Senior Software Engineer

We're seeking a Senior Software Engineer to work on next-gen logistics optimization technologies

We're on a mission to democratize same-day delivery for everyone by leveraging B2B marketplace economics and our logistics management SaaS to enable any merchant, retailer or 3PL to deploy reliable, affordable same-day delivery easily.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, you will be the first engineering hire and will own the backend services for ShipSwyft. You will grow the engineering team, define the culture and participate in high-level strategic planning in addition to core development.

What You'll Do

Build our core services

  • Writing clean, high-quality, high-performance, maintainable code
  • We use technologies like: Typescript, Golang, Firebase, Google ML Kit and more
  • Build REST APIs and lead large-scale implementations with clients
  • Develop and support software including applications, database integration, interfaces, and APIs used by our web site and mobile app
  • Support test and deployment of new products and features

Improve our value proposition

  • Collaborate closely with the Growth team to provide engineering feedback to drive product roadmap

We'll Love You If:

  • The challenge of defining what and how a scalable system should look like excites you
  • Experience building large scale, high throughput distributed systems and scaling web services, particularly those using and analyzing large amounts of data
  • Proven technical leadership skills using technologies and frameworks like (but not limited to) Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Node.js, Python & Golang
  • 4+ years of software engineering at a high-growth startup and/or large company developing scalable services
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering

Why Us?

  • Business model: We're a product-first software company that is solving last-mile logistics with an asset-free model
  • Team: We're a team with deep expertise having worked at Amazon and Shopify
  • Leadership: As one of the founding employees, you'll be the change agent of the future and will develop the Engineering team
  • Market: Same-day last mile logistics is one of the biggest challenges merchants of any size face today, join us to solve this complex problem once and for all!
  • Growth: We've been growing rapidly with positive unit economics and all the strong network effects that make a great B2B marketplace successful

Perks & Offer:

  • We have a small, fun, quirky team (based in-office in the heart of downtown Toronto)
  • Attractive compensation and equity package with benefits
  • Own your career by helping define what the Engineering team will look like
  • All the tech you need to be successful
  • Free snacks, drinks and weekly lunches in-office

Toronto, CA

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