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Software Engineer, Core Infrastructure
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

The core infrastructure team is responsible for designing the tools, platforms, and best practices leveraged by the entire engineering organization. As a member of the team, you will have an opportunity to shape Wish's infrastructure from the ground up as we move from an outdated monolithic architecture to a modern service oriented architecture. You will be joining a small team of smart, driven, and collaborative engineers as we work to create a reliable, scalable, and performant infrastructure. If you are someone who takes ownership and can achieve high-level goals without clearly defined solutions, then we have a place for you here.

Core infrastructure at Wish prioritizes OSS usage and development, see some of what we've published here:

We occasionally blog about our open source, see a recent post here:

What you'll be doing

* Designing and implementing the services and tools we need to manage and scale a service oriented architecture, e.g. service discovery, global rate limiting, distributed tracing, container orchestration, and more.
* Operating and maintaining the database infrastructure for one of the largest deployments of MongoDB in the world.
* Performance engineering of critical bottlenecks throughout the stack
* Systematically debugging issues across the stack down to the root cause.
* Evangelizing best practices to the wider engineering organization.
* Participate in core infra's on-call rotation to ensure that Wish's infrastructure is highly available for our customers and internal devs.

Who you are

* At least 5+ years of experience.
* Deep expertise with distributed systems and linux system internals.Mastery of one or more programming languages.
* Python or Go preferred.
* Experience with large-scale multi datacenter environments.
* B.S. degree or equivalent experience.
* Familiarity with AWS, MongoDB, Salt, and Docker/Kubernetes is a plus.

Company Description

Wish is transforming the way the world shops by offering a convenient and personalized mobile shopping experience. Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable quality goods to be accessible for everyone on a global scale. Wish selectively brings together world-class talent with a passion for connecting relevant products to the global population.

Learn more about us:

Intro to Wish

Our CEO discusses Wish


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Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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