Senior Software Engineer

Location: CA

Department: Tech

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Party on! Come join the #1 social planning platform used by millions to organize, invite, celebrate and relive important parties and events in their lives. Since 1998 Evite has been the premier leader in making great events happen and we have even greater plans to expand our web and mobile offerings to make every aspect of getting together effortless, stress-free and a memorable experience for everyone involved.

We’re looking for an experienced full-stack Senior Software Engineer to participate in the technical design and software development of highly scalable customer facing platforms. This role will offer the flexibility of working with both browser-based technologies and server side technologies for development of full business solutions.

What makes this job awesome?

  • We are a fast-paced, energetic team that is committed to using the latest technology and research to take our products to the next level
  • We offer full benefits, 401k with matching and flexible work hours
  • Our headquarters is in Downtown LA and our office is open, fun and relaxed
  • Rich and modern mobile products with an extensive customer base giving your work broad exposure
  • A modern technology stack including Javascript ES6, React, Python, fully hosted in the cloud using Google’s Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services
  • We go to conferences, meetups, seminars and encourage ongoing professional growth.
  • A great hybrid of a well-established brand and a startup atmosphere
  • Your work gets noticed and will impact the lives of over a million people every day

What you will be doing:

  • Develop software across the full application stack for both or desktop and mobileweb experiences with particular emphasis on browser technologies
  • Collaborate with our product team and UX/UI designers for technical guidance in building elegant and deceptively simple user interfaces
  • Help lead the adoption of progressive front and back-end technologies
  • Participate in development of unit tests and code reviews
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex system issues
  • Participate in our Agile Scrum process including standups, sprint planning, and retrospectives

What we want from you:

  • At least 5 years of programming experience of commercial application stacks
  • Strong understanding of software best practices, data structures, algorithms, databases and networks
  • Thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and multi-tiered architectures
  • Strong experience with HTML/CSS and Javascript
  • Proficient in Python and Django
  • Experience with Backbone and React is a plus
  • Experience with cloud-based platforms is a plus
  • Understanding of UX/UI best practices including responsive and adaptive design
  • Experience with data modeling and access (Relational and Non-Relational)
  • Proficient working with a Unix/Linux operating system
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to expand your skill sets and learn new technologies
  • Relentless dedication and discipline in building world-class enduring software
  • BA/BS (Computer Science preferred), or equivalent experience

Note: Evite will not provide relocation assistance for this position

About Evite

With over 32 million registered users, Evite ( is the leading digital invitation and social event planning brand. Evite's free, easy-to-use invitation designs kick off six million parties and gatherings every year. With 20,000 invitations sent every hour, and party-planning tools that handle hundreds of millions of RSVPs annually, Evite is responsible for more celebrations than any other online brand. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a wholly-owned operating business of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LINTA).


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