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Senior Software Engineer

Etsy - US
Full-time
Posted: 4 months ago

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands -- Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you'll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

Etsy is seeking a Senior Front End/Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our Software Engineering team. Our marketplace has an abundance of one-of-a-kind items from independent artists, designers and vintage collectors from around the world. Our challenge? Make it easier for buyers to find these remarkable goods and for creative entrepreneurs to run their businesses. Do you have the skills, passion and empathy to take on this task? Are you excited about building products that thrill our buyers and empower millions of small businesses?

This is a full-time position reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager. We are considering remote candidates based in the US for this position. Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode.

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with Front End focus to join our Machine Learning Experience team to help improve the user experience of a key application. Our mission is to simplify the development and deployment of machine learning models at Etsy.   Your work will help our scientists train, analyze and launch ML models more quickly in production! The Frontend part of this exciting and highly visible team plays a key role in the final user experience. This Senior FE role will work closely with the UX designer, Product Manager, and tech lead to implement frontend design… 

For many sellers, Etsy is their primary source of income, and we work hard to support them. We continue to improve our portfolio to ship new relevance based AI products every year. We’re a growing team with a huge impact that builds tools and platform capabilities for data scientists and ML engineers to access feature data, build machine learning models, test hypotheses and productionize them on our ML platform hosted in Google Cloud. We value empathy, communication and technical skills equally.

The technical staff at Etsy believes that code is craft, and that the work we do is part of a larger creative culture represented by the hundreds of thousands of inspired artists and designers who make Etsy such a unique marketplace.

We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. We believe in measuring everything, taking advantage of our pioneering continuous deployment system to ship code early and often, and a blameless culture based on trust and a commitment to learning.

About You

You’re an engineer who can turn ideas into extremely reliable code that other people – or you, six months into the future – will find easy to comprehend and modify. You believe in the connective power of Etsy’s peer-to-peer marketplace and helping creative entrepreneurs scale their business to achieve their dreams.

You will be successful in this role if you:

  • Experience with React, Javascript, PHP and modern frontend frameworks
  • Have an interest or passion for building modern interfaces for ML Platform tools.
  • Can define and solve unconstrained problems, and know when to seek help when no progress is being made.
  • Are comfortable collaborating closely with product managers and designers, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your team’s roadmap.
  • Have a “leave it better than you found it” mentality, and are willing to work with and improve on code you did not originally write.
  • Love to experiment and use data to drive decision-making.
  • Are generous with your time and experience, and can mentor other engineers.
  • Will be a mindful, transparent, and communicative member of your team.

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a resume and tell us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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