Senior Software Engineer - Integrations (Ruby/PHP/Angular)

Austin Downtown Office

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin 2017 is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Engineering team. BigCommerce has established itself as the leading SaaS platform for merchants to build and grow their businesses via online storefronts.

You will be a member of our integrations team incorporating 3rd parties into the BigCommerce platform expanding the options available to our clients when setting up a store. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years experience in building systems using at least two different languages: PHP, Ruby, Scala, Python, Java, etc... We primarily use Ruby, PHP, and Scala.
  • Solid JavaScript experience with a few projects built with Angular, Backbone, React, etc.... We primarily use Angular.
  • Experience building integrations with 3rd party SOAP/REST API providers that can span multiple code sets, fail gracefully, and be highly extendable.
  • Experience with Full Stack Development and OOP/MVC design patterns/principles.
  • Experience building distributed and/or SOA architectures (desirable)
  • Experience with SaaS platforms or Cloud Computing (desirable)
  • Experience with application profiling/optimization (desirable)
  • Solid UNIX knowledge.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Excited to learn new technologies

What You’ll Do:

  • Help design/architect/execute the building of new services for the BigCommerce platform.
  • Build highly-available, distributed systems.
  • Write code that is performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable, and concise.
  • Work closely with ops/infrastructure to improve our architecture and scalability
  • Work on Ruby microservices.
  • Work on our core PHP application.
  • Work on our Angular and vanilla JavaScript libraries.
  • Push yourself to learn the full BigCommerce tech stack: Scala, Docker, Node, and more…

Inside BigCommerce

Our mission is to revolutionize commerce, bringing online selling and features once reserved for multi-billion-dollar companies to the masses. To make that a reality, we need exceptional people to build, support and grow our platform. If that’s you, come join a fast-growing company with more than 85,000 clients, a great culture, outstanding benefits and $125 million in funding from visionary investors like Steve Case's Revolution Partners, Softbank, Amex and Telstra.

We’re a team of smart, passionate and talented people on a mission to democratize commerce. If you’re looking to work with industry leaders and love what you do, we want to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits

  • An amazing company culture that doesn’t just talk values, but lives them
  • Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrual vacation policy  for hourly team members, + paid sick time
  • Competitive compensation packages and meaningful stock grants for every employee
  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one
  • Fully stocked kitchens and craft beers (don’t worry, we also subsidize gym memberships)
  • Four especially cool offices in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney
  • A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams
  • Employee-driven team building activities like paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, hackathons, movie nights, river floats, etc.
  • Time off for volunteering and employee-driven charity events


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