Staff Developer, Channels

Shopify - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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At Shopify, we build products that help entrepreneurs around the world to start and grow their businesses. We’re the world’s fastest growing commerce platform and we have no plans of slowing down!

Shopify Channels was designed to give merchants one unified platform to do it all. The teams in this Product Line helps entrepreneurs grow their businesses by creating experiences that feel empowering and delightful across numerous online and offline channels.

Working here, you’ll ship on quality instead of on time. Our teams deploy new code many times a day on a massive production scale. We’re talking hundreds of thousands of online stores, and hundreds of millions of requests a day. With both entrepreneurs and household brands depending on us for their livelihood, it’s a tough but incredibly rewarding responsibility.

We’re looking for technical leads who are passionate about performance, accessibility, and building for the long-term. You’ll have a real desire for solving tough problems with performant code and you’ll have experience with shaping long-term product vision and owning its implementation.

Requirements for the role:
Proven technical leadership skills using technologies and frameworks including (but not limited to) Ruby on Rails, Java/JEE, Node.js, PHP, Python
A commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence and results
Experience building large scale, high throughput systems
Experience with relational databases and SQL (we’re mostly on MySQL with some Postgres)
Experience developing on a leading cloud provider (GCE, AWS, Azure, …)

What you'll work on:
Learn and grow constantly to feed your passion for self-improvement and make those around you better
Design and build innovative features that are driven by web scale data
Work through problems with your team, roll up your sleeves, form an opinion and advocate for engineering-specific roadmap items
Collaborate with other Shopify leaders, executives and external partners to provide the best commerce experience for our merchants
We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. We’re looking forward to reading your application!

Closing date: Jan 31st at 5pm EDT.

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.