Senior Software Engineer (Y Combinator Startup)

Senior Software Engineer (Y Combinator Startup)

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Who is Recruiting from Scratch:
Recruiting from Scratch is a premier talent firm that focuses on placing the best product managers, software, and hardware talent at innovative companies. Our team is 100% remote and we work with teams across the United States to help them hire. We work with companies funded by the best investors including Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Tiger Global Management, A16Z, Accel, DFJ, and more.
If you are a fit, the team will reach out to you about this role or any others that may be a fit for our clients.

Our Client
Our client is building software to handle the transportation of containers from the ports to the first warehouses by truck - also called first-mile delivery. They are bringing the Freight Tech revolution.
The startup was founded by two female entrepreneurs, graduated from Y Combinator (2018 batch), and has raised a 4 million seed round. We are at the beginning of an exciting growth phase where they have already developed a product-market fit, a working platform, and hundreds of daily active users. They are looking for a (Lead) Senior Software Engineer to grow the team and deliver a product to participate in bringing the company to the next level.
If working to bring technology to the logistics industry sounds exciting, then we’d like to connect with you! Our client are looking for an experienced python engineer with a startup mindset.

Current Tech
  • Technical Stack: Python/Django (Backend), React/JS (Frontend), AWS Services (Lambda, RDS, S3), PostgreSQL (Database), CircleCI, and other continuous integration tools

  • Technical Team: 4 (objective: x2 in one year)

  • Location: Los Angeles

The Role/Responsibilities
You will be building the platform technology and infrastructure that drives product delivery. It means:
  • Collaborate with different players internally: product managers, designers, data scientists and other software engineers

  • Translate product requirements and technical designs into well-engineered, low-defect, robust code

  • Research new technologies and methodologies that can improve the architecture, its constituent software components, user experience, and development process

  • Maintain a culture of good testing practices (unit testing, system testing and regression testing)

In addition to the following technical skills, we are looking for PROBLEM SOLVERS with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Past experience(s) building full-stack applications (in a professional context)

  • Experience with cloud technologies, especially AWS

  • Very comfortable with Postgres or other relational database

  • Experience in data sourcing technologies (external APIs, web-scraping, EDI files, etc.) and building data management platforms

  • Autonomous in your work, proactive while working with cross-functional team to build creative solutions

  • Preferably with prior experience in a high-velocity startup environment

  • Either living in Los Angeles or willing to relocate to LA

  • Perks: Medical benefits + unlimited PTO
  • Fun perks: flexible and international environment
  • Support/Community: Enjoy being a member of a Y Combinator company!
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