Mertado is an innovative e-commerce company backed by prominent early-stage venture capital and angel investors. We are committed to creating an exciting new social shopping experience, and we are passionate about helping our customers discover great products every day. We are a small and highly motivated team based in downtown Palo Alto.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will drive the development of our Web, Facebook and embedded offerings. You will get to work closely with the founders of the company and build a consumer application that will be used by millions of users.
We are looking for talented and passionate engineers who thrive in an entrepreneurial setting. As an early employee at Mertado, you will have a chance to make a significant impact on both the company and the next generation of e-commerce solutions. To accomplish that, you must not only be able to write software but also have the potential and ambition to grow into a technology leader. You must have an interest in things that are not strictly within the technical realm, e.g. caring about building a great user experience, or being capable of handling anything that comes up.
Generalist software engineer: Expertise building scalable systems and algorithms
Expertise in working with PHP and MySQL (LAMP)
Experience working with large amounts of data and Amazon Web Services
Experience working with Facebook or E-Commerce applications a plus
3+ years software development experience
Strong product sense and an interest in building web applications
High levels of creativity
BA/BS in CS, EE, or equivalent education experience
This is a full-time position. Compensation includes competitive salary, early-stage equity and health benefits.