Merchbar

Full Stack Software Engineer at Merchbar

San Francisco, Remote · Full Time
Merchbar is one of the only music-tech startups to find product-market fit, reach real scale, secure adoption by the world's top artists and a prove out a profitable business model. Read More
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Job Description

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

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What We're Building

Merchbar is the marketplace for music merchandise - The one place for music fans to discover and buy merch from their favorite artists.

Merchbar is the only place to shop over 1,000,000 products from more than 100,000 of the world's top artists from The Beatles to Justin Bieber.

We built Merchbar for the billions of music fans who want authentic, top quality products and expect beautiful and simple ecommerce.

Before starting Merchbar our team sold millions of band shirts, tens of millions of records and our tech lead was Dropbox’s first employee.

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Merchbar Team

Edward Aten
Merchbar Founder & CEO. Designer. Prev: Founder & CEO of Swift.fm (acq 2012). Special projects @ Red Bull, Pono, Drip.fm
John Hecker
President & Cofounder of CopThis. Sold 10M+ ACDC, Stones, Zeppelin shirts. Signed Avril Lavigne, others, 30M+ records.
Aston Motes
Employee #1 at @Dropbox. B.S. Computer Science from @Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Drummer for They Fight Bears.
Adam Reed
CTO @Merchbar. B.S. Computer Science from @Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Formerly @CrossFit and @TripAdvisor
Hadiyah Daché
The trillest girl working in Silicon Valley who is actually from Silicon Valley. Music + Marketing are my things.
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Merchbar Investors

Jeff Schox
Patent Attorney. Stanford Professor. First investor @Twilio. Early investor @Cruise Automation.
Kendrick Nguyen
Co-Founder & CEO @Republic · Ex @AngelList GC · Investor @Opencare @ebbu @Merchbar @XOXCO · COO/VP @Kanbar @permal · Law @Goodwin @Stanford
Parker Thompson
Partner @AngelList. Partner @500 Startups. Code+BD @Pivotal Labs. Code @Placesite. Hoarding data @Internet Archive. Digital copyright stuff @UC Berkeley iSchool.
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