Shopify is the world's fastest growing commerce platform and we have no plans to slow down. We receive more than 87 million unique visitors each month and serve billions of requests per day. We're on a mission to scale our platform while simultaneously improving performance, reliability, and resiliency. To do this, we need the help of dedicated, methodical, and versatile engineers who care deeply about performance. Operating on this level is hard but incredibly rewarding.
Proficiency with UNIX commandsExperience with relational databases and SQL (we're mostly on MySQL with some Postgres)Experience building and scaling user-focused web applicationsA strong commitment to quality
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Experience contributing to our community through code, documentation, mentoring, teaching, speaking, or organizingExperience with Rails or the desire to learn it quickly
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Writing back-end code in Ruby and possibly GoCollaborating with other designers and developersProviding beautiful and fast code that improves our code base in meaningful waysUsing TDD to write well-tested codeFixing bugs fast and taking your time to solve hard problems wellContributing back to the open source communityLearning and growing constantly