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Sr. Full Stack Engineer




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We are looking for someone who has experience with web technologies, coding, and exposure to woking on an e-commerce platform.


You will partner with the Director of Technology to innovate technical advances that will assist Paddle8 in remaining competitive and cutting-edge in terms of our online platform offerings and resources for our clients. Our lean team structure and ambitious projects make this a tremendous opportunity for self-starters who are eager to learn and apply knowledge. Your work includes key deliverables that will have a meaningful impact on the bottom-line of the business.

We are embarking on a number of high stakes projects including revisiting our core infrastructure. The Senior Full Stack Engineer will work in a number of crucial areas including building out additional bidding/auction scenarios, extending our auction layouts & making them more flexible, cataloguing/inventory management system, search, flexible editorial publishing system, maintaining our top-notch user experience as we add more features.


Experience working with a web friendly programming language – python or similar (Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Java/Scala, Go, Elixir etc.)

Prior knowledge and exposure working with a backend web framework – Django or similar (Rails, Laravel, Phoenix etc.)

Experience building web interfaces using HTML and CSS

Knowledge of web fundamentals (HTTP, REST APIs, authentication techniques etc.)

Experience with interacting with cross-departmental stakeholders throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Bonus - knowledge and/or experience with GraphQL

Must display an understanding the importance of the client experience for updated features and aspects of the Paddle8 online platform

Will assist in building, selecting, and managing additional talent for the the Paddle8 technology team


Some experience as a technical team lead - managing projects and team members

Prior exposure interacting with cross-departmental stakeholders throughout the software development process and roll-out

Experience writing front-end code using a modern framework like React or similar (Angular, Backbone/Marionette, Ember, Vue etc.)

Strong interpersonal skills to form and maintain internal and external business relationships as needed  

Good communication skills, proactively translating important status updates 

Excellent project management skills with proven methodology for oversight and execution 

Demonstrated awareness of the ability to prioritize and follow through on crucial tasks and meet set deadlines 

Knowledge and prior use of or tech stack:

Python/django as our backend web framework

Celery for background jobs


GraphQL for client-side code (and node.js for server-side rendering)

MySQL as our primary DB

Redis for caching

Redis for caching


SignalFx for metrics

AWS for server infrastructure

Slack for team collaboration & shared communication 

React Grapher

Cloud based platforms - AWS GCP and Google 

Must be US based, have proficiency with our stack, and have supervisor level experience.

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