Staff Software Engineer - OPEN TO REMOTE at The RealReal

We’re seeking a Staff Engineer for the Consignor side of our business. On our Consignor team, your work will improve product intake funnels, user account pages related to their sales, customer payment processes, and integrate with tools used by business units such as Sales, Marketing and Business Intelligence. As a Staff Engineer you will be the point person for team and project technical direction, a strong partner to the Engineering Manager, and an active hands-on contributor. The team will rely on you as a mentor and a shepherd of good engineering practices.

** Open to anywhere in the U.S.**

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Provide technical direction and mentorship for your team of fellow engineers
  • Partner with engineering and product management to review stories and ensure optimal resource allocation
  • Coordinate cross-team engineering efforts and determining technical requirements
  • Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback
  • Produce high quality, performant, testable code
  • Contribute to the team’s consistent, measurable velocity
  • Deploy to production frequently
  • Help define technical strategy and architecture

What You Bring To The Role

  • 8+ years of professional web-application development experience and 2+ years leading/mentoring a high-performance engineering team
  • Fluency with any of Ruby, Elixir, Erlang or another object-oriented programming language
  • Strong understanding of web technologies: HTML5, Javascript, CSS/SASS, REST, JSON
  • Strong understanding of web-app performance fundamentals and related dev tools
  • Strong database fundamentals and experience with MySql or PostgreSQL
  • Experience using async message queues such as Kafka
  • Mastery of git and Github workflows
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience with Microservices architecture
  • Strong understanding of the Agile methodology and Scrum
  • Nice to have: Experience with Salesforce

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