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Software Engineer - Honey Tips
Honey is a fast-growing startup based in Los Angeles. Our online shopping platform offers users a smarter way to shop. Through a simple browser extension, we open up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery, all powered by the collective knowledge of Honey’s community of online shoppers. We are helping millions save when they shop online, and we're hiring! We are actively seeking a Backend Engineer to focus on the Tips Team.
We’ve got a small but tight knit team filled with cross functional and amazing people. As a member of Tips you will be at the bleeding edge of our customer facing interfaces and building backend services that will scale to our user base of over 20 million users! You will leverage several technologies such as NodeJS, Google’s suite of storage options (Spanner/Cloud Storage/Big Query), and Analytical clickstream data. On the backends we run a microservices architecture using Docker and Kubernetes. On the front ends we primarily live in our cornerstone product of the extension. You can expect to work with a diverse set of critical teams such as the Extension, Droplist, Offers, and Honey Pay. Your contribution will impact how we ensure that Honey is the better way to buy, by providing high impact information when our users are making their purchasing decisions. Overall on the engineering team, we value a can-do attitude, collaboration, learning, and curiosity.
The backend is in its infancy for the Tips team so one of the main drivers for this role will be to help work with the team and infrastructure already in place to handle the load and throughput of our user base. You will be building microservices to build data sets for loading new and exciting tips to our front end. You will be interacting with a cross functional team which includes Product Managers, Analysts, Designers, and obviously other engineers both on the team and organization wide.
What You'll Do:
As a Backend Engineer at Honey, you will:
- Build Unit tests for your code
- Understand and leverage existing Honey core APIs
- Build new APIs and Endpoints
- Understand microservices architecture
- Understand how to deal with scale
- Implement analytic data events on features your or the team builds
- Communicate and problem solve with teammates
- Building APIs with Express
- Building and maintaining databases
- Working with Asynchronous communication tools such as message queues or pub/subs
- Previous work with Scale
- Microservices Architecture experience
- Experience building monitoring and alerting
- GraphQL and Apollo
- Google Cloud Platform, CircleCI, Node.js, NPM, Git, GitHub, Golang, Kubernetes, Docker
- Experience with a distributed SQL platform like CockroachDB or Google Spanner
At Honey, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.
Honey is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.
Flexible spending account (fsa)
Beginning in January 2020 we will be offering an FSA for all employees who choose to participate.
Our dental plan covers 50 - 100% of expenses depending on the procedure.
Life insurance is equal to 1X times an employee's annual salary.
Disability insurance covers 66% of annual salary.
Honey matches 100% up to 3% of employee contributions.
Honey is Restricted Stock Units to anyone who joins the team. Vesting occurs over a 4 year period with a 1-year cliff of 25%.
Honey's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, sponsored race teams.
Job training & conferences
Honey offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Honey hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Honey at a glance
Honey focuses on Financial Services, E-Commerce, Retail, Marketplaces, and Coupons. Their company has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Boulder, London, and Santa Barbara. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees.