Backend Engineer at Whitebox

Full-time Position

When you order something off of Amazon, and it shows up perfectly the very next day – do you ever wonder what magic must exist to make that happen? At Whitebox, that curiosity is rewarded by unveiling the inner workings behind ecommerce. 

Join an incredible, fast paced team of ecommerce experts. Whitebox has spent years building and refining ecommerce automation technology. At Whitebox, you'll learn there is no such thing as magic. Between you placing an order online and UPS showing up on your doorstep, there are a thousand steps in between. 

Within those systems, there is a growing need for data analytics, database design, API connections and server infrastructure. Whitebox is in a very fast growing state, and you'll enjoy putting your skills into production use, while learning new logistic and ecommerce technologies. 


  • Build scripts, cron jobs and scheduled tasks that take any and all human tasks to a state of high efficiency and reliability.
  • Create deployment procedures to support rapid development, continuous improvement and data confidence.
  • Build new server infrastructure to improve and expand on systems that increasingly require higher load, more processing power and more distributed analytics.
  • Design database structure and write queries of growing complexity. Stored functions, multiple joins and data aggregation are quite common.

Nice To Haves

  • Amazon MWS API experience
  • Shopify API experience
  • EmberJS Experience


  • 3 years of real world programming experience
  • Worked on solving real world problems
  • Expert in Javascript
  • Expert in MySQL
  • Knowledge of NodeJS
  • Knowledge of PHP
  • Knowledge with GIT
  • Knowledge with HTML & CSS
  • Knowledge working APIs & cURL
  • Knowledge with Bash & CRON
  • Knowledge with Linux


  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Unique fast-paced startup experience
  • Flexible hours
  • Paid time off
  • Macbook pro
  • Awesome team of super hard working people
  • Great place to work: our office is a casual environment in Canton, blocks away from several restaurants and shops, and two blocks from Patterson Park