Golang / Go Job: Backend Engineer


Backend Engineer at Bigcommerce

San Francisco, California, United States   (Posted Aug 25 2014)
About the company
We are the fastest growing e-commerce start up in the world! A hyper-growth company that’s gone from small startup to more than 300+ employees, 50,000 clients and nearly $3 billion in sales made through our platform — all in just four years. Fortune magazine has just featured us as a company that could be the next big name in e-commerce. And that’s a good start. But we won’t be satisfied until we’ve made it dead simple for everyone in the world to build a successful business. We’re a group of smart, passionate people on a mission, and we’re looking to hire even more A players who get sh*t done.

Job position

Job description
Backend Software Engineer - Core Services

Bigcommerce is on a mission to power commerce globally and is seeking experienced Software Engineers to help us scale our technology to the next level. You’ll work closely with other Software Engineers to decompose our product into robust core services which can be scaled to meet demand. To be successful in this role, you will be expected to write highly-performant code and have a deep understanding of large distributed systems.

Help us build the next-generation systems behind Bigcommerce’s products, create web applications that power billions in commerce, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that’s working to empower merchants around the globe.


Build highly-available, highly-performant, redundant, scalable distributed systems.
Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise.
Work closely with other engineers to decompose our current codebase into a SOA.
Work closely with operations and infrastructure to build improve the architecture while building and scaling back-end services.

Skills & requirements

B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field
Knowledge of at least 2 of the following: PHP, Java, Ruby, Go
Experience using and building JSON APIs.
Experience developing scalable and complex distributed systems.
Production experience with UNIX/Linux environments.
Have a demonstrated ability to get shit done.

Instructions how to apply
Email jennifer.hill@bigcommerce.com or apply at https://www.bigcommerce.com/careers/backend-software-engineer-core-services-836/
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Company: Bigcommerce

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

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