Sr. Web Developer

Engineering Toronto, Ontario


Description

The Opportunity:

As a Sr. Web Developer, you’ll help implement technology strategy for a team that works with a variety of applications and distribution channels. These channels allow us to extend the reach of our ticket marketplace beyond the borders of our website and app, leveraging existing customer networks in a variety of verticals - including loyalty programs, financial institutions, travel providers, hotel operators, e-commerce marketplaces, and distribution partners across North America.

As a senior member of the team, you will help set the direction of the design and development of our evolving, high traffic marketplace. You will be a subject matter expert in the department that will bring new and innovative solutions to the table, encourage team members, and champion technology improvements that will span across all our core applications.

Our Engineering department is made up of cross functional Agile development teams that deploy to AWS production environments on demand, multiple times a day. You’ll tackle some of the most difficult challenges scaling an ecommerce marketplace by developing creative and intuitive features that maximize value and efficiency across the organization.

This role will be part of a team responsible for product ownership of Web and APIs, but also plays a large role working with business stakeholders to define features that deliver value and an exceptional experience for our customers. You’ll work with a team of engineers to refactor and update and develop new features, setting a site wide standard UI/UX and APIs.

 To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Career experience developing Web based, Distributed and Multi-Tier architecture using core JavaScript and modern front end web technologies
  • Career experience developing Web based, Distributed and Multi-Tier architecture using Python or other major platforms (Ruby, Java, Scala, Clojure, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of raw JavaScript (ES5 / ES6), Single Page Application Frameworks (we use Vue.js), CSS3, and HTML5
  • Experience with Django/ Flask, REST, APIs, and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience with unit and integration testing
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Proficient in SQL and relational database modeling
  • Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting the customer first

What We Offer:

Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats puts you front and center at the opportunity to scale our best in class platform that allow our fans to sit closer and experience more.

At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create.

Location:

101-30 Duncan street,
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2C3

This position will start remotely, Vivid Seats has offices located in Toronto and Chicago.