BACK-END ENGINEER

Jetblack is the first portfolio company within Store Nº8, the incubation arm of Walmart, which is focused on transforming the future of retail. Jetblack is a members-only personal shopping and concierge service that combines the convenience of e-commerce with the customized attention of a personal assistant. Our ultimate goal is to create a new standard of consumer shopping with the fastest most delightful end-to-end consumer experience.

Our unique positioning as the first stand-alone company incubated by Walmart gives us access to resources needed to have impact at massive scale and reinvent consumer shopping behaviors.  Our journey has just begun and we are building a hard-working passionate founding team to join us changing the retail landscape and driving technical innovation.

Jenny Fleiss, the CEO and co-founder of Jetblack, previously co-founded Rent the Runway, a business that has transformed the retail industry by making designer clothing rentals a convenient and accessible luxury experience for millions of women.

We're blushing. Some of our favorite press links:

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/314307    

https://www.inc.com/zoe-henry/rent-the-runway-co-founder-launches-jetblack-takes-on-amazon.html

https://www.glossy.co/podcasts/jetblacks-jenny-fleiss-were-democratizing-luxury

You’ll love this job if you:

  • Think of the customer first and delight them in new and exciting ways
  • Have solid technical chops and use them to drive measurable impact to the customer and business
  • Can work autonomously and know how to work in a high-performing autonomous team
  • Think out of the box and make things happen
  • Thrive in loosely structured environments and help create right-fit structure as we grow
  • Consistently deliver and let nothing get in your way
  • Are flexible to the changing demands of a fast-paced startup environment
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments and other engineering teams to craft transparency and consensus in what you build

What you’ll do:

  • Build Jetblack’s back-end systems
  • Inform and build integrations with partner technologies
  • Boldly innovate without losing sight of our mission
  • Ensure that systems are properly tested, monitored and instrumented
  • Own the code that you bring into Production
  • Collaborate directly with Product Managers and other Engineering teams
  • Help build a great engineering culture that consistently delivers value to our customers and business

What you should have:

  • 3-6 years of industry experience
  • BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in distributed systems and/or microservice architectures
  • Experience with Node.js, TypeScript, Java, Python, GraphQL, cloud computing a plus!

Pay, perks & such

At Jetblack, we function like a startup and have the benefits of the largest retailer in the world, Walmart. Our benefit package includes a monthly gym stipend, a generous maternity leave program, leading healthcare options, 401k matching and more! We offer unlimited vacation and a great culture filled with quarterly outings, happy hours, work out classes, celebrations and clubs. We host bi-weekly lunch ‘n learns, weekly all-hands meetings and— most importantly— we empower employees to dig in and focus on solving big consumer problems. At Jetblack, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Join us!

 

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