Senior Software Engineer II, Content & Discovery

 Published 20 days ago
    
 United States
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Title: Senior Software Engineer, Backend Content and Discovery
Location: US-Remote #LI-Remote

Job Purpose: Join the LTK Family! We are searching for a Senior Software Engineer to collaborate with our Content and Discovery squad that has a focus in Search and backend technologies.  The team is responsible for powering many of the different search experiences and relevant feeds of the LTK Consumer and Creator app on mobile and web.  We’re constantly driving to improve search engagement for our shoppers and creators by expanding on existing search capabilities and establishing new opportunities for growth.  Our team is actively leveraging data and analytics to uncover new opportunities and to drive technical solutions such as query routing, personalization, and programmatic re-ranking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical subject matter expert, who mentors fellow engineers, demonstrates technical experience and leads teams in solving challenging problems.
  • Maintain best practices through code reviews and engineering design reviews.
  • Participate in the team’s (engineers and managers) on-call rotation.
  • Drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.
  • Write high quality tests. 
  • Work with distributed teams across different time zones.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • History of designing and building highly scalable distributed systems and processes in a cloud environment.
  • Architecting and developing web, software, and mobile apps.
  • Work and succeed in a fast-paced and agile development environment.
  • Identify and drive improvements to our software and development processes.
  • Experience working in a containerized environment (preferably Docker).
  • Experience writing services in Golang, Python, Javascript.
  • Proven experience designing and scaling relational databases.
  • Have built scalable internal and public-facing APIs (REST, JSON, HTTP).
  • Experience integrating 3rd party API's (REST, OAuth).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the following: OpenSearch, Elastic Search, Algolia search
  • Experience with AWS systems such as ECS, Lambda, and RDS (among others).
  • Experience with eCommerce platforms like Shopify and BigCommerce.
  • Experience building and integrating systems for auth and identity management
  • Experience with recommendation systems and algorithms

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