work: We pride ourselves on our unique culture. Join a company that values passion, innovation, authenticity, generosity, respect, teamwork, and performance.

 

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

 

Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world’s smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers.

The Full Stack Software Engineer will be working within a highly experienced internal Services tools team to scope and develop technical solutions used by teams across Bazaarvoice.

The Full Stack Software Engineer will work on Bazaarvoice’s Systems Integration Team to build solutions designed by the team. This includes reviewing stakeholder needs, triaging and responding to bug reports and feature requests, reviewing architecture and design documents, and implementing solutions utilizing the latest web technologies (e.g. AWS, React, Node, and Mongo) as well as supporting legacy apps written in various languages (e.g. Python, PHP, and SQL).

The Full Stack Software Engineer will be involved either directly or indirectly in requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, and deployment of web applications. This position requires the candidate to have strong time management skills as well as excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Responsibilities:

·​ ​Create and define functional and application architecture designs as per business requirements.

·​  ​Coordinate with stakeholders to verify the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.

·​  ​Develop new user-facing interfaces and features.

·​  ​Build reusable code and libraries for future use.

·​  ​Integrate front-end and back-end aspects of the web application.

·​  ​Develop application dashboards utilizing existing or new frameworks.

·​  ​Participate in continuous learning (both formal and informally).

Required Skills:

·​  ​Full stack web development experience.

·​  ​Familiarity with RESTful web services.

·​  ​3+ years’ experience with Node and React.

·​  ​Proficiency with NoSQL databases like MongoDB.

·​  ​Experience with relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, or similar.

·​  ​Solid understanding of JavaScript and object-oriented fundamentals such as prototype inheritance and composition.

·​ ​Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

·​ ​Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues.

·​ Proficient understanding of distributed versioning systems like Git or Mercurial.

·​ Good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance. 

·​ ​Excellent written and spoken English communication.

 

What will make you stand out:

·​  ​Experience with a PaaS like Heroku, Kubernetes, or similar.

·​  ​Experience building cloud-first applications on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or similar.

·​  ​Deep understanding of multiple programming languages.