This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside.


Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.

OutsideShop (formerly Cairn), one of 40 brands at Outside Inc., curates and sells innovative and new-to-market products through a variety of services including subscriptions, content driven commerce, and a reverse auction. Through product, the team delivers inspiration, motivation, and knowledge to a diverse audience of passionate practitioners seeking to live an authentic, happier life. This primarily Bend based team is passionate about eCommerce, Outdoor gear, and the inspiration it provides.

This job can be 100% remote

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Understand the architecture of our existing tech stack and how data flows through it
    • Python
    • Shopify
    • GraphQL
    • Docker
    • Django
    • Celery (RabbitMQ)
    • Stripe
    • AWS
  • Have written and deployed code to production, for both small bug fixes and new releases
  • Become familiar with our product development process. We practice a modified version of the Shape Up process, and work in six week cycles.

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Collaborate within a small team of 2-3 developers and a product owner to figure out the best approach to evolve our eCommerce platform
  • Publish data into our supergraph
  • Contribute features to our new ecommerce platform

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Independently plan and develop of new features
  • Have built features in both our consumer front end and back office applications

What YOU bring to Outside: (Preferred Qualifications)

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a software engineer, including hands-on development, testing, debugging and ongoing maintenance of both new and existing code in a production environment
  • Experience creating scalable APIs using Python
  • Django or significant web experience in a similar framework
  • Experience with queries and views in SQL or Postgres
  • Comfort figuring out how code works without documentation
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills, to document and articulate technical decisions
  • Willingness to learn in areas where you have less experience in our tech stack
  • Nice to haves:
    • Previous experience in e-commerce, with Shopify or another framework
    • Experience with agile development, such as scrum or kanban
    • Some exposure to front end technologies, such as HTML, CSS, JS or React

Outside Interactive, Inc., not only celebrates diversity, we believe that having a diverse and inclusive environment is critical to our success. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran, or disability status. To support a workplace culture of belonging, we offer a number of trainings and resources including: participation in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), diversity and unconscious bias training for every employee, and encouraging team members to participate in our active and engaged internal DEI committee.

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $90,000 to $120,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors