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Software Engineer, Ecommerce

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About the role

InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading time series platform. We empower developers and organizations, such as Cisco, IBM, Siemens, and Tesla, to build real-time applications for IoT, analytics, and cloud native services. Our technology is purpose-built to handle the massive volumes of time-stamped data produced by sensors, applications and computer infrastructure. InfluxData is headquartered in San Francisco, with a workforce distributed throughout the U.S., Canada, and across Europe.

InfluxData is a fast-growing Series D startup that offers InfluxDB, a time series database recognized industry-wide as the clear leader of the fastest growing database category. InfluxDB is running on hundreds of thousands of machines, used by teams worldwide to monitor and understand their systems and devices. The majority of our users are developers and builders using our open source software, but we also offer enterprise and cloud SaaS products, all exposing a single unified API.

The Ecommerce Team is a growing team of seasoned developers, owning and operating our global backend service which is used to guide users through their entire account lifecycle, from initial onboarding and paid conversion, billing and account deactivation and cancellation. As an Engineer in the team, you will work on design and development of medium-size tasks, engaging with other engineers to drive new product capabilities from whiteboard to production. In addition, you will help us improve our development practices, pair with teammates during development and respond to support requests.

This is a full time position.

What you’ll be doing

  • Participate in our daily pairing sessions and help the team add new features and capabilities to our backend service
  • Building tools to empower InfluxDB Cloud operators and support staff to solve real-time customer issues without engineering involvement
  • Help maintain open source projects through contributions and code reviews
  • Participate in the design and development of a new Business Intelligence data pipeline
  • Integrate with third-party tools to improve observability of our systems
  • Help the team maintain legacy systems as we improve and mature our Cloud SaaS product
  • Participate in hiring activities

You have

  • 2-3 years as a Full Stack Software Engineer, with high emphasis on building and shipping backend services
  • Demonstrated proficiency in an established systems programming language. We use Elixir, but it’s not required to know the language. We will teach you.
  • Experience with driving solutions through the software development lifecycle.
  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub)
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Lives in a timezone that has 4 to 5 hours of overlap with Pacific Time (PST/PDT)
  • You embody our core values

Bonus Points

  • Elixir programming experience
  • Exposure to agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc).
  • Experience working with distributed development teams
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with React and Typescript

We offer fantastic benefits; in the US these include:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to your FSA
  • Flexible Time Off - take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Wellness programs
  • ....and more perks!

Our Core Values

Our employees are the heart of the company and only by having a core set of beliefs and values will we be successful. We hire and live by these core values:

  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source

Visit ourcareers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

Why you should join InfluxData

InfluxData is a fully remote, VC-backed, pre-IPO company and the creator of InfluxDB, which is the fastest open source time series database and our client base is growing. Whether the data comes from humans, sensors or large servers, InfluxDB delivers a platform built specifically for metrics, events and other time-based data. Our database is being used by companies like Tesla, Cisco, Wayfair and Disney.

Team Size:210
Location:San Francisco
Paul Dix
Paul Dix
Todd Persen
Todd Persen