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The online retailer of music merch

Full Stack Software Engineer

$100k – $150k AngelList Est.
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Merchbar’s Engineers are the backbone of Merchbar and each have a personal, direct impact on a product that supports hundreds of thousands of artists and reaches many millions of fans.

Our organization is small and individual roles are deep - all of our engineers contribute across the entire stack and develop through all stages of development from scoping and architecture to implementation, scaling and optimization.

Here’s a preview of the work you’d do in this role at Merchbar

  • Collaborate with engineers and others in all phases of development from concept to launch
  • Ship customer-facing storefront features to millions of users
  • Extend and improve the integrations that connect us to hundreds of external merchandise systems, keeping our inventory fresh and orders on track
  • Use image recognition to improve our product classifications
  • Create new data models and update our PostgreSQL schema. Write efficient, optimized SQL queries
  • Brainstorm and implement a series of A/B tests to improve our checkout flow
  • Build internal tools and automations that empower your non-technical coworkers
  • Help improve our software development process and engineering best practices as our team continues to grow

Here is what we’re looking for in you

  • 3+ years of professional full-stack web application engineering experience in a language such as Python, Java, Ruby, C++, etc., including experience with SQL database modeling and HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience/comfort working with 3rd Party APIs
  • A continual desire to learn. Experience with our technology stack is not required (Node, Bootstrap, Python, Flask, Celery, Postgres, etc.), but the possibility of learning a new framework is exciting to you
  • Great communication skills. You can effectively talk (and listen) to engineers, designers, and support team members
  • Fluency with data, including the ability to choose the right metrics and use basic probability and statistics to guide decision-making and prove ideas right or wrong
  • Creative, flexible, and resourceful problem-solving skills. In an environment where time and resources are always limited, you realize the perfect solution is not always the right one.
  • An eagerness to help your coworkers. When things break, you’re ready to jump in and help.

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary and Equity
  • Healthcare
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Professional/Career Development
San FranciscoRemote
Hires remotely in
North America
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
Hiring contact

Adam Reed

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Merchbar at a glance

The online retailer of music merch

Merchbar focuses on E-Commerce, Mobile Commerce, and Marketplaces. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, Merchbar has raised $1M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2014.

You can view their website at https://www.merchbar.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.