Engineering at Shopify

At Shopify, our mission is to make commerce better for everyone. Whether it’s crafting a mobile interface or designing software to maximize developer productivity, Shopifolk love building software and solving problems at scale.

Hear from Shopify Engineers and Developers

Ideas come from everyone—from our most senior leadership to our Dev Degree interns. Here are a few stories from the people building Shopify.

Jean-Michel Lemieux

Chief Technology Officer

This month-long adventure is my choice for Intermission, a four-week leave for Shopify employees that have been with the company for five years. I’ve been leading the company’s engineering organization for that long now, but my journey to get here started years before that.

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Kirsten Westeinde

Development Manager

It’s very rare that we as software developers get an opportunity to build a system from scratch, much less one that we already have a really good product context on. While the problem that needed to be solved was technically challenging, we had all the product information we needed, and access to experts in almost every technology here at Shopify.

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Lawrence Mandel

Director of Production Engineering

You may think that managing remote teams is hard, and it is, but there are real benefits that you can achieve by being open to remote employees and building a remote team. Let’s talk about the benefits of a remote team, how to build your remote team, and how to set your people up to succeed.

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Working at Shopify

Shopify is the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform, with no plans to slow down. Working here, you’ll ship on quality instead of on time. Our teams continuously deploy new code on a large scale to support hundreds of thousands of online stores, and hundreds of millions of requests a day. With both entrepreneurs and household brands depending on us for their livelihood, it’s a tough, but incredibly rewarding responsibility.

We’re looking for passionate problem solvers. What are you looking for?

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Conferences and Events

One of Shopify’s core values is being a constant learner—we thrive on new experiences, skills, and practices. Most of all, we love to share our knowledge with the community. Visit us at these upcoming conferences or listen to one of our engineering talks.