Software Engineer
Lot18 - New York, NY

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We believe building a strong engineering culture is the key to building a great company and product. Part of that vision is working with the best tools, many of which are open source. Here's a taste: Python, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript, Tornado, Chef, git, Vagrant, MySQL, Linux (Ubuntu), Apache, nginx, HAProxy, Amazon Web Services, Varnish, memcached, Capistrano, RabbitMQ, jQuery and more! Every piece of code that gets released to production is reviewed first to ensure high code quality, coding standards and continued learning. Our engineering team is 10+ and growing.

We are looking for well-rounded software engineers to join our talented development team. You will build high-performance web services, influence architecture decisions and scale our technology stack. You'll bring new methodologies to our development process and have an important say in how we build our platform.

  • Code primarily with Python or PHP
  • Create a high performance, high-availability web infrastructure
  • Write tests and participate in code reviews to ensure quality
  • Work with lots of open source technologies
Desired Skills
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Fluency in Python or PHP
  • MySQL (and knowing when MySQL isn't the right solution)
  • Experience with cluster or cloud computing (AWS preferred)
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation
  • Experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems and performance analysis
  • Scaling (architecture/code/databases)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a preoccupation with staying on top of industry technology
Why you should come work with us
  • Stock options. Medical, dental, vision and cell phone paid in full
  • Top of the line computer setup
  • 10% time to work on projects outside of your daily responsibilities
  • Well funded by top tier venture firms
  • Many technical and business challenges to solve
  • Plenty of wine to drink and a fun office environment

About this company
Lot18 provides the best possible prices on high-quality wines - some well-known favorites, some hard-to-find selections, plenty in between....