Help shape the next generation of ecommerce for the next generation of consumer.

Seattle/Remote, North America only

Senior Software Engineer Web Performance 

The StockX website is composed of a collection of consumer Web applications and the web platform provides the infrastructure and unifying architecture to support these applications. In this role you will work with 20+ web engineers across our customer facing product development teams to optimize the  performance of StockX.com in order to build the leading global marketplace for current culture

In this role, you will focus on improving the performance of StockX.com for customers around the globe. Some example projects you may work on include improving our existing JS/CSS asset compiler, optimizing network performance via HTTP/2, developing the right caching strategy between evergreen assets to flash products that necessite short time-to-lives, and identifying and fixing bottlenecks in the build system for our production release. Along with solving complex engineering problems, you will lead projects where you’ll have the opportunity to work with many teams driving innovation within our Web infrastructure.

People who do well in this role are self-motivated and seek complex technical challenges, finding deep satisfaction in supporting their fellow developers. We are looking for individuals with deep knowledge of Javascript and who are comfortable navigating large-scale codebases. A proven ability to lead projects and communicate with cross-functional partners is  essential for this role. 

We believe talent is equally distributed but opportunities are not. Our US-based team is happy to embrace remote work. We believe safe spaces where everyone can be their authentic selves is the key to a strong team so we welcome and embrace all identities, cultures, and backgrounds.

 

Primary responsibilities

Facilitating architecture discussions and providing best practices to Web engineers

Measuring and tuning the production environment

Championing projects and conveying impact to partner teams

Soliciting feedback and building a roadmap based on team members needs

Evolving the web platform to be best in class

 

Technical Skills:

Ability to break down abstract problems into concrete solutions

Able to identify and componentize common abstractions

Passion for frontend technologies. You need to be able to distill hype from practical application

Eye for performance and stability of large-scale systems

You have experience in GraphQL, TypeScript, and/or PWAs

 

What sets you apart?

You relentlessly strive to deliver quality

You are self-directed. Our team sets and implements our roadmap. 

Experience working cross-team to accomplish org wide goals 

Willingness to mentor, teach and share information within the engineering organization

Expert at managing large-scale web applications

Experience in building frameworks and libraries from scratch

You’re an advocate for best practices and newer technologies

Current/former professional experience as a Web engineer

You’re known for your excellent communication skills

 

Aspects Which May Be Appealing

Influencing decisions that impact millions of users and billions of requests

Advocating for improvements to system-level architecture

Working with peers that are at the top of their field

About Us

Our global platform offers unprecedented access to current culture while our data-driven, bid-ask model provides buyers with the real-time visibility to know they’re getting a fair price. And, unlike other ecommerce sites, StockX hand-checks every purchase (20,000+ daily trades) at one of our regional authentication centers.

StockX’s special formula has rocketed the company to a multibillion dollar valuation, with 10M+ lifetime trades on the platformmore than half of those coming in the last year. And we’re just getting started.
 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. StockX reserves the right to amend this job description at any time.

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