Senior Platform Software Engineer (Go&Ruby)

Posted May 1

EasyPost is not only helping our customers with accurate tracking and logistics, we are facilitating delivering what they need, when needed and at the best possible cost. We provide control and choice over shipping via our API. 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 the logistics infrastructure of the modern era.

The Platform Engineering teams develop scalable, performant and pragmatically designed backend software systems. The Infrastructure team is responsible for:

o Ensuring the security and integrity of our core functionality

o Providing services and tools to the rest of Engineering to reduce friction and increase understanding

o Decompose existing and compose new functions and data to create new product offerings

o Train other Engineers on our technologies, how we’ve adapted them and provide guidance on usage

We’re seeking passionate, talented software engineers who are interested in reducing logistics friction to the lives of millions of people, amazing personal and professional growth, and having a real impact on our products and customers. The empowerment EasyPost provides will remind you why you love to code, want to build APIs, and work on unique challenges within a collaborative team of developers to build meaningful solutions.

What you will do:

o Responsible for designing new, and modifying existing, services to be highly available, scalable, secure, correct and efficient.

o Own services that fit in a distributed Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) using a mix of synchronous and asynchronous communication and processing

o Contribute to overall system design in a highly collaborative environment

o Create and debate multiple solutions to a variety of problems with a diverse engineering team

o Nurture other engineers through direct interactions, well composed documentation and group sessions

o Work with leadership to create a practical roadmap that supports our existing customers and creates opportunities to gain new ones

About you:

o 7+ years experience with Ruby, Rust and/or Go

o Strong experience with high scale system design

o Experience with MySQL/Galera, Cassandra, Redis and Kafka

o Have worked on large, complex applications with shared ownership

o Understand the necessity of making incremental improvements in quality, performance, correctness and scale of various services

o Committed to using the right tool for the job in the context of a greater Engineering community

o Identifies what needs to be done, collects data, presents options and communicates tradeoffs

o Can organize, align and develop other Engineers on your team

o Understands horizontal scalability and decomposing a monolithic application into smaller, loosely coupled services.

o Strong opinions on how to structure interactions with external and internal services

Experience with HTTP/S

What We Offer:

o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

o Competitive compensation package and equity

o 401(k) match

o Monthly work from home stipend of 50 net

o Flexible work schedule and paid time off

o Collaborative culture with a supportive team

o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities

o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company

o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day

EasyPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Senior

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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