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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

FabFitFun is looking for a Staff Engineer to join our Engineering team! This position will report to our SVP, Engineering and help define the architectural strategy for owned systems and contribute to architectural vision for the platform at large.

Location: FabFitFun is based in the Greater Los Angeles area in West Hollywood,CA.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and deliver clean, maintainable, performant code
  • Review code and provide feedback on technical work on the team
  • Build services and tooling to streamline the development process
  • Help define standards and best practices on your team for testing, software delivery, observability, contract definition, and so on
  • Participate in sprint-related meetings such as standup, grooming, retrospective, and roadmap replenishment
  • Encourage a culture of experimentation, prototyping and brainstorming across technical teams
  • Provide consultation for non-technical teammates and clarity around technical decisions
  • Advocate for new technology and design patterns where you believe they can help power the business
  • Advocate for flexible, domain-driven solutions that balance expediency with long-term flexibility
  • Mentor and coach less experienced engineers on the team

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is preferred
  • 6+ years of experience as a software engineer, building and operating production systems at scale
  • You have a lot of experience with Java or Python or similar languages
  • You love to design, build, and operate domain-driven backend systems at scale
  • You’ve worked in agile-ish systems, kanban systems, and more importantly hybrid systems
  • You’re good at demystifying complex technical concepts for laymen and love to simplify complex ideas for curious teammates
  • Automation has become a core value for you, and your systems can operate in production for long periods without human intervention
  • You already can’t live without continuous delivery and know how to drive towards small, frequent deployments
  • You know how to tune up observability up and down the stack
  • You know how to find the growth edge for people on your team, including your own

The expected base salary range for this position is $170-190K + bonus. The compensation package will also include an initial equity grant, in addition to a range of generous medical, dental, vision and other perks & benefits. The compensation package will also include an initial equity grant, in addition to a range of generous medical, dental, vision and other perks & benefits. Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of job-related factors such as skill set, geographic location, market demands, experience, and education / certifications. If we extend an offer for employment, we will consider all individual qualifications.

What You'll Get! The Benefits & Perks of FabFitFun...

  • Uncapped / Generous PTO
  • Medical, Dental & Vision with competitive coverage options and plans
  • 401K & 401K Match
  • Pet insurance for any FFF furry friends via Nationwide - covers 90% expenses
  • Complimentary annual FFF subscription with seasonal $25 credit for e-commerce flash sales
  • Donation matching program via BrightFunds, where the company matches up to $500 charitable donations per employee


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