Senior Software Engineer
Fashion Project - Boston, MA

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Job Description:

We are looking for a smart, passionate, and pragmatic full-stack web developer. You'll have the opportunity to join the ground floor of a small company with a huge vision. Your contributions will be significant, meaningful, and rewarding.

Technical Challenges:

  • Building a highly scalable and reliable website capable of withstanding large surges of traffic
  • Developing a back office system to track donations received, process individual items through various stages, and fulfill orders quickly
  • Building an advanced recommendation engine capable of working with one-off items that provides customers with a personalized experience
  • Designing an interactive, consumer-oriented website that makes browsing large amounts of products fast and fun
  • Using advanced metrics, A/B testing, and continuous deployment to quickly test and validate new ideas

Skills & Requirements

Smart, passionate, and pragmatic full-stack web developer. Has mastered more than one technology stack and is comfortable with the idea of mastering several more. Excited by difficult problems and takes pride in solving them in elegant ways. Possesses strong software engineering fundamentals, familiar with design patterns, and gets uncomfortable at the sight of unrefactored code. Knows the web inside and out and capable of debugging problems down to the request.

Intrinsically motivated, capable of taking the lead on projects, and working with minimal direction. Leaves ego at home, always open to criticism, and comfortable with providing it to others. Has exceptional communication skills and is pleasant to work with.

Our Stack:
Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Redis, Backbone.js, Solr, Heroku


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About this company
Fashion Project is the premier destination to donate your designer clothing to charity. When Prada ends up buried on a thrift store rack,...