Sr, Software Engineer
The search app for rides – brings real-time transportation options to travelers, helping them find the best way from A to B right now. It not only helps you compare the ride options you know, it’s a discovery platform for finding new, convenient and amazing options that are right for you. People use the app every day when they’re home, on the road or someplace unexpected -- empowering them to best decide how to get around using carshare, ride share, taxis, bikes, scooters and public transit. This is the only app that enables consumers to find, assess and book their ride - entirely inside the their app.
Founded in 2016, they built and tested an alpha and beta product before releasing its official first version in iPhone in the summer of 2017. Now with more than 70k users in North America, the company has raised a Series A round from venture and strategic partners in the US, Europe and Asia and is set to grow rapidly in the Mobility as a service (MaaS) space.
You will be driving core technology of the backend systems for the product and will partner with our engineers, designers, analysts and others in the company to onboard new transportation provider products to our growing set of customers. In short, your charter is to build a modular, scalable, secure platform for rapid integration with new ride companies and take our product to the next level of growth. In this role you will report to Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
What You'll Do:
- Design, build, and integrate web services and APIs to support client requests for discovering and hailing rides.
- Work closely with product and the client dev teams to build robust backend solutions quickly.
- Willingness to coach, pair with, and mentor junior engineers in design and implementation.
- Ability to solve architecture challenges when integrating new partners around authentication, authorization, caching, reporting, sessions and other service tier needs.
- Willingness to learn and adapt to an ever changing landscape of technology, open source solutions, and technical strategies.
- Measure and monitor performance of these changes, both qualitatively and quantitatively, in service to iteration and further improvement and growth.
- Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent.
- 5+ years of relevant work experience in software engineering for web services.
- Strong understanding of distributed computing and REST Architecture.
- 2+ years with with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.
- 2+ years working with scaled database or nosql stores.
- Strong understanding of continuous integration with various testing layers and version control built in.
- Familiarity with agile methodologies such as: XP, TDD, Scrum, DSU, the planning game a plus.
- Relishes generating and soliciting ideas, identifying options and tradeoffs, and dealing with ambiguous and difficult problems.
- Focused on outcomes, iteration speed over perfection, and delivers results individually and through collaboration.
- Communicates effectively with audiences both technical and non-technical.
What We Offer:
- A competitive salary plus stock options
- Uncapped PTO - you’re an adult professional and are treated like one
- Flexibility - we’re respectful of “Maker Time” for members on our team who need to be heads down and expect that our team members can figure out how and when they work best
- A full suite of medical benefits (premiums paid at 100% by the company for employees)
- A great office space in the heart of downtown Seattle - just a few blocks from the light rail, trolley and ferry.
- A fun, open, honest and driven environment with others who have the same curious mindset and love the excitement and opportunity that comes with a fast-paced, quick changing, quick-growing start-up!