API Engineer at Wix

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We are:
DeviantArt's Canada-based backend engineering and machine learning team. We are responsible for all search, recommendation, and machine learning applications at DeviantArt, the world's largest arts community; and we work closely with other Wix teams who leverage similar techniques and technologies to develop core Wix features.
We're looking for an API Engineer to join us in building DeviantArt Protect, our industry-leading platform for protecting creators' rights on the decentralized web. We are working at the intersection of machine learning and blockchain technologies to ensure that artists remain in control of their art. By making the decentralized economy more transparent, trustworthy, and defensible, we aim to make it accessible to more mainstream uses, and thereby to help all artists realize the potential of the NFT revolution.
You are:
A backend engineer with at least 2 years of hands-on experience in developing and deploying distributed web applications, including at least 1 year of experience in building and operating public API endpoints. You've taken at least one project from design through development and to operation and maintenance phases of its lifecycle. You are comfortable programming in Python and designing serverless applications. You're self-directed, and enjoy starting from high-level requirements rather than being given very granular tasks. You take ownership of the systems you build and expect others to do the same.
You see the potential that decentralized technologies have to change the Internet, but are also aware of the many challenges facing the ecosystem today. You're excited to take part in ensuring the Internet remains safe and open for everyone.
As an API Engineer at DeviantArt, you will:
  • Contribute to the design and development of our multitenant DeviantArt Protect platform, making heavy use of Python and managed AWS services like Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, CloudFormation, S3, and CloudWatch
  • Build and scale the public APIs that enable us to offer DeviantArt Protect to internal Wix customers as well as external, third-party integrations
  • Work directly with some of the top companies in the Web3 space
  • Act as a primary partner-facing contact point during development of high-value customer integrations
  • Mentor new employees as the team continues to grow

While we are open to US-based remote employees, we strongly prefer candidates who are able and willing to relocate to Vancouver, Canada in order to join us in working in a hybrid schedule (3 days on-site, 2 days working from home).
About Wix
With over 30 different products, Wix makes it easy for anyone to succeed online. We build web creation tools and business solutions, mobile apps, payment processing technologies, as well as CRM and marketing tools that help our users in different business sectors and compete online. Our technologies are based on massive infrastructure required to securely and resiliently serve over 200 million users, and their visitors across the globe - instantly. Our scale is enormous, and our plans for the future are even bigger.
Wix's product development teams work in a dev-centric culture, deploy code hundreds of times every day using advanced automation tools, and create methodologies that enable a fast-to-production environment. We operate in small highly-collaborative teams, but belong to professional groups called Guilds, dedicated to personal and professional growth.
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Wix was built around the idea that everyone has the right to be successful, online. This same vision defines us as an employer: creating a work environment where everyone is welcome, and anyone has the right to succeed.
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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Located in the heart of Mission Bay with spectacular views of the Bay Bridge, we're wedged comfortably between Oracle Park (home of the SF Giants), the Chase Center (home of the Golden State Warriors), and Bay Front Park.

An Insider's view of Wix

What are some social events your company does?

Wix has large Zoom parties where there are different activities and events that we can all enjoy together. They do an amazing job planning the day and giving everyone the choice to participate in what they like. There are hosts, music, and snacks! Makes you forget that we are miles away from each other, and truly feels like a bonding experience.

Talos

Customer Care QA Agent

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I partner with a wide range of teams at Wix every day to help move the company’s goals forward and discuss new challenges, transactions, projects, or strategies. Collaboration is how I stay updated on the goals of my business partners, give effective and practical legal advice, and help Wix push boundaries.

Courtney

Lead Counsel, U.S.

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We embrace change: we are still a "startup team" testing new ideas and demonstrating our impact to our customers and internally. We believe in teamwork: it's more important than ever to demonstrate your ability to help teammates. We “run with it”: our most successful Account Managers take an idea and execute with little to no guidance.

Alana

VP, Account Management

What’s the vibe like in the office?

While many of us no longer work in the office due to COVID, we've all developed genuine care and a sense of family I've never encountered in a workplace. Not only do we help each other when things get tough, but we also celebrate our many joys together. When we can, we still reach out and hang out. It's nice knowing we're all there for each other.

Jorge

Product Support Team Data Analyst

What are Wix Perks + Benefits

Wix Benefits Overview

We believe in a people-first approach, continuously adding to our benefits package to create an amazing employee experience for all.

Although we’re happy to offer great benefits like a competitive salary, 401k with matching, full medical and dental coverage, mental health resources, and generous/flexible PTO, what we value most is our “Take It Personal” approach to caring for our people. We recognize every employee has different needs, so we work to provide them with unique support and resources that go beyond the typical benefits package.

Whether that’s giving them extra time off to take care of a personal issue, being thoughtful in how we create an inclusive culture of belonging, shipping care packages for those who are sick, or providing food and shelter for someone who was affected by a natural disaster, we’re always there. It’s just The Wix Way.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Wix Rainbow for our LGBTQIA community and sKinTech for POC.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
100% covered for employees
Vision Benefits
100% covered for employees
Health Insurance Benefits
Wix pays 100% of base coverage. Employees have the option to buy up at a premium.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Wix pays 100% of base coverage. Employees have the option to buy up at a premium.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Wix matches up to 4% of your contribution with no vesting period.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
We have a casual dress code!
Commuter Benefits
This is currently not valid due to COVID-19 and remote work.
Company Outings
Wix hosts company outings and events.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
We have fully stocked kitchens.
Some Meals Provided
Employees receive a bi-weekly allowance of $220 via Benepass to purchase meals from restaurants, food delivery platforms, and grocery stores.
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Wix's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Wix has recreational club choices all year round.
Fitness Subsidies
Classpass membership: Wix subsidizes 85% of the 45-credit plan.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
A $500, one-time benefit for setting up a comfortable and productive at-home working environment.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Wix hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks

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