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Jobs at GoCollect

GoCollect was started several years ago as a passion project to support the “golden age” comic collecting addiction whims of the founder. It’s since grown to one of the most-trusted sources of information and services for tens of thousands of comic book collectors.
Charlotte, NC - Open Positions

2019 will see the evolution of GoCollect into an API platform of well-designed services; meeting the needs of buyers, sellers, collectors and investors across a wide variety of antiques and collectibles. We’re well funded and treating this evolution as a startup company that’s moving beyond proof-of-concept and ready to scale.

Engineering

Role:

This role carries the opportunity to lead our engineering staff. As a Full-stack Web Developer, you’ll be involved with every aspect of the platform, acting as an engineering utility player. You’re likely to focus on development within PHP and JavaScript, but you can expect to be a key, go-to person for everything from server architecting to general debugging. You’ll work within a small, but smart and creative development team on highly impactful business solutions. You can expect involvement with envisioning, architecting, creating and maintaining services within our API as well as internal apps design to leverage it. It helps to imagine the current version of GoCollect (the comic book price guide) as simply a web app utilizing various services of the larger platform.

Tech Stack:

  • Laravel ecosystem (Spark, Nova, most Official Packages)
  • VueJS, Sass, Mix, Blade
  • Linux, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
  • AWS, Forge, Envoyer

Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities will be well-defined and tailored to a combination of your current skill set coupled with the areas of interest where you’d like to expand your craft. We’ll define them together. Our goal at GoCollect is to hire smart, hard working people that enjoy contributing to the larger success of the organization. We are all unique and rare individuals that deserve a set of responsibilities that compliment our strongest assets.

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen located near Charlotte, North Carolina
  • At least 5 years in a web development role
  • Advanced experience architecting and solutioning within a robust OOP, service-oriented environment
  • Expert knowledge of PHP
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, Frontend asset management, CSS and HTML
  • Intermediate skills working with scalable RDMS solutions (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • You know when and how to write both unit and functional tests
  • Experience building and using Restful APIs
  • Expert with: Linux at the command line, Git, deployment architecting (test, stage, production), Agile methodology
  • Comfort with: Composer, Redis, AWS Solutions, Laravel, VueJS, HTML, CSS, Scrum mastering
  • Familiar with machine learning concepts and willing to dive in to explore further
  • You’re highly motivated and easy to work with - You can clearly voice your opinion, give constructive feedback, and handle it too
  • You’re a fast learner that’s also able to quickly absorb guidance and concepts both audibly and visually
  • Willingness to mentor Junior engineering staff

Role:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be involved with nearly every engineering aspect of the platform with a general focus on PHP and JavaScript within the Laravel ecosystem. You’ll work within a small, but smart and creative development team on highly impactful business solutions. You can expect involvement with envisioning, architecting, creating and maintaining services within our API as well as internal apps design to leverage it. It helps to imagine the current version of GoCollect (the comic book price guide) as simply a web app utilizing various services of the larger platform.

Tech Stack:

  • Laravel ecosystem (Spark, Nova, most Official Packages)
  • VueJS, Sass, Mix, Blade
  • Linux, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
  • AWS, Forge, Envoyer

Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities will be well-defined and tailored to a combination of your current skill set coupled with the areas of interest where you’d like to expand your craft. We’ll define them together. Our goal at GoCollect is to hire smart, hard working people that enjoy contributing to the larger success of the organization. We are all unique and rare individuals that deserve a set of responsibilities that compliment our strongest assets.

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen located near Charlotte, North Carolina
  • At least 5 years in a web development role
  • Advanced experience architecting and solutioning within a robust OOP, service-oriented environment
  • Expert knowledge of PHP
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript
  • Intermediate skills working with scalable RDMS solutions (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • You know when and how to write both unit and functional tests
  • Experience building and using Restful APIs
  • Comfort with: Linux at the command line, Git, deployment architecting (test, stage, production), Composer, Redis, AWS Solutions, Laravel, VueJS, HTML, CSS
  • Familiar with machine learning concepts and willing to dive in to explore further
  • You’re highly motivated and easy to work with - You can clearly voice your opinion, give constructive feedback, and handle it too
  • You’re a fast learner that’s also able to quickly absorb guidance and concepts both audibly and visually
  • Willingness to mentor Junior engineering staff

Role:

Get hands-on experience to master your craft. As a Junior Software Engineer, you’ll be involved with nearly every engineering aspect of the platform with a general focus on PHP and JavaScript within the Laravel ecosystem. You’ll work within a small, but smart and creative development team on highly impactful business solutions. You can expect involvement with envisioning, architecting, creating and maintaining services within our API as well as internal apps design to leverage it. It helps to imagine the current version of GoCollect (the comic book price guide) as simply a web app utilizing various services of the larger platform.

Tech Stack:

  • Laravel ecosystem (Spark, Nova, most Official Packages)
  • VueJS, Sass, Mix, Blade
  • Linux, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
  • AWS, Forge, Envoyer

Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities will be well-defined and tailored to a combination of your current skill set coupled with the areas of interest where you’d like to expand your craft. We’ll define them together. Our goal at GoCollect is to hire smart, hard working people that enjoy contributing to the larger success of the organization. We are all unique and rare individuals that deserve a set of responsibilities that compliment our strongest assets.

Requirements

  • U.S. citizen located near Charlotte, North Carolina
  • At least 2 years in a web development role or deep web development practice
  • Comfort solutioning within a robust OOP, service-oriented environment
  • Advanced knowledge of PHP
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript
  • Comfort working within RDMS solutions (NoSQL experience is a plus)
  • Comfort writing both unit and functional tests
  • Experience using Restful APIs
  • Comfort with: Linux at the command line, Git, HTML, CSS
  • Ready to dive into (or already comfortable with): deployment architecting (test, stage, production), Composer, Redis, AWS Solutions, Laravel, VueJS
  • You’re highly motivated and easy to work with - You can clearly voice your opinion, give constructive feedback, and handle it too
  • You’re a fast learner that’s also able to quickly absorb guidance and concepts both audibly and visually
  • Willingness to be mentored by Senior engineering staff
Data Science
Full-time, Charlotte

Role:

We're currently defining this role, but very willing to accept resumes at this time. We encourage you to send your resume if you have at least 2 years experience with machine learning. You must be comfortable with advanced statistical models, hand-coding in R, and hold the ability to write Python in your sleep

Remote Positions
Editorial

Are you a natural writer? Do you enjoy speculating on which comics are heating up and cooling down? Are you good at calling the winners and losers? GoCollect is launching a speculation blog section and looking for several speculators.

This is a contract position. Writers are paid on a per-article basis. Speculators must be willing to submit at least one or up to five articles each week.

We're currently hunting for the perfect location for our Charlotte office.

Our wishlist of features includes: Breathing room for a team of about a dozen people, clean professional atmosphere, lots of nearby food options and plenty of free parking.