Software Engineer at Shutterstock

The Opportunity:

Shutterstock is looking for top technologists to help build and drive the future of our core Transactions platform and user experience.
You will be working with diverse, highly motivated and extremely talented engineers on a modern technology stack. Our core belief is that the customers are our number one priority so we work hard to deliver value to them with everything we do. We believe strongly in team ownership of systems, from defining the vision of our services to prioritizing our projects.
Positions can be filled as Hybrid, where you divide your work between office and home, in any of our North American offices, or fully remote anywhere in North America.


● Contributing to all aspects of the services under the team’s ownership, which includes design, implementation, refactoring, automated testing, deployment, and uptime of the services.
● Helping other team members grow as engineers through code review, pairing, and mentoring.
● Improving internal team processes by keeping what's working, throwing away what's not.
● Collaborating on the vision of the services under the team's ownership.
● Building the technology the right way: for us, this means simple, well-tested systems that
gradually grow over time, and that provide plenty of insight into production performance.
● Engineers are expected to support systems they develop in production which involves on-call. The actual periods and frequency vary by team.


● Relevant frontend software development experience.
● Experience using libraries and frameworks such as React, Next.js or similar.
● Strong knowledge of how the Web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, etc.)
● Experience working with RESTful API’s.
● Ability to craft simple and elegant solutions to complex problems.
● Solid software development fundamentals (Data Structures, design patterns, algorithms, problem-solving, and system architecture).
● Passionate about what you do and care deeply about the things you build.
● Able to clearly communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.
● Strong understanding of continuous delivery, writing unit tests, and automated testing.
● BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related experience.

Bonus Skills:

● We primarily work with Next.js and Node.js so experience with these technologies is a definite bonus.
● TypeScript development experience.
● Experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, Cloudfront, etc.
● Familiarity with RDBMS or NoSQL databases.
● Experience with eCommerce; carts, payment processing, compliance.
● Experience building event-driven or message-driven architectures using tools like RabbitMQ and Kafka.
● Experience with Docker or Kubernetes.
● Experience working in an agile environment.

Shutterstock Principles

We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers and Contributors. Our principlesrepresent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock. If you are passionate about what you do, and want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.

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