Backend Engineer

San Diego, CA

About us:

The PlanetArt companies provide consumers with the tools, content, and services to create quality, personalized products. This role is for our Personal Creations e-commerce unit.

We are seeking a Backend Software Engineer to take on a central role in designing, building, and enhancing several core technology components of our industry-leading eCommerce platform. If you're passionate about robust software design, quality code, refactoring, test coverage, and have an interest in working on a broad range of different projects and technologies, we want to talk to you! The domains for these scalable transactional backend systems ranges from inventory, fulfillment, supply chain, routing, and various complex optimization problems.

What You Will Contribute:
  • Build, enhance, and maintain high performance, scalable systems in AWS to support the current and future demands on our robust eCommerce platform.
  • Participate with a cross-functional team (technical & non-technical members) on highly visible strategic projects and/or work independently as needed.
  • Champion innovative solutions and interact with top-caliber software engineers, web developers, and QA automation resources contributing within our growing ecosystem of SOA based applications.
  • Continuously improving SDLC process and the efficiency of the engineering team.
  • Support the business through periods of peak demands.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, engineering, or related fields.
  • 2+ years professional experience working in comparable software development role with focus on backend system and services.
  • Proficiency in, one or more, object-oriented programming language in C#, Java, C++
  • Knowledge of software design patterns.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
Nice to have:
  • Experience creating and consuming REST or SOAP services
  • Experience with micro-service architecture.
  • Proficient with relationship SQL database, including database design, stored procedures, query optimization.
How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to
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