Senior Full-Stack Engineer

NakedPoppy • Posted April 30th

Software Development
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NakedPoppy is a venture-backed startup that uses machine learning and photo analysis to recommend clean beauty and skincare. We’ve created a platform to enable customers to confidently shop for clean beauty online by screening for the best ingredients and providing valuable guidance.

The Senior Full-Stack Developer should have a high-level understanding of the web technology ecosystem and be excited to think through projects on multiple levels, from architecture to variable names. They will problem-solve in a fast-moving environment where they will be empowered to critically think through, then implement solutions.

NakedPoppy's engineering organization is a small, close-knit team with a positive and customer-centric collaborative culture. You would be working with the Product and Data Science teams to create a robust system for real-time data processing. As a Full-Stack Engineer, you will collaborate with the team to build, maintain, and improve NakedPoppy’s microservices and UI, contribute to our CI pipeline, and build- and test-infrastructure, as well as develop tools and automation for internal users. You'll have an opportunity to make a big impact by building out new features and contributing to early-stage decisions at an exciting time.

We have a distributed team, so this is a remote role with the expectation that you are able to overlap with prime business hours PST. As a company, we are attuned to the need for a work-life balance and provide ample time off as well as flexible schedules. We are also open to a part-time arrangement.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Engineering, Product, and Data Science teams to build out new features using JavaScript (Node.js/React), Python (Flask), and PostgreSQL within the AWS ecosystem
  • Collaborate on features, refactors, and infrastructure for testing and alerting
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Think critically and communicate graciously

Our Tech stack includes:

  • AWS (RDS, Elastic Beanstalk,
  • SQL (PostgreSQL)
  • Python (flask)
  • JavaScript (Node.js and React)

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing, building on, and deploying to AWS or a comparable cloud services platform
  • 3+ years of experience building applications that integrate with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Proficient in Python and JavaScript
  • API Design
  • 2+ years of React Experience
  • Enjoys looking at problems from different perspectives
  • Comfortable brainstorming both technical and non-technical solutions in response to business needs
  • An interest in the beauty industry, as you'll be spending a lot of time thinking about it!
  • Experience working for startups


  • B2C experience