Principal Back End Software Engineer

Engineering San Mateo, California Santa Monica, California New York, New York Texas Pembroke Pines, Florida


About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Principal Software Engineer to be a part of our growing Infrastructure Engineering team! Your objective will be to lead (technically) the initiative that is entitled to build the foundation technology and processes for demand forecasting, inventory management, order fulfillment, and catalog management; The solutions you deliver will have to accommodate current BFA’s brands’ domestic distributed operation as well as future international operations. You need to connect your plans with real operational goals to improve efficiency throughout the all inventory related processes.

Do you have a track record working on designing efficient operation processes and information systems? Do you thrive in a high-performance, entrepreneurial environment, work well as part of a dynamic cross-functional team, and have the ability to drive product strategy and execution? If so, we want to hear from you!

What We’re Looking For

  • Worked diligently coding in Java 
  • A creative and precise problem solver
  • Strong knowledge of Spring or other similar inversion of control frameworks
  • Passionately worked on and driven large scale projects to completion
  • Familiar with third-party backend API integrations
  • Familiar with databases: schema design, queries, performance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Bonus if You Have

  • Knowledge or experience of inventory management systems or e-commerce fulfillment is highly desirable
  • Big data and analytics experience
  • Experience scaling large web applications and maintaining high availability services
  • Experience with AWS

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary & equity grants
  • Health insurance
  • Annual bonus program
  • Paid time off & work from home flexibility
  • Learning & development programs 

BFA Industries inspires everyone to express themselves, making beauty accessible for all. Through product innovation, machine learning technology, and a community-first mindset, we democratize beauty by delivering not only personalized experiences but a feeling of authentic self-expression. We’re home to the largest beauty subscription brands in the world: IPSY and BoxyCharm, as well as brand incubator, Madeby Collective, and personal care brand, Refreshments and have a beauty community that’s over 30M strong. Headquartered in San Mateo, with offices in New York, Miami, Santa Monica, and Argentina, BFA brings together a diverse group of entrepreneurial thinkers and creative problem solvers with a penchant for getting things done. 

We are an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact us.