POPSUGAR is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco, United States

We are seeking a senior full-stack web developer with a strong background in production deployment, website performance and database optimization. Front-end skills need not be your strong point, but you should know enough CSS, HTML and Javascript to be dangerous. Experience with Angular or another single page frontend framework is even better.


  • Help Architect and improve our full-stack performance and frameworks
  • Design and implement features that wow and excite our users
  • Learn about new technologies and share your findings with the team


  • 5+ years of experience with LA/NMP stack (nginx or apache)
  • Deep MySQL or other relational database performance and scaling
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services.
  • Bash and PHP fluency.
  • Working understanding of Javascript, HTML and CSS.
  • Production deployment experience
  • Experience consuming services exposed via RESTful APIs
  • Comfortable with A/B testing, test automation, and other engineering best practices
  • Proven ability to work independently, lead a software project, and mentor junior software engineers
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience with Computer Science concepts (data structure/algorithms)
  • 7+ years of relevant experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience with big data and machine learning pipelines
  • Experience with LogStash, Ganglia, Snoplow, Redis, Aerospike
  • Omniture or equivalent analytics platform.



POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company that is parent to lifestyle media publisher POPSUGAR, digital shopping platform ShopStyle, and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have. Together, the brands attract more than 100 million visitors worldwide and 2.4  billion monthly content views, with each brand being a leader in its space. POPSUGAR is the #1 lifestyle brand for young women, delivering inspiring, informative, and entertaining content in multiplatforms across entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, and parenting. POPSUGAR Studios, the video production arm of POPSUGAR, Inc., is the leading producer of online video lifestyle content, with more than 250 million monthly views of its original series.

POPSUGAR Inc. operates internationally in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, China, the Middle East, and the UK, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and IVP. For more information about POPSUGAR Inc., visit corp.popsugar.com.


POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business.

We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same.

Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR.



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