Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Platform

Poshmark   •  

Redwood City, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 275 days ago

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We are looking for experienced, senior engineer to lead the rapid growth of our Cloud Platform and marketplace. As a Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Platform, you will be responsible for building and running a high-traffic and fast-growing site -- the Poshmark community currently creates a new listing every 2 seconds and generates millions of likes, comments, and shares every single day. Help us push the limits of cloud-based technologies to accelerate our explosive growth.


  • Help build an application and service delivery platform on top of a distributed cloud architecture, using a combination of NoSQL data solutions, Queueing technologies, and Search infrastructure.
  • Design, architect and implement new product features for the marketplace using a highly iterative and data-oriented approach.
  • Build, analyze, tune and enhance the core components of the Poshmark product and cloud platform that powers millions of e-commerce transactions.
  • Work closely with the product & customer support teams to have a direct impact on our growing business.

Desired Skills 

  • Solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Experience creating web-based APIs and REST APIs
  • Understanding of issues related to scalability and performance at all tiers of the application
  • Experience with any or all of: caching, queuing, RPC, and distributed data storage
  • Experience with NoSQL data solutions is a plus
  • Experience with Amazon AWS or other Cloud Computing platforms is preferred
  • Experience with any or all of: Ruby, JRuby, Java, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Linux
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline
  • User-oriented focus and obsession with quality