Software Engineer - Personalization @ Honey - Los Angeles, CA

Software Engineer - Personalization

12 days ago

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer with interest in Machine Learning to join Honey. This person will focus on implementing services, data & machine learning pipelines to support our E-commerce Product Catalog. As a Backend Engineer, you'll take part in ownership of a product feature area and develop an end to end solution that is deployed into our production system. You can expect to work with a cross disciplinary team including backend engineers, machine learning engineers & data engineers and product management to enhance existing product features and build new ones. Your contribution will help enhance the experience in which our users are notified about potential savings on relevant products.

About You:

If you’re on the fence about whether you meet all of the requirements for this role, please apply!

  • Experience with cloud technologies (Google Cloud Platform, AWS) and working with large scale data in the cloud
  • Passion to learn Machine Learning (with Python’s machine learning ecosystem)
  • You write idiomatic JavaScript/Node.js; Golang, Java, Python, Scala, or Ruby is helpful.
  • You use a modern version-control system for your source code repository (Git, Mercurial, GitHub, BitBucket)
  • You care about the quality of your work
  • You share a passion to build user experiences to demonstrate the quality of machine learning outputs
  • You know what parts of your code require tests and you write those tests
  • You know how to use a framework to create robust and reliable HTTP-based APIs
  • You have built monitoring and alerting for your production systems
  • You have deployed to staging environments before production
  • You are willing and able to deploy, troubleshoot, and maintain your systems in production
  • You’ve architected with both SQL and NoSQL data stores; we use Big Table/HBase, Spark, Dataflow, Spanner, BigQuery, and Elasticsearch
  • Experience with streaming platforms (PubSub, Kafka, Kinesis) and near-real-time data pipelines
  • Comfortable building and maintaining data infrastructure in the cloud; we use GCP

In this role, you’ll:

  • Design, build and operate Honey’s APIs with a focus on performance and reliability
  • Participate in new feature development for Honey’s engineers to interact with our backend data architecture
  • Evaluate storage technologies and methodologies with an eye toward scalability and performance
  • Architect, design, write, review, and test code in a collaborative environment with 2-5 other software engineers.
  • Leverage your peers as multipliers for your skills to create excellent products and services for Honey’s millions of users
  • Build GraphQL-based APIs and resolvers using JavaScript
  • Help to design, implement, and maintain data pipelines that process millions of messages per day
  • Work closely with a senior technical lead/architect for your mission team on product requirements and translating those requirements to technical solutions

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, CircleCI, Git, Golang, Kubernetes, Docker, Java
  • Experience with a distributed SQL platform like CockroachDB or Google Spanner
  • Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, or other “Big Data” systems

Job_Description_Summary: Honey is a fast-growing company based in Los Angeles, and we’ve recently joined the PayPal family to help supercharge our mission of creating fairness and value for everyone. We’ve built a community of over 20 million online shoppers and use the collective insights of our members to power an online shopping platform that allows everyone to shop smarter, together. With that, we are excited to say we’re hiring! We are actively seeking a Backend Engineer to focus on Personalization.

Who we are: Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 286 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.