EasyPost is not only helping e-commerce companies with accurate tracking and logistics, we are delivering hope and spreading smiles to homes all across the country. We push boundaries and change the status quo through our RESTful API, allowing companies greater control over their shipping. We continue to disrupt the shipping industry, and this is the best time to get on board. We are out to do things differently, to consistently change, grow, and progress. Join us in building the shipping infrastructure.

Are you comfortable with scaling high demand software? Application level sharding? Software reliability, architecture, storage systems, HTTP, security, privacy, linux, and maybe even Ruby on Rails? Are you the person everyone asks questions? Want to deliver little joys to the lives of millions of people?

We need someone who is willing to help others grow. We need someone with an answer, who doesn't assume they have "the" answer. Someone curious and comfortable with uncertainty, who asks questions and doesn't worry about how they might look for it, even if the request is just "help!" or "$!#@?". Someone comfortable waiting for understanding, agreement, pair & mob programming, and ample code reviews. We need a very senior engineer on our software infrastructure engineering team.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Build new features and products for the EasyPost API
  • Optimize and build back-end services for performance and scale
  • Participate in code designs, planning meetings, and code reviews
  • Write high-quality software using Ruby on Rails
  • Analyze/debug performance issues
  • Take ownership of major features on EasyPost’s platform
  • Design large cross-cutting systems across the tech stack
  • Act as a company leader and subject matter expert
  • Application sharding
  • Write technical documentation and design and lead technical discussions 

About You: 

  • 10+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience building infrastructure with Linux
  • Experience with REST, HTTP/HTTPS protocols
  • Microservices Architecture experience
  • Database expertise in particular MySQL, Cassandra 
  • Platform development experience 
  • Sharding, decomposing a monolith
  • Experience integrating 3rd party APIs
  • Expertise in making step-function improvements in performance and scale of platforms
  • Business acumen - able to leverage the platform to solve business problems

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision and commuter benefits
  • Opportunity to own a piece of the company via equity
  • Flexible work schedule and paid time off
  • Collaborative culture with a supportive team
  • The opportunity to make massive technical contributions at a fast-growing start-up
  • A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities

 

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