Software Engineer (Internal Tools)

Location: New York, NY

Department: Information Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Zola is seeking a talented and passionate software engineer to join our small entrepreneurial team to help make Zola the best wedding registry in the world. We value hard work, an orientation for speed and a passion for developing best-in-class user experiences.

This role involves working closely with a variety of business teams to develop technical solutions that enable the business to scale and be more efficient. The ideal candidate will automate and optimize business processes by developing and improving our internal business tools and workflows.

Responsibilities:

  • Be comfortable implementing front end user interfaces and core backend application functionality.
  • Work with the rest of the team to design, build, and maintain admin tools and services.
  • Understand the business needs and provide good technical solutions.
  • Provide technical feedback to other engineers through code reviews, design reviews and collaborative problem solving sessions.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation.

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience
  • Excellent programming skills with at least one language such as Java or Scala.
  • Experience with a relational datastore such as PostgreSQL and ideally one or more NoSQL datastores (e.g. Redis, MongoDB).
  • Familiarity with modern Javascript frameworks.
  • Familiarity with Linux-based systems.

Desired:

  • Experience with e-commerce.
  • Experience with AngularJS or Angular 2+.
  • Experience with cloud-based services such as Amazon AWS.
  • Interested in following, learning and leveraging AWS services where applicable.

We are open to including new technologies where and when they make sense and always strive to push the limits of the e-commerce user experience.

About ZOLA

At Zola, we are a wedding company, building a smarter wedding suite of wedding products – including a registry, website, guest list manager, and checklist. We are an early-stage, VC-funded consumer technology startup based in New York City. Launched in October 2013, we have quickly become the fastest-growing wedding registry in the United States, with more than 300,000 couples registered. Founded by many of the early team members from Gilt Groupe, we are focused on creating a new kind of e-commerce experience that addresses a huge market — wedding gifts — by reimagining the wedding registry for modern engaged couples and their guests.

Our team brings deep experience from working on award-winning e-commerce sites and mobile apps in past roles at Gilt Groupe, Amazon, J.Crew, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Yahoo.

More about the team: https://www.zola.com/about

Recent press: https://www.zola.com/about/press

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