- Full-stack development
- Relational databases
- Continuous integration
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.
This role is based in Los Angeles, CA.
Our client is building software to handle transportation of containers from the ports to the first warehouses by truck - also called first mile delivery. We 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 we have already developed product-market fit, a working platform, and hundreds of daily active users.
In addition to the following technical skills, they are looking for PROBLEM SOLVERS with an entrepreneurial mindset. As one of the early engineers at our client, you will be responsible for setting up the overall architecture, team culture and in general a big influence on the tech direction. Their motto is freedom with responsibility. As an engineer you should be able to lead features, build robust software and think end to end about distributed systems.
Our Current Tech
Technical stack: Python / Django (Backend), React (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
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
Why you should join
Our client provides real-time information for trucking companies that move cargo from marine ports to first warehouses. We are building a platform that will be a one-stop shop for truckers to dispatch, schedule their workload and move containers efficiently
Our 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 we have already developed product-market fit, a working platform, and hundreds of daily active users. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to grow the team and deliver a product to bring us to the next level.
If working to bring technology to the logistics industry sounds exciting, then we’d like to connect with you! We are looking for a highly experienced professional who has created several full stack web applications and has experience with AWS.