Software Engineer II
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.
About the Role:
The Software Engineer II will play a critical role in designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality software solutions for the organization. This role will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers, to deliver innovative and scalable software products that meet the needs of our customers and stakeholders.
What you Will Do:
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
o Design, code, test, and debug software applications in accordance with established coding standards and best practices.
o Develop both front-end and back-end components, ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and security.
o Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical specifications and architectural designs.
o Provide input on feasibility and technical approaches for implementing new features and improvements.
o Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality, ensure consistency, and share knowledge among team members.
o Offer constructive feedback and suggestions to enhance codebase integrity.
o Identify and troubleshoot software defects and issues, employing analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to develop efficient and effective solutions.
o Create and maintain clear and comprehensive technical documentation, including system architecture, design documents, and user guides.
o Communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical team members.
o Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of software components and successful product releases.
o Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software development.
o Propose and implement process improvements to enhance development efficiency and product quality.
o Develop and execute unit tests, integration tests, and performance tests to validate software functionality and reliability. Implement automated testing frameworks to streamline the testing process.
o Utilize version control systems to manage and track changes to source code. Collaborate effectively within a distributed version control environment.
o Bachelor’s Degree 3+ years of related experience, master’s degree and 1+ years of related experience, or equivalent related work experience.
o Proven experience in software development, including designing, coding, testing, and debugging applications.
o Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, or similar languages.
o Familiarity with software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc.) and tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.).
o Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design principles.
o Experience with front-end and/or back-end frameworks and technologies (e.g., React, Angular, Node.js, Spring, Django, etc.).
o Knowledge of database systems (SQL, NoSQL) and data modeling concepts.
o Excellent problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset.
o Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
What We Offer:
o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
o Competitive compensation package and equity
o 401(k) match
o Monthly work from home stipend of $50 net
o Flexible work schedule and paid time off
o Collaborative culture with a supportive team
o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
Data Privacy Notice for Job Applicants:
"EasyPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law."
To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.