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Senior Full-Stack Engineer

at Sotheby's

Posted: 8/6/2020
Job Reference #: 3274

Job Description

Job LocationsUS-NY-New York
Posted Date3 months ago(5/21/2020 10:22)
Digital Media/Product&Tech
Position Type
Full Time (A)


About Sotheby's

Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Today, Sotheby’s remains synonymous with innovation, with a global network of over 1500 employees located in 80 offices in 40 countries around the globe. In addition to worldwide auctions, we offer Sotheby’s Financial Services, the only full-service art financing company. Sotheby’s also presents private sale opportunities in 70+ categories, including S|2, the gallery arm of Global Fine Art Division, and three retail businesses: Sotheby’s Wine, Sotheby’s Diamonds, and Sotheby’s Home. For advisory we offer services for private collectors, museums, corporations, artists, estates and foundations

The Role

You have a passion for crafting intuitive and delightful user experiences, and wish to tackle hard product and engineering challenges working in concert with smart people. You have the ability to take on complex problems, learn quickly, iterate, and persist towards a good solution. You are adamant about studying customer needs and enabling their success through our products


  • Build, optimize, and maintain user-facing web features that help art and design lovers sell objects online
  • Design elegant abstractions, shareable libraries, and robust APIs
  • Work closely with product managers, engineers, designers, and stakeholders across the company
  • Communicate persuasively with peers to inspire cooperation
  • Mentor, pair, and delegate work to encourage the growth of others
  • Make well-reasoned decisions that inspire and energize others
  • Provide technical leadership so that others can contribute confidently
  • Help recruit, interview, and generally make Sotheby’s a great home for developers


  • 5+ years of experience in full-stack web development building scalable and responsive web-based applications
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python, Ruby, JavaScript, Java, or Go
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3 web standards
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience with front end technologies and/or front end frameworks
  • Experience with Docker and AWS preferred

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