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Staff Software Engineer

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United States

Job Description

Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.
About the Job: The Staff Software Engineer will play a critical role in designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality software solutions for the organization. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers, to deliver innovative and scalable software products that meet the needs of our customers and stakeholders. Expertise and leadership will be vital in guiding the team and ensuring best practices in software development.
About the Role:
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:o Build new features and products for the EasyPost API.o Optimize and build back-end services for performance and Integrate our software with carriers around the world.o Participate in code designs, planning meetings, and code reviews.o Write high quality software using Go/Python and some Ruby.o Analyze/debug performance issues.o Take ownership of major API features.
About you:o Bachelor’s Degreeo 12+ years of related experience, master’s degree and 8+ years of related experience, or equivalent related work experience.o Strong experience with Go/Pythono Experience with REST, HTTP/HTTPS protocols.o Ownership of integrating 3rd party APIs a pluso Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment with multiple releases a day.o A passion for working as part of a team - you love connecting and collaborating with others.What We Offer:
o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insuranceo Competitive compensation package and equityo 401(k) matcho Monthly work from home stipend of $50 neto Flexible work schedule and paid time offo Collaborative culture with a supportive teamo A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunitieso The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth companyo Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
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To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.

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