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Lead Staff Software Engineer - Search - CX

Viagogo

Viagogo

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
StubHub is on a mission to redefine the live event experience on a global scale. Whether someone is looking to attend their first event or their hundredth, we’re here to delight them all the way from the moment they start looking for a ticket until they step through the gate. The same goes for our sellers. From fans selling a single ticket to the promoters of a worldwide stadium tour, we want StubHub to be the safest, most convenient way to offer a ticket to the millions of fans who browse our platform around the world.
About the Opportunity:
StubHub is looking for a Lead Staff Software Engineer - Full-Stack to lead, design and develop the next-generation technologies and complex features that change how millions of users explore, interact with and participate in live events worldwide. As a Lead Staff Software Engineer, you will be an integral part of developing the team's commercial and product strategy and will be expected to be equally focused on user needs and to exercise good commercial (not just technical) judgement. Our Lead Staff Software Engineers are essential for our company’s success, so they must show initiative and enthusiasm for the problems they solve.
This is a hybrid work opportunity located in New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA.
About the team:
The Search team is a segment of our Core Experience (CX) division. CX engineers oversee the end-to-end product experience for fans seeking to discover, buy, sell tickets to their favorite live events through our web and mobile platforms. The search and discovery team is responsible for powering our search function by incorporating advanced algorithms and intuitive interfaces, enabling users to effortlessly find relevant content, products and information. Our search functionality ensures a personalized experience while curating discovery features to explore new and tailored recommendations.

What You've Done:

  • 7+ years of professional experience in software development
  • 2+ years of team leadership/management experience in a hands-on capacity
  • Understanding of core JavaScript concepts, and practical experience building robust stateful web applications
  • Extensive experience in designing large scale web applications across the entire stack using multiple general-purpose programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, C#, C/C++, Javascript)
  • Previous experience designing and developing solutions to complex problems with significant business impact; focus on large-scale consumer-products is preferred
  • Proven ability to learn other coding languages, platforms, frameworks, and tools
  • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other engineers to create impactful and highly-performant web experiences

What You'll Do:

  • Lead/Manage team members and help many increase their technical capabilities, fostering a culture of inclusion, results-oriented execution, open innovation, and limitless creativity
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain impactful improvements across all StubHub’s consumer-facing properties, resulting in high-quality outcomes
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure best practices across our code
  • Manage individual initiative priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with your technical expertise

What We Offer:

  • Accelerated Growth Environment: Immerse yourself in an environment designed for swift skill and knowledge enhancement, where you have the autonomy to lead experiments and tests on a massive scale.
  • Top Tier Compensation Package: Enjoy a rewarding compensation package that includes enticing stock incentives, aligning with our commitment to recognizing and valuing your contributions.
  • Flexible Time Off: Embrace a healthy work-life balance with unlimited Flex Time Off, providing you the flexibility to manage your schedule and recharge as needed.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Prioritize your well-being with a comprehensive benefits package, featuring 401k, and premium Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance options.
  • Perks for Your Palate: Delight in the workplace perks, including free weekly lunches, a diverse selection of office snacks, and the convenience of cold-brew and kombucha kegs.
  • Team-Building Events: Engage in vibrant team events that foster camaraderie and collaboration, creating an atmosphere where your professional and personal growth are celebrated.
The anticipated gross annual base salary range for this role is $240,000 – $350,000 per year. Actual compensation will vary depending on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience, and competencies. Base annual salary is one component of StubHub’s total compensation and competitive benefits package, which also includes equity, 401(k), paid time off, paid parental leave, and comprehensive health benefits.
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About Us
StubHub is the world’s leading marketplace to buy and sell tickets to any live event, anywhere. Through StubHub in North America and viagogo, our international platform, we service customers in 195 countries in 33 languages and 49 available currencies. With more than 300 million tickets available annually on our platform to events around the world -- from sports to music, comedy to dance, festivals to theater -- StubHub offers the safest, most convenient way to buy or sell tickets to the most memorable live experiences. Come join our team for a front-row seat to the action.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity on our team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.