Postscript (W19)
A conversational commerce platform for Shopify merchants.

Product Engineer, Fullstack

$100k - $140k0.01% - 0.10%

Remote
Full-time
1+ years
About Postscript

Postscript is building a text message marketing automation platform specifically for ecommerce. Backed by Y Combinator (YC W19) and other top VCs, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help scale the company.

About the role

Skills: Flask, Python, React, TypeScript, PostgreSQL

Postscript is redefining marketing for ecommerce companies. By introducing SMS as an entirely new channel for ecommerce stores to engage, retain, and convert their customer base, brands are seeing huge ROI with Postscript. Backed by Y Combinator and other top investors, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help build a world class go-to-market (GTM) organization.

As a Product Engineer at Postscript, you will utilize strong software engineering and product skills to build and maintain products across our backend and frontend systems. Our backend stack is a Python (Flask) API with a PostgreSQL database hosted on AWS, and our frontend stack is a modern React app that leverages Styled components, Storybook, and Cypress integration tests. Your passion for building great products, especially in early-stage companies, will lead you to have a meaningful positive impact on both the product and the company. We are massively scaling and growing our Engineering Team in 2021, and this is one of many positions available. All positions at Postscript are fully remote.

Primary Duties

  • Build products that deliver customer value and/or business value through software engineering and product development skills
  • Contribute to technical and product design decisions to get work done including weighting trade-offs of customer value, technical constraints, and business priorities
  • Work closely with others, including engineers, designers, and product managers as part of a cross-functional product team, to deliver a beautiful, world-class product
  • Take ownership and get creative with your solutions

Requirements

  • Experience building or directly contributing to a great product
  • A proven career as a software engineer developing full stack applications
  • Experience using Python (Flask and SQLAlchemy a plus) and JavaScript (React a plus)
  • Experience building applications on AWS services (Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, and others)
  • Experience with relational databases, proficient in SQL, and experience with database modeling (PostgreSQL a plus)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, translating complex technical requirements into easy to follow direction and documentation

What we’ll love about you

  • Experience building or directly contributing to a great product
  • Comfortable working outside your strengths and knowing how to partner with others to get work done
  • Experience shaping the end product through active contribution in product conversations and other settings
  • Passion for customers/users and delivering value to them
  • 80/20 - regularly achieves 80% of the value with 20% of the work
  • Passion for early stage companies and the opportunity to be responsible for owning and improving a new, fast-growing code base
  • Great communicator and love helping others
  • Empathy for users
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Remote work experience is a plus

Technology

Our backed stack is a Python (Flask) API with a PostgreSQL database hosted on AWS. Our frontend is built with React JS and Bootstrap.

The tech is not fancy, but are obsessed with building high-quality product and providing world-class customer service. Our goal is to help our customers deliver "the right message to the right person at the right time", which eventually means driving smarter automated messages through data science and ML.

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