Full Stack Engineer in Santa Cruz, CA at VC-backed eCommerce cannabis firm!


This job is located in Santa Cruz

My client, a VC-backed, high-growth, and rapidly expanding technology company in the cannabis industry, has an immediate need for a Full Stack Engineer! The company is currently operating in over 20 states with over 500 dispensary partners. As the cannabis industry’s first complete eCommerce platform, they empower real-time inventory for brands and consumers. The platform integrates directly with POS systems at retail locations and leverages this real time data to enhance the consumer experience and capture key insights.

Competitive salary + equity.

About Client

  • A full stack company, i.e. building Point-Of-Sale (POS) integration, analytics systems, and user experiences
  • A small close-knit team of highly technical engineers with diverse backgrounds
  • Strong engineering culture, which values lean development, data-driven practices, and open-source
  • Rapidly growing (20% month over month) and always tackling challenging and interesting technical problems

What You’ll Do

  • Implement, test and maintain new user-facing functionality on eCommerce platform
  • Build scalable backend services and APIs that power web applications
  • Work with CTO and other senior engineers to contribute to high level decisions about the architecture and design
  • Contribute to continuous efforts to improve our development infrastructure and processes
  • Help communicate and implement best practices across the engineering team
  • Perform and participate in code reviews
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with product and design teams

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a product-centered team
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Ability to write high quality, maintainable, modular and well tested code (web stack is primarily Rails API, React, Typescript, Webpack, Docker and Postgresql)
  • Proficiency in one of the popular languages: Ruby, Javascript, Python, Java, C (experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling is a plus)
  • A working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Experience with profiling, troubleshooting and optimizing web performance
  • Ability to grow and adapt to a rapidly evolving technology stack
  • Familiarity with Agile and Lean development methodologies
  • Fierce passion about collaboration and the way you develop software
  • Preferred: Based in Northern California