Senior Software Engineer

place Vancouver, BC | Remote - US | Remote - Latin America | Remote - Canada | Austin, TX
access_time_filled Full Time
device_hub Software Engineering

At Jungle Scout, we are on a mission to empower entrepreneurs and brands to grow successful e-commerce businesses, and we provide the industry-leading data, powerful tools, and resources they need.

Do you get excited working with talented engineers, leading them to ship product features and enhancements, and helping them thrive in their careers?

Do you define a great day as getting sh*t done and having fun working with your team?

Do you have a thirst for breaking down complex initiatives into achievable project plans?

Do you thrive when you're contributing to a high-performing, humble team?

Amazing, then you’re the type of person we’re looking for!

Amazing, then you’re the type of person we’re looking for!

We’re growing and we are looking to add a  Senior Backend Engineer to our fast-paced and customer-oriented Engineering team focused on building Jungle Scout’s enterprise SaaS product


We’re a remote-first company and looking to hire this person anywhere between the PST - EST timezone.

Interested in learning more? Let’s get into the details:  

In the Senior Engineer role, you will:

  • Architect and build: 
    • Highly scalable, fault-tolerant, elastic, and secure services
    • Large scale distributed systems
    • Applications that are a composition of independent services (microservices)
  • Make recommendations around:
    • Technologies to be used for new services and applications 
    • Improvements on existing services and applications
  • Scale, maintain and improve:
    • Existing codebases and system infrastructures
    • Independent services using CI/CD and multiple environments stages (e.g., staging vs. production) to ensure rapid delivery while maintaining high quality and availability
  • Participate and contribute in:
    • Leading the technical architecture and delivery of complex projects, interfacing with product, design, and  multiple engineering teams
    • Helping product managers with project planning and facilitating the Scrum process
    • Ongoing improvement of engineering practices and procedures

Who you are:

  • You’ve done this before. 
    • You’re an expert with one or more modern programming languages (Ruby, Javascript, Python, Java), technologies, coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques
    • Have built enterprise-level services with popular backend frameworks (e.g., Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, Spring, Django, Flask, etc)
    • You have experience building data-driven systems that have high availability, optimize for performance, and are highly scalable
    • You’re experienced with modern SQL and NoSQL databases, know when to use each, and can build performant systems on top of each
    • You’re comfortable with complex SQL and optimizing queries when needed (bonus points for experience in PostgreSQL)
  • You’re an AWS Cloud Wizard.
    • You’re an AWS cloud ninja and you have experience building cloud-native services at scale
    • Experience working with core AWS services like EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, ElasticBeanstalk, Lambda, Cloudwatch, SQS, Kinesis and SNS.
  • You’re a master communicator & passionate mentor. 
    • Fluent in both written & verbal English to easily chat with our North American teams.
    • Able to communicate effectively, clearly, and concisely on both technical and non-technical subjects.
    • Take any chance you can get to share knowledge with your team.
    • Contribute to the team’s documentation and mentor teammates in an open, respectful, flexible, empathetic manner.
    • Do not shy away from taking and giving feedback.
  • You’re autonomous. 
    • Successfully execute large multi-person projects and well-defined initiatives from definition through to the end.

About Jungle Scout

Jungle Scout is the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon, supporting more than $8 billion in annual Amazon revenue. Founded in 2015 as the first Amazon product research tool, Jungle Scout today features a full suite of best-in-class business management solutions and powerful market intelligence resources to help entrepreneurs and brands manage their e-commerce businesses. Jungle Scout is headquartered in Austin, Texas and supports 10 global Amazon marketplaces.

The Jungle Scout team is a group of smart, motivated, and fun-loving professionals working hard to help our customers achieve success. We have a remote-first culture with employees across the world as well as in our hub offices in Austin, TX; Vancouver, BC; and Shenzhen, China. We believe team members should have the opportunity to choose the work environment that works best for them, so we give our team members the option of working from home, at one of our hub offices, or from a co-working space.

We offer workplace flexibility, competitive compensation packages, 401K/RRSP matching, generous vacation, and professional development to help you thrive in your career. The entire Jungle Scout team also gathers for annual all-expenses-paid retreats — past locations have included Bali, Bangkok, Vietnam, Budapest, Mexico, Colombia, and Costa Rica.  Check us out! 


We prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

At Jungle Scout, we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. 

Jungle Scout is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

All offers of employment at Jungle Scout are contingent upon clear results of a comprehensive background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates prior to start date.