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Seattle, Washington - USD Full Time Posted: Friday, 14 September 2018
Job Description

About Us:

We are a grocery delivery startup focused on delivering groceries and home essentials, we already have over 500,000 items from local stores in our catalog. From a technology point of view, the platform is complex, rapidly scaling and processing millions of transactions in Real Time all of the time. Our technology coupled with operational expertise enables us to deliver fresh groceries in as little as an hour. This is a difficult problem to master and we are making it happen. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is absolutely magical.

We're looking for experienced engineers to join our fast moving team. We work on a range of interesting and challenging problems, from supporting thousands of concurrent shoppers and processing millions of data points in real time, to determining the best route for deliveries and predicting store inventory levels.

We love full-stack engineers, not only capable of building a solution but owning the problem end to end. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity in front of us, and joining now gives you a chance to grow your career and interests as we succeed.


  • You will be part of a small team, with a large amount of ownership and responsibility for managing things directly.
  • You will ship high-quality solutions with a sense of urgency and speed.
  • You will work closely with product managers, other teams, and both internal and external stakeholders, owning a large part of the process from problem understanding to shipping the solution.
  • You will have the freedom to suggest and drive organization-wide initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Self-motivation and an enjoyment for a startup environment
  • A blend of product, system, and people knowledge that lets you jump into a fast paced environment and contribute from day one
  • Strong knowledge of common Web technology such as Ruby on Rails and/or Python and/or JavaScript frameworks (React, AngularJS, Ember or Backbone.js)
  • An ability to balance a sense of urgency with shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions
  • Extensive experience working with a large codebase and cross-functional teams
  • A strong sense of ownership


  • Interest or experience in distributed systems
  • Strong ability to analyze data
  • Experience with AI/learning/data modeling
  • iOS/Android experience


  • 100% Work from home! Preferred that you have experience working remote.
  • Talented and collaborative coworkers who will both push and support you
  • Market competitive salary, equity
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits and 401(k) retirement plan
  • Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it)
  • 16 weeks maternity leave/8 weeks paternity leave so you can truly bond with your child
  • Complimentary express membership
Company Description Purple Squirrel HR is a staffing agency representing the above client (see full job description). If you are interested in the above job, please apply today and we will promptly review your application and get in touch if it looks like a fit!

Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Purple Squirrel HR
Purple Squirrel HR
9/14/2018 6:14:30 PM

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