Who We Are

Storefront is the world’s leading short-term retail marketplace. We are a platform that makes retail accessible to anyone in the world. We make it possible for brands to easily find and book short-term retail space to sell their idea anywhere and for space owners to fill their vacant spaces fast.

Our platform powers over 15,000 listings, which represent more than 35 million square feet of retail space. We offer greater access to spaces in leading retail cities around the world, including New York, Paris, London, Milan, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since our launch in 2013, we have helped thousands of brands all over the world, including Google, Samsung, L’Oréal, Kodak, Nike, Happy Socks; open temporary retail stores.

Our team consists of 50+ passionate people based across 8 international offices.

 

Our People

The Storefront person is committed to disrupting the way retail is experienced. We are a positive and energetic group of people. We start early if we need to connect with our colleagues globally and leave late to hit deadlines. We volunteer for projects outside of our remit to ensure all team members hit targets and we continually strive to improve to ensure each week is better than the last. We are proud advocates of our brand and believe temporary stores and showrooms are the future of retail. Join us!

 

Your role

We are revolutionizing the commercial real estate industry and rebuilding the future of retail. Our small and high-performing engineering team is growing fast and we are looking for smart and driven engineers to join us. You will fit right in if you:

  • love solving problems in the real world with data and code
  • embrace the challenges of tackling hard problems
  • eager to learn new technologies and business knowledge
  • leave your ego at home
  • enjoy working alongside other smart and driven people


You will be working in close collaboration with our engineering team in Paris and Maryland.


Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to all aspects of engineering at Storefront. This includes writing application and test code, resolve production issues on a rotating basis, and help the team improve on processes, code quality, and product features.
  • Be an active member of the engineering team. We value everyone’s opinions and voice. Speak up when you have ideas or concerns.
  • Take a proactive approach to product engineering. Always leave the code in a better place when you work on it. Understand that the team collectively owns the code base.
  • Be action-oriented. When you discover a bug or issue, fix it if you can; otherwise log the incident and discuss with the team for a solution.
  • Be a self-starter and a team player. Know what your goals are for the day and the sprint, try to achieve them to the best of your abilities. Help fellow team members; we only succeed when the team succeeds.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Understand and implement security and data protection best practices

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience
  • Experience building single-page applications using modern JS frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)
  • Experience building and utilizing REST APIs with frameworks like Ruby on Rails or Python Django
  • Experience writing vanilla CSS and HTML, as well as preprocessors like SCSS and templating like Pug
  • Experience writing vanilla JavaScript
  • Solid debugging skills
  • Experience working with relational DBMS (Postgres, MySQL)
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of best practices in building applications using the MVC design pattern
  • Passionate about building the best online user experience
  • Experience with git and GitHub
  • Demonstrated track record of learning quickly and picking up new technologies/paradigm
  • Take ownership of responsibilities, be a great team player, and always try to improve the codebase and product
  • Must work East Coast hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 3+ years experience in software engineering
  • 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • 2+ years experience with AngularJS 1.x
  • 2+ years experience with SCSS
  • 2+ years experience with Postgres or other relational DBMS
  • Experience using continuous integration tools like Shippable
  • Experience and willingness to occasionally write Java (Salesforce Apex) code
  • Experience working with marketplace payment solutions like Stripe Connect
  • Experience working with emails, analytics, AWS, Elixir, and Elasticsearch
  • Experience working within a SCRUM agile development process
  • Experience working with Product Managers
  • Experience working as part of a distributed team

Benefits

  • Work side-by-side with management team and get actively involved in the development of an internationally-backed venture company.
  • Be part of a fast-growing and international startup that changes every single day.
  • Work in a fun, collaborative, co-working environment in Soho at the brand new Cubico building.
  • Complete insurance package (health, dental and vision).
  • An insanely supportive, hardworking team, building something truly transformative.
  • Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

What to Expect Next

  • HR interview with the Talent team
  • Interview with our Lead Engineer and the rest of the Tech Team.
  • You'll also meet a few of our other teammates and business leaders!
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