Senior Software Engineer - New Merchant Experience

Wish, San Francisco, United States

Mobile commerce platform

Wish is transforming the way the world shops by offering a convenient and personalized mobile shopping experience. Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable quality goods to be accessible for everyone on a global scale. We selectively bring together world-class technical talent that are passionate about connecting relevant products to value conscious consumers all over the world!

Merchants are a major contributor to Wish’s vast product selection and merchant growth is the top priority for Wish. You will be responsible for creating a frictionless signup process and help increase merchant signups that will ultimately drive Wish’s revenue. You will take lead on designing the merchant onboarding process to engage and educate our merchants from the very beginning. The tools you build will enhance the merchant experience on Wish and ensure their success.

Our team is small and nimble which allows us to release new code daily, iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. Each engineer has the opportunity to work at all levels of the stack. They work on entire features from the database level to the client. We cultivate an environment for smart, driven engineers to thrive.

What you will work on

  • Lead and mentor a high performing engineering team
  • Full stack web/mobile application development with a variety of languages including but not limited to Python, JavaScript, HTML, etc
  • Implement web and mobile interfaces using XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Work closely with our PM and design teams to define feature specifications and build the next generation of products
  • Work closely with operations and infrastructure to build and scale back-end services

Who you are

  • Self-motivated, relentlessly focused, and able to operate under a great deal of independence
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent from a top university
  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Python, Java or Go
  • Experience designing and delivering high-availability, scalable distributed systems
  • Proven ability for coaching and mentoring
  • 2 - 5 Years of relevant industry experience
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment
Wish, it’s a digital mall, right in your pocket! Using our cutting edge recommendation system, we create a personalized shopping experience for each of our users. It’s a digital mall, right in your pocket!

Wish was launched in November 2011 and already has over 200 million registered users, making it one of the top 5 mobile shopping applications.

About Wish

Wish is the leading mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe. Our mission is to give everyone access to the most affordable, convenient, and effective shopping mall in the world. By leveraging a competitive global supply chain of direct suppliers and avoiding retail costs we are offering anyone with a smartphone access to tens of millions of affordable goods. By making Wish available on smartphones we are putting this digital shopping mall directly in the pockets of tens of millions of consumers.

Want to learn more about Wish? Visit https://www.wish.com/