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Member Experience Engineer (6 month contract / Permanent) at Lyst
London, GB

Lyst is a Global Fashion Search Platform which connects millions of shoppers globally with the world’s leading fashion designers and stores, giving them a simpler, more engaging buying experience. We work in small, self-managing, autonomous teams with end-to-end responsibility for a specific customer-focused project. This structure brings together Lysters from all the disciplines that are needed to deliver the squad’s goals. We reward these squads for the impact they make and value the innovative approaches that autonomy and alignment can bring. We hire great people and get out of their way.

The Role

As a member of the Membership Experience team you’ll be working on both the backend and frontend of our core product and supporting systems. We take care of our in-house email marketing and push notification platform and parts of real estate on lyst.com. Our goal is to build features and emails that users love and make them want to come back.

What will you be working on?

  • Scale, improve and maintain our in-house email marketing and push notification platform that’s sending over 2 million personalized emails every day
  • Improve user-related pages on lyst.com
  • Work on new retentive features for lyst.com
  • Additional user promotion capability
  • Add new features and improve the UI of our in-house email marketing platform
  • Improving the signup and email capture process of lyst.com
  • You’ll primarily be working with Python (Django) and Javascript (React)
  • We are fully AWS hosted, using a range of tools and setups: ECS, Docker, CircleCI, Postgresql, Redis, SQS, SNS
  • Collaborating with product managers and designers
  • Writing unit and integration tests

 

This role will be a 6-month contract initially, but we're also open to considering permanent applications.

REQUIREMENTS

Things that matter to us:

  • You like to make things and are comfortable working on both frontend and backend
  • A/B testing is at our core, you will be data driven
  • You love trying out new things
  • Being confronted with a difficult or strange problem makes you feel like a detective that wants to crack the mystery
  • Sense of ownership over products, features and services the team looks after

BENEFITS

  • Private Healthcare by Vitality. Your health is important to us which is why we offer all employees a comprehensive healthcare scheme.
  • The Lyst Clothing Benefit. We're a fashion company so we'll give you £250 to spend on the site in Year 1, £500 in Year 2, £750 in Year 3 and £1000 from Year 4 onwards. You're going to look fantastic!
  • Time off. You get 29 days throughout the year.
  • Conferences and events. We’re big on learning and development, so all Lysters get £1500 to spend on courses and training.
  • Sports and exercise. We have regular yoga classes, table tennis, 5-a-side football and netball to encourage a healthy work-life balance
  • Team meet-ups. We get together twice a month to share some of the interesting things we’re working on internally and externally
  • Social events. Join in with board games or film nights, or start something new! You’ll find a group of people always keen to get involved.



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