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Senior Software Engineer

New York, Tampa or San Francisco

Join our Tech Team at Rakuten Marketing! We offer a great place to work, learn and grow professionally. Our company provides exciting opportunities to work in a flexible environment and participate in international exchange programs. We value continuous education and a culture of innovation!

The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for building new products and features for Rakuten Marketing Affiliate’s industry-recognized online marketing platform.

Role Description:

  • Follow direction while providing estimates, communicating issues and helping to provide creative solutions to technical issues.
  • Master new and emerging technologies
  • Recognize and establish working design patterns and frameworks
  • Delivering within a collaborative environment
  • Ensure all application development is aligned with our patterns for automation (testing, deployment)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong background in OOP with PHP5.3+, Python or Ruby
  • Background in engineering end-to-end solutions that utilize distributed systems and network system architecture to accommodate 24/7 operation.
  • Experience building highly scalable, highly available REST web services
  • Experience caching HTTP responses with Varnish or similar
  • Basic understanding of the HTTP Protocol
  • Solid experience with MVC frameworks
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience with pair-programming and test-driven development.
  • Good experience in high-traffic internet-facing environment; solid experience engineering robust web-based prototypes and production systems that can support millions of active users.