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Principal Software Engineer, Search - Consumer Platform

Company: rewardStyle
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Principal Software Engineer, Search - Consumer PlatformLocation: Remote from anywhere in the US.
Job Purpose: Join the LTK Family! We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who has experience building search, and recommendation products. Someone who is passionate about tackling challenging features and interesting problems at scale. You'll be working with a team of highly motivated and fast-moving professionals focused on creating innovative features, services, and products. This is an opportunity to be a key contributor in the era of retail digital evolution. We are on the bleeding edge of a new industry. We created the space 11 years ago and will continue to disrupt it with our technology!
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership over existing Search Infrastructure, ensuring stability, performance, and availability
  • Architecting and developing web, software, and mobile apps.
  • Coming up with feasible and practical solutions to tough problems.
  • Write very high-quality code that is robust and easy to maintain with tests.
  • Drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.
  • Work and succeed in a fast-paced and agile development environment.
  • Identify and drive improvements to our software and development processes.
  • Conduct peer design/code reviews.
  • Work with distributed teams across different time zones.
  • Technical subject matter expert, who mentors fellow engineers, demonstrates technical experience, and leads teams in solving challenging problems.
  • Participate in setting a vision and objectives for Search Services in alignment with customer needs and market opportunities


    • 10+ years of software development experience.
    • A strong understanding of large scale search technologies, such as Algolia Search and ElasticSearch etc
    • History of designing and building highly scalable distributed systems and processes in a cloud environment.
    • Experience with AWS systems such as ECS, Lambda, and RDS (among others).
    • Experience working in a containerized environment (preferably Docker).
    • Experience writing services in Golang.
    • Proven experience designing and scaling relational databases.
    • Have built scalable internal and public-facing APIs (REST, JSON, HTTP).
    • Experience integrating 3rd party API's (REST, OAuth).
    • Comfortable shipping code multiple times per day.
    • Strong technical leadership and mentoring skills.
    • Ability to model and conceptualize the integrations across complex systems.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences.

      Nice to have:

      • Prior experience in eCommerce.
      • Experience with Python.
      • Experience with non-relational data stores such as DynamoDB or Cassandra.
      • Knowledge of domain driven design.

        What's in it for you as an employee of LTK?

        • Interesting problems to solve
        • Competitive comp and benefits including medical, dental, and vision
        • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
        • Wellness benefits includingworkout from home with our live Virtual Fitness Classes!
        • 401k retirement plan with LTK matching contribution
        • Flexible work schedule plus Summer Fridays (Workday ends at 3pm)
        • Virtual Company Happy Hours and Virtual Team Events!
        • Disrupting the retail industry!

          What you have to look forward to when you work or visit for team huddles at a LTK Office:

          • Fully stocked bars and kitchen (free snacks all day!)
          • Catered meals weekly
          • Monthly Chair massages
          • Laidback office environment
          • Monthly themed Happy Hours!
          • Free access to state of the art gym while working in or visiting our Dallas HQ
          • Free Covered Parking on-site while working in or visiting our Dallas HQ

            About Us
            LTK is the largest global influencer marketing platform. Founded in 2011 by Amber Venz Box and Baxter Box, the company's mission is to empower the world's premium lifestyle creators to be as economically successful as possible.
            Now in its 10th year, LTK has grown to become a three-sided marketplace, serving creators, brands and shoppers. In November 2021, LTK announced a $300 million investment by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 that values the company at $2 billion.
            LTK is the most trusted and effective business-enablement platform for creators, powering their universal LTK Creator Shops---. More than 5,000 retailers employ the LTK Brand Platform for performance-driven campaigns, paid collaborations and content licensing, and invested more than $1 billion in influencer marketing through the LTK platform by summer 2021.
            Shoppers purchase more than $3 billion in products annually on the LTK platform and app. LTK is headquartered in Dallas, TX with teams in the UK, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia, China and South Korea and clients in more than 100 countries.
            For US-Based Roles: We are not offering new sponsorships opportunities at this time for persons requiring employment visas, such as an H-1B;authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.
            Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our website or to personal email accounts of employees of LTK are considered the property of LTK and are not subject to payment of agency fees.
            LTK is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: rewardStyle, Dallas , Principal Software Engineer, Search - Consumer Platform, IT / Software / Systems , Dallas, Texas

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