Beeswax: Web Engineer at Beeswax (New York, NY) (New York, NY)

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

As our newest Web Engineer you will:



  • Work on the REST API and a JS application built on top of it that our customers use to configure our systems

  • 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:



  • 2+ years of web engineering experience at strong software companies

  • Experience building JS heavy web applications in ideally more than one well known framework

  • Comfort with and an understanding of relational databases (we use Amazon Aurora)

  • A solid understanding of modern operational processes and concerns for web applications (deployment, provisioning, monitoring)

  • Experience with building and operating a modern REST API (ie. Swagger, monitoring, rate limiting, authentication, etc.) or using them from a client perspective

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

  • An ability to think about and tackle problems analytically


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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