Senior Software Engineer and Product Owner

Zinc - permanent

United States

02 Mar

Applicants must reside in: United States

Zinc is hiring an Engineering Owner for the Buy API( The Buy API performs thousands of automated orders per day across several different marketplaces for hundreds of different customers. The Engineering Owner will be responsible for all aspects of this ordering API. You will be expected to:

  • Work with our SRE/Devops lead to ensure API reliability and monitor uptime
  • Write, debug, maintain, and test two core components which drive or support most of Zinc’s products
  • ZincAPI - a TypeScript codebase backed by MongoDB which acts as an API gateway and tracks orders.
  • Our browser automation toolkit(similar to Selenium) which preforms automated ordering written in Python and JavaScript.
  • Develop new features in these codebases based on customer requirements
  • Implement support for ordering on new marketplaces
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Work with our support team to support customers using the Buy API


  • Self starting, autonomous, and hands-on.
  • Skilled in TypeScript/Javascript, Python, and Mongo
  • Comfortable working as part of a distributed(remote) team
  • Based in the USA

Previous web automation or scraping experience is preferred but not required.

Salary and Perks

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote-friendly culture - work where you want
  • Flexible schedule - work when you want
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401(k)

About Zinc

Zinc is the secret backbone of e-commerce. Our team builds listing creation, inventory management, repricing, and fulfillment software currently used by tens of thousands of the top Amazon and eBay sellers. We power the product catalog for dozens of US and international e-commerce sites. Our founders and lead engineers hail from MIT and have worked at top-tier Silicon Valley companies including Palantir, Stripe, Dropbox, Nest, and Optimizely. Our software powers small businesses, public companies, resellers, and brands, for whom we process over $250 million in sales per year.


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