Flexport is hiring a

Back End Engineer

San Francisco, United States

Flexport is a platform for global trade in an industry that comprises 15% of the global GDP. We help the world's fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving products between any two places on the planet.

Exceptional software development is integral in allowing us to fulfill our mission of fixing the user experience in global trade. At Flexport you’ll develop products that are at the forefront of reshaping the entire logistics & supply chain industries. You’ll work along self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the complex global trade industry. You’ll have the opportunity to reshape the industry by creating the new operating system for global trade.

Started in 2013, we've raised $26.6M from investors that include Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & more.

What you’ll do:

  • Write code that contributes to Flexport’s core product
  • Design versatile systems to accommodate or manipulate complex real world data
  • Create products & features that make it easier for companies of all sizes to participate in global trade
  • Design & write software to help manage and automate the complexity of global trade
  • Help build scalable programs that standardize information flow and increase operational capacity
  • Be part of a close-knit engineering team that ships new code every day

What you’ll need:

  • Amazing coding skills and Computer Science fundamentals
  • Next-level analytical problem-solving talent
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment. You ship quality code quickly
  • A product-first approach to building software. You care about the real world functionality of your programming
  • A strong sense system design

What you’ll get:

  • The opportunity to define engineering culture on a small team of less than 30
  • Meaningful equity in a startup growing their business 20% every month
  • Product ownership - take autonomy over core products & product features

Our stack:

Our continuous releases are integrated with Travis CI and Github. On the frontend, we use React for the views, organize the data flow with Flux architecture, and test our application with Jest. On the backend, we're a Rails shop riding on AWS and Postgres RDS.

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