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Exciting employment opportunities within the Tenaya Capital portfolio.

Software Development Engineer - Backend at OfferUp
Bellevue, WA, US
OfferUp is on a mission to create the simplest, most trustworthy way to buy and sell locally. The free app for iOS and Android makes it easy for people to post items for sale with just a picture from their smartphones and find great deals on items nearby. Now the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S., OfferUp brings millions of people together to discover more value right where they are.

At a Glance

A top shopping app on iTunes and Google Play

$14+ Billion In Transactions in 2016

Geekwire App of Year

35+ Million Downloads

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineers to join our Backend Engineering Team. You solve problems by building things, and have a knack for efficient use of data structures and algorithms for performant services. You convert big ideas into practical designs. You don't just know the latest technology; you understand how to use it and why it exists. You will make an impact on a fast-moving, rapidly iterating engineering team; building core backend services and features for the OfferUp application.


Coding in Java and/or Python

Collaborate with front-end developers (iOS, Android, Web), on building new features, and iterating on existing features

Dedicated to optimizing the performance and scalability of the OfferUp infrastructure as the service continues to grow

Creation and implementation of significant portions of the OfferUp infrastructure

Work with the Product Managers to design and implement new features for the OfferUp Application


2 or more years professional software engineering experience

Demonstrate strong coding skills using Java, Python, C++, Go (or similar programming language)

Excellent knowledge of Data Structures and Algorithms

BS or MS in Computer Science or related discipline

Experience with web-scale applications

Be comfortable designing services on top of a cloud infrastructure like AWS

Above all, an insatiable desire and ability to learn

Must be eligible to work in the United States

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally...Come join the team and take the ride of your life!