Senior Software Engineer - Backend

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!

We are growing fast and scaling quickly. Our teams are small and nimble which allows us to iterate quick and release everyday. We are looking for a Senior Engineer who can solve problems and is not afraid of driving future architectural decisions for the Wish Merchant Platform. If you are a self-driven motivated leader who enjoys solving problems in large scale distributed systems domain, you will love this job. 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • +5 years or more of professional work experience
  • Experience with building large scale distributed systems in UNIX type platforms
  • Strong problem solving skills with practical application of data structures
  • Proficient in any one of the languages: C, C++, Golang, Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of OOP
  • Knowledge and experience with RDBMS such as Postgresql, MariaDB, and Mysql; and NoSQL solutions such as Cassandra, HBase, Riak, and MongoDB
  • Experience building scalable service API's - RESTful, HATEOAS, etc
  • Proficient with UNIX commands
  • Some understanding of the TCP/IP stack and TCP states
  • Knowledge of AWS products
  • Some working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
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.

Wish was launched in November 2011 and already has over 300 million registered users, making it one of the top 5 mobile shopping applications on iOS and Android!  

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/