Senior Software Engineer

Warby Parker, New York, NY

Work behind the scenes or in the stores

Warby Parker is on the lookout for a stellar Senior Software Engineer to join our 60+ person, on-site engineering team and help build the next great lifestyle brand. If you’re looking to join an innovative, fast-paced technology team and help solve our hardest tech problems, then you’ve come to the right place. Sound dreamy? Keep reading!

What you'll do:

  • Build and improve software systems for a fast-growing, disruptive e-commerce company
  • Collaborate with other engineers on one of our agile teams, learning whatever’s necessary to deliver exceptional solutions
  • Operate high-availability, high-throughput production systems encompassing e-commerce, retail, supply chain, and more
  • Participate in code reviews and help maintain high standards of code quality
  • Deliver limited-defect products through ubiquitous test automation

Who you are:

  • Backed by at least 6 years of professional programming experience
  • Armed with a comprehensive understanding of computer science and software engineering fundamentals
  • Equipped with impressive software development skills
  • A quick learner and problem solver
  • A lover of beautiful code
  • Eager and able to learn new domains quickly
  • An expert communicator—in person, online, via smoke signal (you get the idea)
  • Experienced building complex yet maintainable systems

Extra credit:

  • Mastery of Python
  • Expertise in data modeling in one or more modern relational databases and SQL
  • High-level experience in e-commerce
  • Experience managing systems and applications in a production environment
  • Experience with Amazon AWS or other cloud computing providers
  • Past contributions to open-source projects
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices and culture

About us:

Warby Parker was founded in 2010 with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By circumventing traditional channels and designing our frames in house, we’re able to offer insanely high-quality eyewear at decidedly non-insane prices (i.e., from $95 with prescription lenses—a fraction of the going price!).

In the last seven years, we’ve grown to over 50 retail locations in the U.S. and Canada, opened our first optical lab in upstate New York, and launched two of our own iOS apps. And for three years running, Fast Company has named us one of the world’s most innovative companies.

We’re also a certified B Corporation, so we’re held to the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. This means lots of different things, like operating carbon-neutrally and distributing a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair we sell. (We’re big believers that businesses can scale and be profitable while doing good in the world.)

Of course, all work and no play makes an extremely dull office, and no one likes an extremely dull office. (We sure don’t.) As an employee at Warby Parker, you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and other brain- (and/or taste-bud-) stimulating activities. It also doesn’t hurt that our team is just great company.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Parental leave (non-birthing parents included)
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • A health-and-wellness stipend
  • Free eyewear (plus discounts for friends and family)
  • And more (just ask!)

About Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including prescription lenses and shipping. 

Want to learn more about Warby Parker? Visit https://www.warbyparker.com/