Staff Fullstack Engineer



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024
This role is based out of our corporate office in Boston. We are a hybrid work environment with three days a week in the office.

About The Role

Labviva’s marketplace is a two-sided e-commerce platform which allows enterprise clients to connect their scientists and laboratory administrators to millions of scientific products offered by a variety of different vendors.

As a Staff Fullstack Engineer on the Marketplace Team, you will help advance our core purchasing platform to provide a modern e-commerce experience specifically tailored for scientific users. This includes allowing scientists to search millions of data rich records when ordering equipment, chemicals, and lab consumables while providing suppliers with rich analytics about marketplace behavior.

You are a fit for the role if you enjoy creating comprehensive end-to-end solutions within a collaborative environment. Experience with e-commerce platforms or enterprise web applications is a plus. You are thoughtful in your approach to design and engineer solutions that meet business demands while optimizing for system health, security, and long-term maintenance.

How You Will Contribute

  • Act as a technical lead for various initiatives including designing and implementing new features and advancing the technologies our platform uses
  • Mentor, support, collaborate with, and learn from other members of the team as well as other key stakeholders across the company
  • Ship new code on a daily basis covering the following areas:
    • Frontend features, components, designs, and general architecture supporting everything a user needs to do on our site
    • Backend services supporting the entire marketplace including interfacing with data pipelines and supporting the frontend
    • External integrations with third parties including different product information and order placement APIs
    • Search infrastructure and optimizations for scientific use-cases
What You Bring To The Team

  • You have a history of tackling large and complex problems and turning them into executable solutions
  • You have experience as an owner/SME of technical & functional product areas
  • You thrive in an open-ended environment where complex problems have many potential solutions that need to be identified, defined, and broken down in a systematic, repeatable, reliable, and scalable way
  • You understand how to drive successful results for team-based projects

Experience with one or more of the following is a plus

  • Deep knowledge of an area of our stack:
    • Next.js and React
    • Typescript, Node.js, and backend frameworks including Nest.js and Typeorm
    • PostgreSQL utilizing Aurora
    • Kafka
    • Kubernetes and Docker
  • Architecting and working in a Service Oriented Architecture environment
  • Designing and implementing enterprise-level modern frontend architecture
  • E-commerce platform experience
  • Procurement for scientific applications
  • Utilizing and tuning Elasticsearch for search applications
  • Experience maintaining and replatforming legacy platforms, for example LAMP stack

About The Company

Labviva is on a mission to accelerate the pace of life science research. We connect researchers with suppliers of reagents, chemicals and instrumentation in an intuitive user-friendly platform that supports the priorities of scientists while staying compliant with purchasing rules.

We are a venture-funded start-up that acknowledges that the unique contributions of each team member drive our success. We commit to creating a diverse and inclusive workspace where people can make a positive impact. At Labviva, we invest in our employees and strongly believe that a culture of respect and support drives success for all involved.

We provide a competitive set of benefits including but not limited to a hybrid – office work option, health benefits, flexible time off, parental leave, competitive salary and equity, and Thursday company lunches.

We are an equal opportunity employer and building a diverse team is our top priority. At Labviva, we celebrate all. Help us build an inclusive community that will transform the life sciences industry. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws, regulations, or ordinances.