Senior Software Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Come party with a million people a day in celebrating important events in their lives! Evite, the world’s leading digital platform, is seeking a passionate and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our team in Los Angeles and contribute to our mission of bringing people together to celebrate their most important life moments.

You will participate in the technical design and software development of highly scalable customer facing platforms. This role will offer the flexibility of working with both user-facing and server side technologies for development of business solutions. The candidate must possess communication skills, critical thinking capabilities, and be a cultural fit. Our ideal candidate should have strong communication that allows them to translate complex findings to all stakeholders. This individual should be driven by an inquisitive curiosity to learn, and can pick up new knowledge and skills independently. Evite is looking for motivated individuals to help bring our “What If” philosophy to life.

CORE CAPABILITIES

  • Demonstrable high proficiency with Python (preferred) or similar structured object-oriented languages
  • Strong understanding of web technologies within the context of server-side development
  • Experience with complex projects and the ability to work cross-team to solve

The 3C’s: (Candidate must have all three C’s)

  • Communication - You’re an eloquent speaker who can explain anything to everyone. You are also a clear and concise writer.
  • Critical thinking - You love logic and data. Thinking strategically is your forte. You enjoy diagnosing complex problems and formulating plans of attack to resolve them. You enjoy an environment where everyone is encouraged to add value at the most strategic level.
  • Cultural fit - You have a craving to fit in a fast-paced, high-integrity, low hand-holding environment (but you will get a hug if you need it). EQ as important as IQ. Bullies need not apply. You want to help bring our “What If” philosophy to life.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop software across the full application stack for both or desktop and mobile web experiences with particular emphasis on browser technologies
  • Collaborate with our product team and UX/UI designers for technical guidance in building elegant and deceptively simple user interfaces
  • Help lead the adoption of progressive front and back-end technologies
  • Participate in development of unit tests and code reviews
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex system issues
  • Participate in our Agile Scrum process including standups, sprint planning, and retrospectives

OTHER PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 5 years of programming experience of commercial application stacks
  • Experience with cloud-based platforms is a plus
  • Strong understanding of software best practices, data structures, algorithms, databases and networks
  • Thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and multi-tiered architectures
  • Strong experience with HTML/CSS and Javascript
  • Proficient in Python and Django
  • Experience with React is a plus
  • Experience with data modeling and access (Relational and Non-Relational)
  • Proficient working with a Unix/Linux operating system
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to expand your skill sets and learn new technologies
  • Relentless dedication and discipline in building world-class enduring software
  • BA/BS (Computer Science preferred), or equivalent experience

Note: Evite will not provide relocation assistance for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Evite, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

 

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