Wiser: Senior Software Engineer
186 South St. 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02111


About us

Wiser is the leading provider of actionable data for better decisions. Wiser collects and analyzes online and in-store data with unmatched speed, scale and accuracy. The Wiser platform then blends these insights with advanced workflow software to drive business value for brands and retailers. Using a unique combination of data science and human validation, Wiser offers integrated solutions for every aspect of retail, all in one place

Job Description:

Our goal is to solve a messy problem elegantly and cost effectively.  Our job is to collect, categorize, and analyze lots of semi-structured data from lots of different places every day (20 million+ products from 500+ websites into our catalog of 500 million+ products).  We help our customers be more competitive and make more money by discovering interesting patterns in this data they can use to their advantage.

We are looking for a mid/senior level software engineer to join a team of three other engineers responsible for developing the microservice architecture that powers our data collection process.  If you have a passion for optimization, scaling, and integration challenges, this may be the role for you

What You Will Do: 

  • Think like our customers – you will work with product and engineering leaders to define solutions
  • Design/develop/extend our services and architecture to implement your solutions – you will be collaborating on some of the most important and complex parts of our system (they ingest and process millions of events every day)
  • Improve the quality of our solutions – you will hold yourself and your team members accountable to high quality standards
  • Own your work – you will take responsibility to shepherd your projects from idea through delivery into production
  • Bring new ideas to the table – some of our best innovations originate within the team

Technologies We Use: 

  • Node.js, Python, React, Redux
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Postgres, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Snowflake, RabbitMQ


  • 5-7+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Math or related technical field
  • Large scale MicroServices platform experience 
  • Solid understanding of AWS, Linux and infrastructure concepts
  • RDMS & SQL programming experience
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, make pragmatic decisions, and adapt to changing business needs
  • Focus on results: shipping software that matters to the company and the customer
  • Ability to maintain regular and reliable work attendance. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.

Bonus Points: 

  • Understanding of big data/NoSQL solutions (MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Snowflake, etc.)
  • Passion for data, analytics, or machine learning.
  • Experience working within a retail or ecommerce environment.