About the Role
We are looking for a Senior Python Back End Engineer to work remotely. You'll join us in obsessing about transformational technology as part of our backend team.
You should have experience and a proven ability to use experimental ideas to develop new solutions, build new products, and create new concepts.
We are industry veterans and data-scientists using innovative technology to fearlessly reinvent the future of freight. As the nerds of logistics’, we seek intelligence in data to solve deep rooted inefficiencies in the industry.
We give shippers, brokers and carriers access to our data connections that link supply and demand and a suite of award-winning solutions to strike the perfect balance of cost and service.
We’re creating a more efficient and environmentally responsible way to move more with less.
Technical Skills & Qualifications
5+ years of programming experience building and maintaining services, most of them in Python
Be passionate about creating clean, highly maintainable, and structured code, supported by unit and integration tests
Building blocks. Experience with architectural design patterns for services (client-server, event sourcing, MVC, etc)
Collaboration with Front End. Experience developing REST APIs as so you can also collaborate on its definition together with frontend developers
Extra points if you have written, deployed and maintained Go services in production
Experience with AWS, Kubernetes and Terraform are a plus
You’re very comfortable communicating in English (both written and spoken)
Troubleshooting. You're good at identifying the source of bugs, know how to dig into the code that may be causing the outstanding issue, and work to resolve any issues that come up
Curiosity. You're keen on learning new technologies and tools as well as evaluating their pros and cons. You're a pragmatic programmer.
You ask questions and are hungry to learn more
Partner with product managers an lead designers in creating effective experiences that will simplify routine tasks for our users
Introduce innovative design solutions to our processes translated into useful interfaces
Apply a data-driven design strategy and make sure that your reports achieve their goals while maintaining a high bar of quality
Use any tool necessary (wireframes, images, sketches) to generate solutions, communicate your ideas and present flows that consider every step of the experience
Define success metrics for products and bring in-depth analysis for your team to help them take user-centered decisions
Lead research and present evidence that brings visibility to the user experience of Loadsmart products
Discuss good practices for software modularization and feel comfortable suggesting contributions to build our set of internal guidelines and shared code
Together with other team members, be responsible for the whole lifecycle of an application or service, from conception, specification, development, testing, support, bug fixing and decommission
Take part in the decision making of writing clean and simple architecture design systems and tools
Create tests, automation scripts, and configure Continuous Integration tools
Assist our less experienced engineers with their questions on Python's features and quirks
Collaborate with other team members to work on applications and services written in Python
Review Pull Requests from the other members of the team
Why Work with Us
We are a growing team of passionate and experienced engineers. We build and maintain services written in Python and Go in AWS Lambda and Kubernetes, using Terraform to manage our infrastructure, Kinesis for event streaming, and several other technologies - we strive to use the best tool that suits our needs.
We have public facing APIs as well as internal ones consumed by other teams, which get tested and documented. We have a collaborative work environment, where engineers and team members from different departments pool their knowledge together to help each other grow.
Competitive base salaries - we believe in rewarding top talent
Extremely competitive Equity package - our Series C valuation didn’t account for us almost tripling revenue this year so now is the time to get in!
Signing bonus - because you will work remotely, you will use it as you like : to setup your home office, get a new laptop or buy that amazing coffee machine to make your days happier : )
Training budget - we will support you on developing your skills.