Software Engineer L1 - Worldwide

20 days ago


Full Time

About Bazaarvoice

At Bazaarvoice, we create smart shopping experiences. Through our expansive global network, product-passionate community enterprise technology, we connect thousands of brands and retailers with billions of consumers. Our solutions enable brands to connect with consumers and collect valuable user-generated content, at an unprecedented scale. This content achieves global reach by leveraging our extensive and ever-expanding retail, social search syndication network. And we make it easy for brands retailers to gain valuable business insights from real-time consumer feedback with intuitive tools and dashboards. The result is smarter shopping: loyal customers, increased sales, and improved products.The problem we are trying to solve : Brands and retailers struggle to make real connections with consumers. It's a challenge to deliver trustworthy and inspiring content in the moments that matter most during the discovery and purchase cycle. The result? Time and money spent on content that doesn't attract new consumers, convert them, or earn their long-term loyalty.Our brand promise : closing the gap between brands and consumers.Founded in 2005, Bazaarvoice is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It’s official: Bazaarvoice is a Great Place to Work in the US , Australia, India, Lithuania, and the UK!Do you want to work on something that you, your friends, family and hundreds of millions of others use every day, and actually makes you smarter about how you spend your money? What if you could do that with a bunch of really smart people in an environment that actively encourages learning, growth and individual development?Every day, the Bazaarvoice engineering team tackles interesting and challenging problems across virtually every major computer science problem domain, and we do it all at a massive scale. Bazaarvoice is looking for outstanding people who are passionate about building great software, and want their work to have real-world impact. Over the last 10 years our software has facilitated hundreds of billions of consumer-to-consumer conversations and interactions about products and services offered by the world's biggest brands and retailers. The best part is that we're just getting started, and we need you to help us take things to the next level. We are interested in individuals who have strong software engineering fundamentals (e.g. OO design, test-driven development, unit testing, code reuse, code reviews) as well as hands-on experience with full stack development across the entire software lifecycle;(design, build, test, deploy, support).As a Senior Software Engineer on the Social Plus team, you will have a key role in designing and delivering solutions at the intersection of social media, data analytics, and eCommerce. Through our client dashboard and end user experiences, you will help brands track performance metrics while sourcing user generated content through third party APIs, ultimately leading to more inspiring shopping experiences for their customers. The challenges that are presented by the volume of ingested content, traffic our platform, and third party API integrations provide a wide range of opportunities to learn and grow your experience as an Engineer across multiple layers of our stack. We believe in using the right tool for the job but our typical technology stack includes AWS, Scala, Typescript, and React

Primary Duties of the Role:

  • Lead projects as an individual contributor and work with other engineers to delegate work.
  • Have technical ownership of one or more areas of product and its technical direction.
  • Have end-to-end involvement in software delivery.
  • Drive, evangelize and implement best practices.
  • Help with coaching and mentoring fellow engineers and team members from a technical perspective.
  • Build partnerships: Working closely with product owners and leadership to fully understand and break down the problem through discovery and finding the solution.
  • Work with team around refinement of tasks and understanding of the approach.
  • Demonstrate initiative around technical proposals and solutions.

Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:

  • Significant knowledge of the latest architecture patterns including microservices, serverless, CI/CD, data management, security and observance.
  • Experience of working in an agile software development environment.
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Scala, Typescript, or similar.
  • Experience with cloud technologies, specifically Amazon Web Services.
  • Understanding of Agile or Kanban / Lean software development methodologies.
  • Nice to haves:
  • Experience with Scala and functional programming practices.
  • Crossword wizardry, Codenames proficiency, Among Us expertise, etc

Why join Bazaarvoice?

Customer is key

We see our own success through our customers’ outcomes. We approach every situation with a customer first mindset.

Transparency Integrity Builds Trust

We believe in the power of authentic feedback because it’s in our DNA. We do the right thing when faced with hard choices. Transparency and trust accelerate our collective performance.

Passionate Pursuit of Performance

Our energy is contagious, because we hire for passion, drive curiosity. We love what we do, and because we’re laser focused on our mission.

Innovation over Imitation

We seek to innovate as we are not content with the status quo. We embrace agility and experimentation as an advantage.

Stronger Together

We bring our whole selves to the mission and find value in diverse perspectives. We champion what’s best for Bazaarvoice before individuals or teams. As a stronger company we build a stronger community.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world’s smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers.

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