Warby Parker is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

New York, United States

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. We’re looking to hire stellar Software Engineers to join our 50+ person onsite Engineering team and help build the next great lifestyle brand. Check out our blog The Oculists!

What you'll do:

  • Build and improve software systems for a fast-growing, disruptive e-commerce company
  • Collaborate in one of our agile teams, learning anything necessary to deliver exceptional technology
  • Participate in code reviews and help maintain high standards of code quality
  • Deliver limited-defect products through ubiquitous test automation


  • At least 6 years of professional programming experience
  • Quick learner and problem solver
  • Impressive software development skills
  • An aptitude and inclination for learning new domains quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Hunger for knowledge and skill sharing
  • Desire to work on small collaborative teams with people that appreciate beautiful code
  • Experience building complex yet maintainable system
  • Comprehensive understanding of of computer science fundamentals

Extra credit:

  • Mastery of Python
  • Expertise in data modeling in one or more modern relational databases and SQL
  • High level experience in eCommerce
  • Contribution to Open Source projects
  • DevOps practices and principle
  • Influential team leader
  • Data Modeling/SQL
  • Experience working with or for nonprofits
  • Excellent marksmanship with Nerf guns

About Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. By cutting out the middlemen and engaging directly with consumers, we're able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including shipping. There's a bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of the company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

Since all work and no play makes a dull office, we're thoroughly committed to infusing our days with surprises, brain stimulating activities, and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, and all sorts of other goodness.

In 2015, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Parental leave policy 
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Quarterly team outings