The RealReal

The RealReal

Senior Software Engineer / Ruby or Elixir/ Full-Stack/ Remote

We’re seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work on our Buyer Engineering team. As part of the buyer engineering team, you’ll support our public-facing website, backend systems, iOS and Android applications that power the purchase experience. You’ll push the boundaries of search personalization, SEO, and design as we make our customer experience even easier and better to shop. You’ll also build supporting systems and integrate them with technology from around the company to improve buyer-related operations. We are looking for full-stack engineers who bring fresh ideas, enjoy learning every day, willing to expand their development skills and solve challenging problems and make a huge visible impact for our company.

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Produce high-quality, performant, testable code.
  • Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback.
  • Pair up with someone to work together on a feature.
  • Learn something new, and collaborate with other engineers.
  • Deploy to production multiple times.
  • Help define technical strategy and architecture.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in their own area of expertise.

What You Bring To The Role

  • 5+ years of professional web application / full-stack development experience.
  • Fluency with any of Ruby, Elixir, Erlang, Go, Node.js, Python, PHP, or Scala. Ruby and Elixir are our primary languages – if you don’t have prior exposure to either of these, we have resources to help learn.
  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, Javascript, CSS/SASS, REST, JSON.
  • Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools.
  • Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • Worked with search engines such as ElasticSearch, Lucene, Solr.
  • Experience using async message queues.
  • Mastery of git and Github workflows.
  • Advanced CS degree or equivalent

About The RealReal

EngineeringEngineers at The Realreal are exposed to the latest technology and a data-driven culture on a daily basis. Our team is friendly, helpful, collaborative, and building real solutions that are core to our business. We're tackling some exciting problems in the sustainable fashion space, such as using machine learning technology to authenticate consigned items as genuine, simplifying consignment logistics, personalizing recommendations, optimizing pricing, and much more! The RealReal is a global company and we recognize that great talent can live anywhere, that is why we are open to talent in all of North and South America for the majority of our Engineering roles. We're also one of the largest users of Elixir in the United States and The RealReal is an active participant in the Elixir community.Machine Learning & Data ScienceWe use cutting edge models solve problems in the computer vision, constrained optimization, and the personalization space. Our collaborative and high-caliber team directly impacts all areas of the business through the use of computer vision, machine learning, and big data tools. We are constantly evaluating the best tooling to use in MLOps to streamline our output.At The RealReal, we do full stack ML on the most interesting projects in a wide array of fields, always pushing the limits.ITWe believe that new technology allows us to look at a problem in a new light and possibly find a better solution to the issue at hand.Our IT team provides support for application, hardware, and networking issues for our eCommerce company.We are responsible for prioritizing mission critical tasks and coordinating the construction and expansion of our systems for a company, at scale.We build for the future, see around corners, and focus on automating current and future processes through scripting.