Staff Software Engineer, Retailer (Remote)

Boston, MA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 129K - 151K
Who we are 
Drizly is the world’s largest alcohol marketplace and the best way to shop beer, wine and spirits. Our customers trust us to be part of their lives – their celebrations, parties, dinners and quiet nights at home. We are there when it matters - committed to life’s moments and the people who create them. We partner with the best retail stores in over 1400 cities across North America to serve up the best buying experience. Drizly offers a huge selection and competitive pricing with a side of personalized content. That is what we do. Who we are is a different story.
We are more than just another tech company. There is an intellectual curiosity that occurs at Drizly.  We have a desire to question, to understand, to figure it out. Bottom line, we solve it. We value not just the truth but the process to get to the truth, to deliberate, decide and then act.  Most importantly, we care. We care about our customer. We care about our company. We care about our team. There will be long days and incredible challenges.
We are blazing a trail in an industry that hasn’t changed in nearly a century, and that doesn’t scare us (well, not all the time) -and even when it does, it doesn’t stop us, it energizes us.
Do you see yourself here?  Read on.
Who you are
You are a visionary tech-savvy engineering leader that thrives on building real-world applications that you and your friends could talk about for hours on end. You have a confidence that shines when managing large, complex technical challenges and are comfortable with driving best developmental practices across an engineering team. You gain excitement and energy from being the lead thinker on your team, helping continuously improve scalable and reliable products. You are someone who has the experience, instincts, and analytical mindset, all which leads up to your ability to make quality and timely technically sound decisions.
You would be described by others as an action-oriented individual; someone who loves to learn and is willing to take on any kind of new (or old) opportunity, continuously challenge yourself, the team, and anyone else around you with the goal of driving everlasting impressions and continuous growth. You have a healthy way of showing and maintaining a balanced sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. It’s obvious to others that you’re passionate about system design and performance, playing a key part in powering customers with a great end-user experience. You thrive when it comes to adapting to environments, driving ownership of projects from the system designs, to the databases, as well as API’s.
Ideally, you have at least six years of experience building and developing performant, reliable & scalable web apps, platforms, databases, and services. We are an AWS house and your experience working with any cloud provider will go far here. You will be exposed to Ruby, Python, Go and a lot of Kafka! You have decomposed a monolith into microservices and also have deep experience with event driven architecture patterns. We would be really impressed if you had experience in eCommerce, payment systems, or the food and beverage technology space.
What the role is
In this Staff Software Engineer position, you will play an essential role on the engineering team by bringing an innovative mindset to scaling our web applications. You will need to be highly experienced in back-end technologies and take a proactive approach to scaling many complex systems. By partnering closely with product managers and other engineering leaders, you will balance “having your hands on the keyboard” with leading technically designed discussions for large projects while informing some of our largest decisions for your team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for some of the most critical parts of Drizly’s customer base like our web and app shopping experiences.

In this role you will:

  • Work hands-on with new, cutting edge technologies. 
  • Create and build scalable, reliable, event-driven services by decomposing the monolith.
  • Extend Drizly's network by leading API integrations with enterprise partners
  • Collaborate across multiple teams and to drive architectural alignment
  • Mentor other engineers on the team, and provide technical guidance across the organization
  • Have a voice when it comes to discussions and making technically sound decisions with Leadership and Stakeholders (i.e., architecture, system design, technologies, tools, etc.)
  • Align with engineering leaders and the engineering organization to raise the quality of products we ship
  • Instill processes are followed with consistency, by providing clarity and transparency through documentation and which could be used by all Engineering teams

The Other Stuff:

  • Competitive salary
  • One-on-one professional coaching with an external expert
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 401(K) Plan with Employer Match 
  • Added perks
You do you.
Drizly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status
For Colorado-based roles: The salary/hourly rate range for this role is $129,000 per year - $151,800 per year. You will be eligible to participate in Drizly's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award, commissions, & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://drizly.com/careers.

BEFORE YOU APPLY...
We ask that you please remove all identifying information from your resume before you upload it on the next page in an effort to help us remove unconscious bias from our resume review process. Drizly is committed to cultivating an inclusive environment where a diverse group of people can and want to do their best work, and that starts with our hiring practices. Additionally, you must reside in the United States to be considered for this position. Identifying information includes your name, photos, LinkedIn URL, email address and more.
Job region(s): North America
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