Wish is hiring a

Sr. Software Engineer

Auckland, New Zealand

Leading eCommerce company Wish (www.wish.com) is exploring the establishment of a Software Development Center in Auckland!  The company is seeking experienced and dedicated Software Engineers to fill a number of roles on this new team.

About Wish:
Founded in 2010, Wish has quickly grown to become one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies.  With over 500 million users, 1 million merchants and over 200 million items in our marketplace, it’s no wonder that Wish is the #1 shopping app in 40+ countries on the Google Play store, and #1 shopping app in 20+ countries on Apple App Store.  Wish is also the most & best reviewed shopping app (#1 on Google Play & #2 on Apple App Store).

We are transforming commerce by blending traditional, local small business and global eCommerce to deliver an affordable, convenient and personalized, mobile shopping experience. Our sophisticated machine learning algorithms match consumer demand with merchant supply in a fun, interactive and incredibly effective way that drives user engagement and purchases through browsing the app, with many items available for pick-up at local businesses.

Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable, quality goods on a global scale while delighting our customers and merchants with an unbeatable user experience.  We are also strengthening communities by partnering with small businesses, bringing them new revenue opportunities and new customer relationships.  At Wish you’ll have the opportunity to build and deploy cutting edge technology while connecting the world through inclusive commerce.

About the role:
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for the development of new features and products for the Wish Commerce ecosystem.  Projects will include back-end development, Mobile UI / UX work and API Integrations.  Although we do not expect engineers to be experts across the “Full Stack,” we do have opportunities for engineers who have expertise in one of these areas and sufficient intellectual curiosity to learn about other disciplines.  As a Sr. Engineer on the team, you would also be directly involved in designing technical solutions to business challenges / opportunities while mentoring more junior engineers in their development.

At Wish, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the following technologies:

  • Swift, Xcode, Kotlin, MVVN
  • React / Redux
  • HTML / CSS
  • JavaScript  / JS Libraries (angular, etc)
  • Python
  • Go (Golang)
  • Java
  • Spark
  • MongoDB 
  • RESTful API
  • AWS

About you:

As a Sr. Software Engineer at Wish, you will be asked to challenge traditional thinking through Micro-experimentation driven innovation.  You will help develop and deploy cutting edge technical solutions that enhance the lives of millions of people globally.  You must have a Computer Science degree from a well known University, plus the 6+ years of experience as a Software Developer / Engineer in a High Tech company.   Experience in eCommerce is a plus but not required. 

If you are excited by the prospect of building Wish’s presence in Auckland from the ground up, submit your resume to us directly for consideration.  

*Note:  Resume submissions by employment agencies are not welcome and will be considered “gratis” with no fee due should the individual be hired by Wish or an affiliate at any time in perpetuity.

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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