Medusa is hiring a
Software Engineer

Medusa is a commerce platform with a built-in framework for customization. We built Medusa after learning that all commerce companies always need some level of customization – even if they try to avoid it. Existing solutions force you to do hacky workarounds.We are offering a better way.Medusa has become the most popular open-source commerce project in under three years. Ahead of us is an enormous opportunity to build the platform that will power all digital commerce applications – existing and new. We are looking for great minds prepared to go the distance to build a once-in-a-generation company.About MedusaMedusa had its first commit in 2020, raised the first round of capital in 2021, and became the largest open-source commerce project on GitHub in 2022. Today, Medusa counts a 10k developer community, has crossed +1M npm downloads, and has raised $9M in funding. Yet, we are only just getting started.For the past few years, the team has been fully focused on developing an open-source platform with modules for core commerce logic such as carts, customers, products, and order management. In combination with our framework for customization, we allow commerce companies of all sizes to build scalable and robust applications with custom business logic living natively in their stack.Our tools have been adopted by thousands of developers at companies ranging from the world's largest enterprises to fast-growing startups across +40 countries.The next big product leap is a cloud platform, bringing an unprecedented developer experience and native customization capabilities to commerce companies on hosted infrastructure.Building Medusa CloudAll commerce companies need some level of customization. Our open-source product and modular architecture provide the foundation to support this. We have proven this. However, companies using Medusa currently need to manage their own infrastructure. This is a burden and requires dedicated resources to build and maintain.We want to develop a cloud platform that sits on top of our open-source product, providing them with managed scalable infrastructure without compromising their customization capabilities. Working directly with our founding team, you will help shape how we structure some of the core parts of this new product domain and own implementation of these parts end-to-end.Examples of what you could work onA platform application with business logic related to accounts, projects, and environmentsA workflow engine to orchestrate actions spanning multiple - possibly distributed - servicesA bundler to create highly optimized bundles for serverless environmentsA search engine to read, filter, and sort data living in distributed data storesA product module that includes all business logic related to product informationWho you areYou enjoy solving highly complex problemsYou have extensive backend engineering experienceYou want to accomplish the seemingly impossibleYou like to work hardYou despise a bad developer experienceYou are comfortable in a fast-paced environmentWorking at MedusaWe are a small team of 16 people, and we move fast.In your role, you will explore a new, exciting product area of Medusa and work closely with our founding team to shape it. This means you need to be comfortable under uncertainty and be ready to take up a lot of responsibility from day one.What you getOpportunity to build a generational companyHighly passionate and gifted co-workersIncredibly complex problems to solveCompetitive salary based on experience and qualificationsGenerous options package - in the best 10% among peersAutonomous workHealth coverage in the USWhat we valueHard workWe are tackling the problems that no one else in our space has dared to. At Medusa, you’ll work hard to solve some of the most complex challenges in engineering.Great workWe build exceptional tools so other companies can build exceptional products. Everyone in our organization is passionate about our mission and eager to deliver their best work.Collaborative workWe help our colleagues succeed. Give candid feedback. Tell them what they did right and what they can do better. Only this way can we improve.Please mention the word **OUTPERFORMED** and tag RNDQuMTkyLjE4LjE1NQ== when applying to show you read the job post completely (#RNDQuMTkyLjE4LjE1NQ==). This is a beta feature to avoid spam applicants. Companies can search these words to find applicants that read this and see they're human.


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April 27, 2024
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