Massdrop is hiring a

Principal Software Engineer, Full-Stack

San Francisco, United States

Massdrop Engineering is a small, fast-moving team dedicated to fundamentally changing the way enthusiast communities buy and interact online. We’re looking for team players with natural product intuition who can work harder, faster, and smarter without sacrificing technical excellence. Given our distinct hybrid of community commerce, you should be comfortable in uncharted territories, and you should be pumped to build systems to support our active communities as we scale to millions of users.

As a full-stack engineer, you’ll have a direct impact on the Massdrop experience. Do you like the way we empower our users to choose the best products, and want to refine the way users vote and decide? Do you have your own underserved passion that you want to bring to Massdrop’s growing community of enthusiasts? Or do you have an opinion on how to take online discussions to the next level? Then you should apply to join our team. 

Some Things We Are Looking For

  • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Comfortable with the following words (and are comfortable learning new ones): JavaScript, Node.js, MySQL, Redis/Memcache, AWS, React and Fluxible,  Sass, Javascript frameworks (Backbone.js, AngularJS, etc.)
  • DetaiIed-oriented (where is the spelling mistake in this bullet point?)
  • Consider rapid & high-quality development both requirements, not trade-offs
  • Design and business oriented -- you understand requirements beyond the written word (whether you’re working on an API used by other developers, an internal tool for our operations team, or a feature used by our enthusiastic users, your attention to details leads to a delightful user experience)
  • Plays nice with others -- synergizing is one of your favorite past-times

About Massdrop

Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in San Francisco, Massdrop represents a new type of online experience that combines community, content and commerce. Massdrop provides enthusiasts across several communities—from audio and electronics to quilting and ultralight—a place to connect with one another, discuss their favorite products and activities, and buy those products together.

Massdrop just raised $40 million in a Series B round of financing led by August Capital. The new round brings Massdrop’s total funds raised to about $48 million, which includes top investors, Mayfield, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, First Round Capital and Cowboy Ventures. Massdrop will use the financing to fuel its rapid growth and deliver on its vision for a new wave of community-driven commerce.