We take pride in creating exceptional products, elegant architecture and clean, simple code.
We operate at scale. We serve a lot of traffic with consistently fast page speeds. We process massive quantities of images and data every day.
We believe in building tools and systems, gathering stats and monitoring. We automate everything so that we can spend time on more interesting projects.
We give engineers a lot of latitude because we trust in their ability to make an impact.
MySQL, memcached, nginx, Solr, RabbitMQ, Hive, AWS (EC2, Route53, S3), Splunk.
Hi, my name is Julia Alvarez and I am a junior at Brown University, pursuing a degree in computer science. You should know that I am not one of those programmers who has been coding since I was in diapers. In fact, I switched from psychology to international relations to English and finally to computer science. I "discovered" computer science after stepping into the opening day skit of Brown’s legendary CS15, an "Introduction to Object-Oriented Programing" course, and was hooked.
Nine months ago, a female engineer named Tracy Chou posed the question: Where are the numbers? Since then, over 170 companies have released their diversity numbers. Today we’re releasing Polyvore’s. Many companies focus on increasing diversity at the front of the hiring pipeline. I think it’s equally important to think about what happens *after* people join a company.