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Sr. Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
In 2016, we founded Provi as an innovative ordering solution, aimed to disrupt the 240-billion dollar alcohol industry with a product that would move beyond the constant chaos: the texts, paper stacks, missed phone calls and lost communication that has dominated the purchasing workflow between buyers and distributors for decades.
Today, Provi is better than ever. We’ve created a best-in-class ordering solution that better connects beverage alcohol professionals across 35 states and growing, with more than 750,000 product listings that make up the most expansive and trusted database of U.S. distributor portfolios.
We are seeking a skilled and passionate Senior Software Engineer to join our team. This role involves enhancing our platform's search features, providing the API for experiences, employing technologies and products such as OpenSearch, AWS AppSync, GraphQL, and Amazon ElastiCache to ensure scalability, performance, and exceptional user experiences.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop and optimize the search capabilities and data models for our Product Catalog and Inventory, ensuring high relevance and efficiency in search results.
  • Collaborate with staff and principal engineers as well as product managers to understand challenges, prototype new ideas, and implement innovative solutions.
  • Evaluate the impact of functional requirement changes on designs and production code, and communicate these impacts to stakeholders, peers, and management.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of integration endpoints and relevant services such as Data Integrations and Pricing systems.
  • Actively participate in all phases of Agile methodology, contributing to planning, grooming, daily standups, and retrospectives.
  • Work collaboratively with other developers and teams, focusing on customer benefits and cross-functional feature delivery.

What we are looking for

  • 5+ years of experience in building scalable backend services with a focus on search and vending functionalities, using modern programming languages (e.g., Java, Ruby on Rails).
  • Proficiency in Service Oriented Architecture and building REST APIs specifically for search services. Experience with GraphQL is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of the key components of scalable web services architecture, including experience in enhancing search capabilities within these systems.
  • Experience with data modeling and working with SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g., Postgres, DynamoDB), particularly in relation to search.
  • Familiarity with building and deploying services on AWS.
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle, including design, testing, CI/CD systems, and addressing scale and performance issues in search functionalities.
  • Ability to work closely with frontend developers to ensure integration and performance optimization of backend APIs.
What you can do at Provi:
Make an impact: Work directly with the management team to help grow the business.
Find your groove and grow: Provi keeps growing and you should too. Expand your skill set, diversify your experience and develop along with us.
Enjoy competitive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K with match, Commuter Perks, Long/Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Unlimited PTO and ½ day Fridays in the Summer.
Be a part of something big: Join a dynamic and innovative team that is working to change a major industry.
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation range for this role above. Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies, and work location. Base pay is just one component of the Company's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, the Company provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO).
Provi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at jobs@provi.com.