Senior Software Engineer


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Headquarters: San Francisco

PriceYak helps sellers on eBay, Amazon, Shopify and other e-commerce platforms automate their drop shipping operations so they can focus on what they do best: their products and marketing. We run operations for eBay stores making up $170m in annual gross merchandise volume, about 2% of total GMV for eBay US.

We are hiring a Senior Software engineer to help fuel our growth!

What You’ll Do
  • Design and implement new features to maintain PriceYak’s lead in the dropshipping space.

  • Continuously raise the bar in terms of code quality, performance, and systems design.

  • Plan, design, and build our core platform software and systems to scale with an increasing number of users, features, and new engineers.

  • Help our support agents with customer issues and fix bugs.

  • Collaborate with our Head of Product in designing, testing and launching new features.

What We’re Looking For
  • Experience (4+ years) building and operating large-scale, distributed backend systems.

  • Skilled at developing and debugging in one or more programming languages.

  • Empathy for the user and a sense for good UX.

  • Experience with AWS and/or other cloud providers.

  • An unquenchable thirst for learning new things and the ability to pick up new technologies quickly.

  • Obsession with keeping costs low while building your products.

  • Experience developing systems in web application frameworks.

Nice to Haves
  • Expertise in Python, JavaScript, CSS, Meteor.

  • Familiarity with Linux.

  • Experience mentoring junior engineers on business and personal career goals.

This is a great position for an experienced software engineer who craves the immediate impact of their work and an opportunity to be a technology leader.

What We Are
  • PriceYak is the biggest product and team under Zinc, a Y Combinator startup.

  • We offer a competitive medical, dental, & retirement benefits in addition to flexible vacation and work schedule policy.

  • 100% remote environment. Live and work where you want. That said — we do have offices in San Francisco, if you prefer to work onsite (unlimited La Croix, cold brew coffee, Soylent and more!).

  • Thousands of small business owners around the world make a living using Zinc's software.

  • You will be surrounded by smart, driven, and dedicated co-workers.

Fine Print
  • This is a full-time role with benefits.
  • The salary range is 120k-160k, depending on experience.

To apply:

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