Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022


We're looking for a proven backend software engineer to get on the ground floor of building and launching a category-defining SaaS product. You will work directly alongside the VP of Engineering and the founders in addition to having an opportunity to become a leader within the engineering department as the team grows. You are our dream candidate if you demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Bias for action: You have a demonstrated ability to collaborate and inspire action across Engineering, Product, Design, Operations and Business Development teams
  • Data is your jam: You enjoy and have experience with data aggregation, event sourcing, and API design.
  • Hands on: You thrive in a role where you can dive in, get your hands dirty, and be a drive key technical strategic decisions and empowering others to build
  • Growth mindset: You are excited to dive into an early stage team and believe in validated learning. You understand the tradeoffs of limited startup resources and time to go-to-market.
  • User focused: Passion for meeting face-to-face with launch customers, traveling to scope future iterations of the product build, and playing an active role in engineering strategy.

The Benefits

  • Remote Friendly: Distributed team focused on culture + results v. proximity. Availability to collaborate on U.S. timezone–friendly hours is a must.
  • Offsites: Quarterly company get-togethers with a hackathon theme.
  • PTO: Unlimited - and a culture that empowers you to take it.
  • Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental + 401k.
  • Parental Leave: 12 weeks of paid time.
  • Co-working stipend: Every employee is offered monthly access to a local co-working facility.
  • Equity: Above market equity and compensation packages.
  • Sabbatical: 1 month, paid, beginning after 4 years of employment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Experience: 3+ years of building experience at a startup or other high-growth company, ideally during the early product launch phase
  • Tech Stack: JavaScript, Python, AWS
  • Architecture: EDA - specifically: Event Sourcing, API design
  • Nice to have: Machine learning using Tensorflow, React, at least one server technology (Java/C++/Golang)
  • Bonus!: Experience working in SaaS, supply chain and/or mobility technologies modernizing the way goods and people are transported.