Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and—most importantly—affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market.
We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you’ve been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.Job Description
The Product team offers a rare opportunity to work on key company initiatives from building consumer mobile apps/websites, customer support systems, payment systems, user acquisitions. You will enjoy working with one of the richest social e-commerce data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis. Our engineers move fast, while solving unusual and challenging problems. Our team is small and nimble. We release new code daily to ensure that engineers are able to iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. They work on building features from the database level to the client facing apps. We cultivate an environment for smart, driven engineers to thrive.
We are looking for strong back-end software engineers to maintain and own key backend systems responsible for the user’s browsing experience at Wish. You will need to work closely with other product functions and provide backend support for iterations and experiments of in-app navigation and product discovery. Depending on your skills and experience, you will help build and lead a team to execute on large product initiatives and migrations. This is a unique opportunity to own a critical component of Wish’s backend system and have a direct impact on the Wish user's shopping experience.
Not located in the San Francisco or Seattle area? We are open to remote work for the US and Canada.
What you'll be doing:
Have a critical role in building and maintaining a key piece of our product backend system serving millions of users with billions of products per day
Work with mobile/web engineers, product manager, data analyst, designers and QA teams to move projects from inception to completion
Manage all technical aspects of relationships with different stakeholders and take ownership of the implementations as well as follow up maintenance
Optimize and iterate on the architecture of the backend system, lead the effort of migrating the existing stacks into microservices
Build reporting and monitoring tools to ensure the stability of the deployment and the associated systems
Establish and disseminate best practices within and across teams
Mentor/guide junior software engineers as needed
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a top university
6+ years of programming experience in the industry
Proficient with Python, Go, or other scripting languages
Proficient with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, as well as relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL.
Experience in building APIs as well as single handedly designing large scale systems to support these APIs
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skill as well as documentation skills
Self motivated, relentlessly focused on impact and able to operate under a great deal of independence, able to build features quickly and iterating in a data driven fashion
Deep passion for improving the design, implementation and maintenance of large software systems with millions of users
Experience in managing and scaling an engineering team
Experience in Kubernetes and working with microservices, exposure to SOA in an industry leading company
Experience designing A/B test
Experience working on consumer facing applications
Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.