Senior Software Engineer (Full-Stack)



Emissary is helping B2B companies better sell into the enterprise. We do this by providing sellers with high-touch, customer-specific sales intelligence. We have built a matching network to connect sellers with former decision-makers at the companies they’re trying to sell into. These ‘Emissaries’ act as deal coaches, providing insight at each phase of the sales process. As a result, Sellers close more deals, faster. The next phase of our growth is to build products that integrate our operational and matching processes into a delightful customer user experience that scales to meet demand for this service through establishing a marketplace and automated matching.

Backed by Google Ventures, Canaan Partners, and G20 Ventures, Emissary is the world’s first knowledge network for enterprise sales teams.



About the Role

Emissary is now building a marketplace for our sales intelligence service, and growing all aspects of our core product. We’re ramping up our engineering team to achieve those goals. We’re looking for senior software engineers to help us mature and grow our practices, scale as we build customer-facing product and take on exciting projects including data cleansing, core product development and automated matching.


What you'll do

  • Dive in on core product, helping with better search and matching, as well as a marketplace experience that all need to be built -- we've got customers waiting and some great ideas to test. You’ll work with product directly to handle the backlog in your product area(s).
  • Collaborate on the future product and technical vision with the engineering team and company leadership.You’ll be expected to brainstorm with business and engineering members, and own impact and metrics in your area.
  • You’ll be accountable for leading entire components, and delivering against team key results and shipping. We’ll support you with everything you need, and team leadership, to ensure you’re successful and growing in your career.


Things you're good at

  • Shipping: Delivering great products that, are functional, timely and well-designed, and you're proud of on a regular basis.
  • UI/UX and API: You're a full stack engineer and are skilled at crafting efficient reusable front-end components, as well as back-end API components, efficiently abstracted and designed.
  • Architecture: Getting it done is important. Getting it done in a way that is repeatable, designed with growth in mind, and optimizes for business critical metrics is important as well.


You might like us if

  • You're excited by marketplaces, B2B, or passionate about the future of work.
  • You're motivated by problems that real businesses have and want clear validation of a need.
  • You're looking for an NYC startup that is legitimately ambitious, building an engineering culture, and one that is growing its engineering team while maturing its practices.
  • You're OK with dealing with uncertainty, and helping other engineers work through it as well.

Our technical stack is reactJS, Python, mySQL and elasticSearch, running on Google App Engine and Cloud, but we're above all else pragmatic -- the right tool for the right job is what we care most about.

We are committed to meeting, supporting, and working with people from underrepresented groups in engineering.


What we're looking for

  • Computer science degree or noteworthy equivalent project experience
  • Strong communication and team collaborative skills
  • Interest in growing as a software engineer and helping to set standards
  • Highly organized incl. strong time management skills
  • Extensive software project experience, including several products from conception to launch and ongoing operations. SaaS and marketplace experience is a bonus.
  • Very goal oriented; ability to set goals and looks forward to over-achieving goals
  • Familiarity with react.JS is a plus; Angular/Node or JavaScript skills are must-haves; Strong back-end skills in component and API design, preferably in Flask/Python is great.
  • Hunger to learn and grow in a start-up environment
  • Experience with Cloud is a requirement; Google Cloud is a plus



Working at Emissary
Emissary’s mission is to transform the way the world gathers intelligence by empowering people to share their experiences.

Located in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown, we are a fast-growing tech startup with a scrappy, get it done mentality --  not to mention we were named a top NYC startup to watch in 2017.

We have great benefits - healthy maternity/paternity leave, Berkshires retreats, healthcare, 401k, team lunches, and more - but to us, the biggest perk is the opportunity to do great work with great people. To foster this great atmosphere, we take to heart these core values:

-  HONESTY: we believe in communication that is candid and straightforward while still being empathetic.
-  DIVERSITY: we seek to create a satisfying and diverse work environment.
-  THOUGHTFULNESS: we ask the tough questions and are always up for an engaged discussion.
-  EMPOWERMENT: we give people the ownership they need to do great work, and hold each other to high standards to get that work done.

  If this role sounds like you, please send along your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!


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