Staff Software Engineer, Full Stack - Python

  • BHO Tech
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jul 08, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

About the Engineering Org

We are a growing, hands-on, flat organization. Because we are still small, it means everyone is a generalist and allows for our engineers to take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles. Regardless of who you are on the engineering team, you will contribute to and have a big impact on the final product from day one. The opportunity for growth and development here is incredible. We have a strong culture of mentoring and promoting from within! We place a lot of emphasis on good engineering practices while retaining the flexibility of allowing each engineering team to have independent agile processes. Diversity is important to us, and we treat each other with respect and empathy.

About the Role

Our custom-designed offerings require high-quality on-demand Manufacturing and Fulfillment, Design Operations and Customer Service Operations to delight our discerning customer base. Our rapid customer growth combined with expansion into new products and categories requires us to scale Fulfillment and Operations while decreasing costs and continuing to increase quality. Challenges include designing Fulfillment systems that can elastically scale to process large volumes of orders during high demand times, implement sophisticated routing logic to ensure low cost and fast delivery and building internal applications to support effective customer service operations.

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer that can leverage their deep technical experience to help design and build our fulfillment systems. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and problem-solving skills to help architect and scale our cloud-based fulfillment system to match our growth.

To be successful, you will:

Own high impact and high visibility engineering projects end to end 
Take a technical lead role in building complex software systems that are scalable, extensible, and efficient in usage of system resources like memory, CPU, I/O etc, including architectural proposals, code reviews and hands-on coding 
Consistently create clean code, efficient and reusable abstractions, and teach best practices to junior engineers 
Ensure a high quality codebase with design and code review as well as automated test coverage 
Ensure that technical designs and implementations support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, maintainability, and security 
Deeply understand our complex systems to derive root causes and propose fundamental changes 
Collaborate with product management to define requirements, estimate scope, establish timelines, plan projects, and execute end to end testing 
Project management of projects to ensure on-time delivery with measurable business results 
Advance your technical knowledge and skill set with talks, training sessions, and 1:1 mentorship of junior engineers 
Effectively research and benchmark our technology against other competing systems in the industry

Experience and Skills:

8+ years of professional experience building software in roles of increasing responsibility and technical ability 
In-depth understanding of computer science principles including data structures, programming languages, algorithms, runtime performance, operating systems, software design, databases, hardware, and networking 
Strong programming skills preferably in Python, PHP, and JavaScript 
Experience with Adobe Illustrator or Indesign 
Experience with printing, photos, color management, computer graphics or fulfillment technology 
Ability to create complex new software and accurately estimate scope and risks 
Technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling 
Experience dealing with resource contention and scalability issues in multi-threaded web applications 
Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-moving dynamic environment 
Obsession with writing clean code 
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience in lieu of

Bonus Points

Professional experience maintaining code on high traffic websites 
Experience with React, Redux, Flux, HTML, CSS 
Experience with SQL, database modeling, and ORMs 
Experience with Amazon Web Services, specifically DynamoDB, SQS, S3, SNS, EC2 
Experience working in a fast-paced, agile e-commerce environment 
Experience as a Tech Lead


Python, Javascript, AWS/EC2/ELB/S3/DynamoDB


$145K – $165K and higher (DOE)
0.01% – 0.01%

Visa Sponsorship


Best Regards,
Kris Young
Account Manager
BHO Tech
San Jose, San Francisco CA
Phone: 866 816-1615 x 823