Senior Software Engineer (Ruby/Infrastructure)

Austin/ Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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EasyPost's best-in-class Shipping APIs provide end-to-end flexibility and more control over parcel shipping and logistics processes for anyone shipping online.
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Founded in 2012 as the first RESTful API for shipping, EasyPost is helping e-commerce companies with accurate tracking and logistics. We are delivering hope and spreading smiles to homes all across the country. EasyPost pushes boundaries and changes the status quo through our RESTful API, allowing companies greater control over their shipping. We continue to disrupt the shipping industry, and this is the best time to get on board. We are out to do things differently, to consistently change, grow, and progress. Join us in building simple shipping solutions to enable sellers to define & rate postage, buy it, and track it in transit.   We have to keep adapting with changes in scale, carriers, and customers, so we need help from software engineers like you!   What you will do:
  • Working on a technically challenging product meeting real customer (& carrier!) needs
  • Collaborating with peers across the US in a friendly, open, environment where you can learn, grow, and have a disproportionately large impact
  • Engineering for scale, reliability, maintainability, and security
  • Refactoring a monolith into a burgeoning constellation of services
  • Thinking to break down thorny problems into quick experiments we can all learn from
  • Evaluating technology needs, suggesting changes, running trials, and communicating about results
  • Ruby on Rails API development, Python microservices, MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, running on simple & elegant Linux orchestration, with Rust & Go helping where they offer the most lift
About you:
  • Experience delivering software using an incremental approach
  • Perspective and opinion coupled with the humility to handle admitting mistakes quickly
  • 4+ years of experience working in SaaS or Cloud environment
  • Strong engineering ability in multiple languages - Ruby on Rails and Python are a plus
  • Knowledge of e-commerce or shipping is great
  • Experience doing backend work, with a focus on core services, infrastructure, or scaling and managing a RESTful API
  • Database knowledge - SQL and NoSQL
  • Computer Science degree (or relevant industry experience with demonstrable CS fundamentals) and eligibility to work in the United States
What We Offer:
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Competitive compensation package and equity
  • Monthly work from home stipend of $100 net
  • Flexible work schedule and paid time off
  • Collaborative culture with a supportive team
  • A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
  • The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
  • Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
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