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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:

We’re Cart.com, one of the fastest growing commerce enablement companies in the world. We provide the digital and physical infrastructure that empowers thousands of leading B2B and B2C companies to unify commerce operations across channels and sell and fulfil anywhere their customers are.

We’re building toward a world where commerce has no bounds. Our enterprise-grade software, services and logistics infrastructure, including our own network of omnichannel fulfillment and distribution centers, enable merchants to navigate an increasingly complex operating landscape and drive efficient growth.

Our goal is to be the global backbone of commerce. To achieve it, we’re looking for entrepreneurial, innovative and determined teammates who are eager to help our growing base of customers simplify their commerce operations and seamlessly reach their own customers, wherever they are. Sound like you? We’d love to hear from you.

Cart.com Fast Facts:

  • 6,000+ customers worldwide

  • 1,600+ employees globally

  • 14 warehouses nationwide, totaling over 8 million square feet of space

  • Our software lists $10+ trillion in product value across channels

  • Our digital and physical operations support $8+ billion in Gross Merchandise Value

Our values:

Cart.com is building a company that is committed to living out these 6 core values:

  • Be brand obsessed: Our lives are shaped by the brands we interact with daily. We obsess over the brands we serve, and about the things they care about.

  • Think beyond the box: “We’ve always done it that way” is not a phrase uttered often at our office. We create creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Don’t give up: We learn from our challenges and see them for what they are; great building blocks to an amazing brand story.

  • Speak up: We communicate clearly and directly because we care deeply. Communication is the bedrock of our community.

  • Work together: We’ve built a team that prides itself on diversity of thought and background. Collaboration is better with contrast.

  • Remember to be human: We work hard, but we leave room for the people, places and things that we love

This position is open to applicants or individuals who are located in or willing to move to AZ, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MD, NV, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT.

The Role:

We are seeking a talented and motivated Software Engineer to join our internal Warehouse and Order Management System (WMS/OMS) engineering teams. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development with a focus on Python and PostgreSQL. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining our software applications, ensuring their performance, scalability, and reliability.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and Maintain Software Applications:

  • Design, implement, and test software applications using Python and PostgreSQL with the WMS/OMS engineering team.

  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code.

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade existing software.

  • Database Management:

  • Design and optimize database schemas, queries, and procedures.

  • Ensure data integrity and performance tuning of PostgreSQL databases.

  • Collaborate with the data team to integrate and manage databases effectively.

  • Collaborate with Cross-Functional Teams:

  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and other engineers to define, design, and ship new features.

  • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and share knowledge.

  • Ensure Best Practices:

  • Follow agile development practices.

  • Maintain thorough documentation of development processes and code.

  • Implement and advocate for best practices in software development and database management.

Who You Are:

  • Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Python programming language.

  • Strong experience with PostgreSQL, including writing complex SQL queries, designing schemas, and performance tuning.

  • Familiarity with web frameworks such as Django or Flask.

  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Git.

  • Knowledge of RESTful API design and development.

  • Soft Skills:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment.

What You’ve Done:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in software development.

  • 3+ years of experience using Python and PostgreSQL

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with programming languages such as JavaScript, Java, or C#.

  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure.

  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools.

Currently, Cart.com does not intend to hire candidates who will need, now or in the future, Cart.com sponsorship through any non-immigrant visa category such as the H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, O-1, or TN.

All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or transfer visas for applicants.

Cart.com is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.