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Skin Management for Men

Senior Software Engineer (Backend Web)

$110k – $160k • 0.1% – 0.25%
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Skin Co is an international, direct-to-consumer, premium skin care brand for men. We are looking for a senior backend web engineer!


We are a fast growing company with a small team based in Los Angeles. We bring men around the world easy-to-use, customized skincare sets at a fraction of luxury prices.

Our founding team has solid prior companies, built scaleable and profitable businesses and helped some of the world's largest brands with their online marketing. Our investors include founders of billion dollar consumer subscription businesses and strategic international VCs.

We are an international company at heart. We pride ourselves in self-improvement and broadening our perspective. As a team, we eat great food and offer free foreign language lessons for all of our employees to promote open-mindedness and multi-cultural thinking.


Today's out of the box e-commerce engines (think Shopify or BigCommerce) just are not cutting it. Our founding team has built an in-house international & logistics optimized e-commerce stack. We are looking for an experienced engineer to own and grow this platform going forward as it's one of our most important pieces of infrastructure.

Our backend platform is built in PHP/Laravel.

Things that you will be responsible for:

- Build out key features around payments, subscriptions, order management and supply chain logistics
- Own backend web architecture decisions
- Own platform stability and create a plan for test coverage on crucial pieces (ie our checkout flow)
- Lay the groundwork for analyzing our own data for future product development and key business decisions
- Mentoring junior engineers
- Work directly with the founders to prioritize engineering roadmap

This role has the opportunity to grow into a management role should the candidate be interested.


- Enjoy working in fast-paced, startup environment.
- Comfortable with high levels of technical ownership with minimal oversight
- You have worked as lead engineer on a team
- Ability to coach junior engineers
- Experience with PHP is a BIG PLUS but not a hard requirement.
- Experience with SQL is a must