Software Engineer

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

Job Description

About the Role

We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to be a part of our E-commerce/Discovery team. As a member of this team, you will be building beautiful, cutting-edge, and performant web applications to showcase the beautiful products from our artist community and provide users with a world-class shopping and customization experience.

We’re in the middle of a massive effort to revamp our core e-commerce architecture, and as part of the team, you’ll be tackling complex problems on the entire tech stack. On the front-end, you’ll work closely with a truly cross-functional team to design the next generation features, streamline user experience and enhance the shopping funnel. On the backend, you will be solving scaling challenges that come with a rapidly expanding business as we continually move toward a service-oriented architecture. In the past year, we have:

Rebuilt our product catalog from the ground up using ElasticSearch and Celery, supporting hundreds of thousands of SKUs with millions of variations as well as filter and curation functionalities. 
Created a graphQL-enhanced product API and product details page that allow us to link together a complex web of related products and services. 
Designed a pricing engine that supports advanced marketing and analytics requirements on promotion, cross-sale, and ab testing. 
In the next year, we plan to work on similarly ambitious projects that will position us not only as the leader in unique design, but also in shopping and customization user experience.

We are looking for Software Engineer who thrives in a fast pace environment where analytics and customer-driven feedback loop continually shapes product decisions as we learn about the impact of our work. You can quickly pick up new technologies and flexible in adapting your problem-solving approach to the challenge at hand.

Specific Responsibilities

Design and develop a beautiful and responsive world-class web experience 
Own high impact and high visibility engineering projects to increase traffic, drive conversion, and/or experiment with new business models and verticals 
Build systems and services that have an immediate impact on our artist community and customers. 
Build and maintain backend architecture for our high-traffic e-commerce platform that is scalable, extensible, and efficient in usage of system resources (memory, disk, I/O, etc) 
Collaborate with a world-class product development, user experience, production, and marketing teams to deliver projects with measurable business results 
Ensure a high-quality codebase with design and code review as well as automated test coverage 
Advance your technical knowledge and skill set with talks, training sessions, and 1:1 mentorship from senior engineers. 
Help interview engineering candidates and grow the south bay engineering team

Experience and Skills

1+ years professional experience developing and maintaining components on high-traffic websites 
Technical design skills with an emphasis on distributed and/or cloud-based design and scaling 
Experience working on, and an understanding of, both client-side and server-side code 
Experience designing complex front-end components and accurately estimating scope and risks 
Strong programming skills preferably in Python, PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS 
Experience with SQL, database modeling, and ORMs 
Ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-moving dynamic environment 
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Bonus Points

Experience working in a fast-paced, agile e-commerce environment 
Experience dealing with resource contention and scalability issues in multi-threaded web applications 
Experience with scripting, managing and deploying Amazon AWS services such as EC2, ELB and ASG 
Experience programmatically manipulating photos, PDFs, or other graphics formats 
React.js, Redux experience a plus

About Our Engineering

We are a growing, hands-on, flat organization. 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. We have a strong culture of mentoring and promoting from within, as well as project roadmap that enables us to cross-train and learn from one another. 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.

We are a metrics-driven organization and strive to measure the impact of every feature and improvements we make. We believe in true internal transparency and share information widely across teams and departments. We believe that an engineer who fully understands the business considerations and long-term vision builds better products.


Problem Solving, Problem Solving Skills


$100K – $120K and higher (DOE)
0.1% – 0.1%

Visa Sponsorship


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