High Alpha, a venture capital studio and fund, is hiring for a new B2B SaaS startup based in Los Angeles. We are building a new ecommerce platform for brands and retailers to offer 1:1 expert led ecommerce at scale. As the second engineer on the team you will collaborate with our VP of Engineering to build and scale our product. You will have the opportunity to shape the future of the product, team, and company. Both our CEO and the High Alpha leaders have seen exponential growth across a variety of SaaS platforms in multiple industries with successful $B exits.
As An Engineer You Have The Ability To:
Work independently and with other engineers to develop new user experience-focused web applications, and provide support for existing systems.
Work on multiple parts of a web application, from internal backend APIs to dynamic frontend interfaces.
Collaborate with designers, front-end specialists, other engineers, stakeholders, and clients to understand business goals, analyze requirements, formulate solutions, and ensure the successful execution and delivery of the end product using the best technologies.
Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning of projects.
Participate in code review, pairing, and other forms of knowledge sharing.
Support of production applications may be required on some projects.
Mentoring and helping others grow and make an impact
What You’ll Do:
Receive mentorship from and report directly to the VP Engineering
Work on modern data infrastructure and advanced machine learning algorithms
Establish and adhere to best practices in design thinking and user-centric principles
Participate in regular code reviews and architecture discussions
Advance your skills and career while having fun, learning, and working hard
Ensure consistency, reliability, security, and performance within the platform
Thrive in an innovative and rapidly growing environment
What We’re Looking For:
3-5 years of software development experience
Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs
Experience with React or Vue
Comfortable with various data structures, formats, and stores
Cloud infrastructure (GCP, AWS, Azure) experience is a plus
Expertise in REST API design is a plus
A growth mindset and love of learning
Ability to thrive in ambiguity, self-direct, and work efficiently while pursuing excellence
Obsessive attention to detail and a relentless pursuit of excellence
An ability to move quickly, multi-task, and adapt to our rapidly changing and growing market and customer needs
January 7, 2021