Senior Software Engineer, Finance and Payments (Remote) at Drizly (Greater Boston Area, MA)

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Who we are 

Drizly is the world’s largest alcohol marketplace and the best way to shop beer, wine and spirits. Our customers trust us to be part of their lives – their celebrations, parties, dinners and quiet nights at home. We are there when it matters - committed to life’s moments and the people who create them. We partner with the best retail stores in over 1650 cities across North America to serve up the best buying experience. Drizly offers a huge selection and competitive pricing with a side of personalized content. That is what we do. Who we are is a different story.

We are more than just another tech company. There is an intellectual curiosity that occurs at Drizly. We have a desire to question, to understand, to figure it out. Bottom line, we solve it. We value not just the truth but the process to get to the truth, to deliberate, decide and then act. Most importantly, we care. We care about our customer. We care about our company. We care about our team. There will be long days and incredible challenges.

We are blazing a trail in an industry that hasn’t changed in nearly a century, and that doesn’t scare us (well, not all the time) -and even when it does, it doesn’t stop us, it energizes us.

Do you see yourself here? Read on.

Who you are

You are a tech-savvy engineer that thrives on building things with real-world applications that you and your friends could talk about. Comfort with learning and adopting new technologies helps you keep your technical skills fresh, so you’re someone who’s comfortable experimenting until you find the tech that works. You manage complexity by approaching problems with curiosity to define issues before acting on solutions. You have the experience, instincts, and analytical mindset to make quality, timely decisions.

Coworkers would describe you as a flexible, open communicator that can balance taking action with driving results and you know/can clearly articulate the difference. You are also someone who takes personal responsibility for your work and holds others accountable to do the same. 

You are passionate about designing systems that power great end-user experiences. You care deeply about system performance, especially where it impacts customers. You have worked in environments where you owned system design from the database to the API. You enjoy discussing these decisions with your peers and can explain their significance to external stakeholders.

You enjoy providing technical guidance to more junior team members. You are constantly looking for ways to improve the team's development practices. You are a believer in the value of thorough code review and test coverage.

You ideally have three to five years of experience working with backend web technologies. We write most of our core systems in Ruby, but we are flexible on your specific experience; we care more about general engineering acumen than any specific tech. We would be really impressed if you had experience in eCommerce, payment systems, or the food and beverage technology space.

What the role is

The Core Services team is a crucial part of Drizly’s backbone. Our team is building features that keep our payments, inventory, catalog, and search capabilities up and running. These features are vital to making our consumer experience unique and valuable as we continue to scale our platform to reach every alcohol consumer in the United States.

In this Senior Software Engineer role, you will be an integral part of our Core Services Engineering team, focusing primarily on the continued improvement and implementation of our payment systems. You will also be executing on our product roadmaps against the back-end of our consumer and retailer (think liquor store operations) tools with aggressive timelines during rapid growth. By partnering closely with product managers, customer experience, sales, and account management teams, you will balance “having your hands on the keyboard” with leading design discussions for large projects and informing some of our largest decisions. You will also recommend new ways of doing things as we expect Senior Software Engineers to raise the bar for the team.

In this role you will:

  • Build upon and maintain our existing financial and payment systems, spearheading continuous improvement
  • Work with Product, UX, and other stakeholders to design, implement, document and maintain features for different properties of the Drizly platform
  • Participate in technical design and architecture discussions with the team
  • Write well tested, performant code and participate in code reviews with the team
  • Provide technical guidance to more junior team members
  • Work with the engineering organization to level up technical processes, code quality, and system design
  • Consult with the business on the feasibility and/or level of effort required for certain projects

The Other Stuff:

  • Competitive Salary
  • One-on-one professional coaching with an external expert
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Commuter benefits 
  • 401(K) Plan with Employer Match
  • Added perks

You do you.

Drizly is 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

For Colorado-based roles: The salary/hourly rate range for this role is $113,700 per year - $133,800 per year. You will be eligible to participate in Drizly's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award, commissions, & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://drizly.com/careers.


BEFORE YOU APPLY...

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Location

334 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

An Insider's view of Drizly

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Working at Drizly is unlike anywhere I have ever worked before. We are a welcoming bunch of super intelligent people that are all working towards the same goals. We have a lively and dynamic atmosphere where we encourage people to truly be themselves. We have a ton fun, but we do what we're here to do- make Drizly the option for alcohol, period.

Shawn

Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I work closely with the product and engineering teams on a daily basis to design features for the people who use our products. I often loop in other teams to get their expertise on our users and different parts of the business. Everyone is constantly striving to make improvements and I get great ideas from people on every team at Drizly.

Annalyse

Product Designer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I identified a need for deeper knowledge of alcohol when I joined Drizly’s Customer Experience team 2 years ago. With the support & encouragement of my team, I became our first Certified Cicerone® taking a new role in Category Management. Now I'm leveraging my unique experience to help build the best-in-class catalog for alcohol one beer at a time.

Talia

Merchandising Associate

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

As I work on complex policies and laws in the alcohol space, I try to speak very plainly when explaining the history and concepts that matter to Drizly so people don’t feel intimidated. I also try to participate in as many company events and Slack discussions that I can to build relationships which should translate to being more accessible overall.

Jaci

Vice President, Legal, Regulatory & Industry Affairs

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have helped out on the frontend, been on our infrastructure team, and worked extensively with our Rails API. In all of these roles I got to learn while doing high impact work. More recently, I was given the opportunity to be a technical lead. Drizly has made me a solid generalist that can help drive a startup’s tech forward.

Will

Senior Software Engineer

What are Drizly Perks + Benefits

Drizly Benefits Overview

At Drizly we believe people are our greatest asset and we’re building an environment where our team can authentically do their best work. As the business grows, we recognize the value of investing in our people through benefits that support their day to day at Drizly to greater perks that foster their life outside of work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
With the goal of being intentional in building pathways into our hiring funnel for historically marginalized candidates, our 2021 partnerships include Hack.Diversity and Resilient Coders.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
As of 2021, these are our affinity groups at Drizly: ● Black and Proud ● Latinx ● Jews of Drizly ● Asians at Drizly ● Women of Drizly ● LGBTQIA+ ● Drizly Parents ● Drizly IDEA
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Drizly provides weekly Yoga and HIIT classes, Calm app, and subscription to Lyra.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Drizly matches 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of annual salary.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Here at Drizly we offer up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We are a remote-first environment.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Drizly full-time employees with five years of continued service are eligible to take a one month paid sabbatical.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per week.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Drizly hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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