Senior Software Engineer (Product)

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@barn2door.com

About
Barn2Door is a Seattle-based food+tech startup that helps local farms sell direct to buyers through all digital channels, including web, social and mobile. We exist to empower Farmers who care about our planet.

We are looking for people passionate about the intersection of food, agriculture and technology. At Barn2Door, you’ll get to learn what it takes to build a startup business and participate in ongoing training and education, while also playing a critical role in our growth. 

Overview

As a Senior Software Engineer, you are expected to provide critical thinking, a high degree of technical innovation and attention to detail while serving as a trusted advisor and leader to our team. You will need to balance many complex and competing technical priorities and be able to actively architect, design, develop, and test solutions.

Seeking a highly talented Senior Software Engineer that is passionate about creating and supporting next generation products and services, has great development skills, a passion for quality and performance, and is excited to build solutions with stellar customer experiences.

You Will:

  • Create well thought out architecture and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, maintainability and performance, while mentoring others to do the same

  • Consider and advocate for customers’ perspective and experience

  • Coach a team through code reviews, including testing and documentation

  • Be responsible for understanding and adapting to new technologies, tools, methods and processes

  • Help optimize our platform for performance, ease-of-use and scalability 

  • Work closely with product owners to define the scope of work for upcoming releases

  • Build and improve small and large scale testing tools, frameworks, and methodologies

  • Challenge yourself by exercising self-driven learning and team problem-solving on a daily basis

  • Cultivate a broad technical and non-technical skills driven by a startup culture

  • Participate in the full life cycle of our products including design, development, code reviews, patent creation, testing, documentation, and deployment

  • Report directly to the CEO

You Are:

  • Comfortable mentoring and collaborating with other engineers

  • Capable of both deciding next actions, and knowing when the decision requires sign off from management

  • Comfortable in a dynamic (i.e., startup) work environment

  • Comfortable in ambiguous situations

  • A good communicator with the ability to express and share ideas to business leaders with a non-technical background

  • A Recruiter! In this role you should be on the constant lookout for the best talent to build out a team of quality engineers pioneering SaaS in an underserved vertical

You Have:

  • BS Computer Science, or comparable degree

  • 5+ years of experience in full stack development using an object oriented language

  • 2+ years of experience in building responsive UI’s using latest JS Frameworks

  • 3+ years in leading technical designs and implementation of highly scalable and adaptable systems

  • 3+ years in mentoring developers and helping drive engineering maturity

  • Experience maintaining and updating a large codebase

  • A real passion for solving complex software engineering puzzles in a dynamic environment

  • Deep understanding of software design principles, algorithms, data structures, and asynchronous concepts

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience optimizing queries, slicing functionality into microservices, use of caching, sharding DBs, etc.

  • Experience with any of the following testing: performance testing, security testing, privacy testing, accessibility testing, and localization / globalization testing

  • Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision making skills

  • Experience with: NodeJs, React, Redux, Webpack

  • Bonus experience: Stripe, Quickbooks. Heroku, AWS, Redis, Postgres, large  scale data analytics and failure analysis

You Get:

  • Annual salary DOE + stock options

  • 10 days PTO, 5 days Sick Leave and 11 Paid Holidays

  • 100% premium coverage for Medical, Dental, Visian and AD&D (Employee-only)

  • Real experience in a high profile startup company just hitting its growth curve

  • To work closely with all team members including executives

  • Ongoing training and professional development

  • Opportunity to be a rock star - great exposure and upside

  • To grow your skill set and experience with end-to-end engineering influence and responsibilities

  • Hip startup office environment in lower Fremont / Wallingford (near Evo / Joule)

Net-net

We’re looking for driven, intelligent people who regularly go the extra mile. You should thrive on the urgency of a startup atmosphere and be results driven (always seeking to exceed expectations). You must be well-disciplined, self-motivated and hungry to achieve. If you’ve got drive, grit, creativity, and a passion for local food, startups and disrupting the food industry - then Barn2Door may be right for you.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@barn2door.com