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Company: Zulily
Location: Seattle, WA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


Zulily is a retailer obsessed with bringing our customers something special every day. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites from top brands, including clothing, home decor, accessories, toys and gifts, giving customers something new to discover each morning at an incredible price. We are fast-paced, innovative and metric-driven, with a team passionate for delighting our customers. Whether you want to work with incredible product selection, develop smart marketing plans, help us in our pursuit of faster fulfillment, or do something else awesome in between, we have a place for you. With locations in Seattle, Reno, Columbus and Bethlehem, our team is excited to be changing the way people shop every day - and we are just getting started.

Job Description Details

As a Software Engineer at Zulily, you are chartered with building the technology that powers the second fastest growing online retailer in history. Our incredible growth means we face new challenges on a consistent basis. In this position, you must explore new technologies and collaborate with other engineers to design and build a world-class mobile application. Your team ships new versions of the Android app rapidly to keep pace with Zulily's changing business. You are mindful of avoiding technical debt and you show ownership of your team's roadmap in everything you do.

What you will own, manage, and be accountable for:

• Collaborate across business teams (stakeholders) including the Android team, product management, and UX

• Occasionally take on-call responsibilities in rotation with other team members

• Research new technologies to support build vs. buy and rapid growth of the business, especially native app development

• Design in a mindset of reducing technical debt

• Develop and deploy solutions independently and as a team member from a broad perspective, working independently on specific features

• Participate in design efforts and discussions such as code reviews, design discussions, brainstorming new tools and methods

• Our team is small, agile, collaborative and highly cohesive


  • 3+ years programming experience 
  • Proficient in Java
  • Shipped at least one Android app
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing and dynamic environment
  • Predilection for thinking system wide and translate business requirements into code
  • Strong analytical skills with a data driven approach and ability to measure impact of project and product deliverables
  • Excellent software design and architecture skills with an eye toward avoiding and reducing technical debt
  • Willingness to explore new ideas and have a passion to make them happen
  • Ability to influence and communicate with others
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field required. A combination of education plus equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Preferred Education: Master's Degree

Ideal candidates will offer:

  • A strong engineering background
  • Passion for user interface and user experience
  • History of optimizing mobile applications
  • Experience consuming authenticated web services
  • Proficient and willing to test your own work
  • Prior experience in eCommerce

About Zulily, LLC

Zulily, LLC, is a retailer obsessed with bringing its customers special finds every day—all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, home decor, toys, gifts and more. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites

from top brands, giving customers something new to discover each morning. zulily was launched in 2010 and is headquartered in Seattle with offices in Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. For more information visit www.zulily.com. zulily, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, RTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, Zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, “Qurate Retail Group”), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com.


As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.

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