Beeswax: Senior Backend Software Engineer at Beeswax (New York, NY) (New York, NY)

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

As our newest team member you will:



  • Design, build and own our core infrastructure for servings ads and managing bids

  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, designers and data scientists to evolve these services to provide new experiences for our customers as well as meet our ever-growing scale

  • Do fun tasks like reviewing code, writing design docs and closing JIRA tickets


Ideal candidates will have:



  • 5+ years of working on backend systems at strong software companies

  • Significant experience with Java, C++, Python and databases

  • Experience with software architecture, performance, scaling, data modelling, and API (or apiary) design

  • An understanding of what it means to build systems at scale - if you love articles on highscalability.com you’ll fit right in

  • A strong grasp of software architecture (either through a degree or from learning it themselves)

  • An ability to think about and tackle problems analytically

  • Comfort in a Linux ecosystem


Successful engineers at Beeswax have:



  • An ethic of service and a belief in putting the customer first

  • A powerful sense of pragmatism to figure out what needs to be done right versus right now

  • A curiosity about technology and a desire to use it to solve problems in all sorts of domains

  • An openness to feedback and more than just the spelling skills to know that there’s no I in Team

  • An appreciation of repeatability, resilience, observability, and operational simplicity


We believe in using the right tools for the job so our products are built in a variety of languages including C++, Java, Javascript and Python. While engineers tend to specialize in their specific domains everyone on our team needs to have a solid understanding of computing fundamentals and modern approaches to building high scale and high-quality software.

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