Senior Software Engineer, Ruby (Ecosystem Team)

Austin Downtown Office

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores at a fraction of the cost to support every stage of their growth.  

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin 2018 is looking for a Ruby engineer who wants to join a truly diverse, fast-paced team in the exciting and rapidly growing e-commerce industry.

What You’ll Do

Be a member on our Ecosystem Team that powers our billing, partner, and identity platforms. You’ll be working with team members to extend our products and integrate with a broad array of external services. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

  • Use Ruby, Rails, gRPC, JavaScript, RabbitMQ, Docker, Resque, MySQL, Redis, and a slew of other technologies to help power our platform
  • Build integrations with 3rd party SOAP/REST APIs that can span multiple code-sets/services, fail gracefully, and be highly extensible
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality
  • Support an open, positive, and energized culture
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Mentor other engineers in the current domain

Who You Are

  • At least 4 years of professional experience as a Software Engineer
  • At least 3 years of professional experience with Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • Adept with full-stack development
  • Experienced in developing high performance, scalable and available web services and applications
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, open environment on an Agile team as a contributor and mentor
  • Highly proactive and results-oriented with excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excited to learn new technologies
  • Strong understanding of relational databases, distributed queuing systems, and external services integrations over APIs (REST/SOAP)
  • Experience with e-commerce, SaaS platforms highly preferred

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul.  Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey. 

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