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A mobility platform for the autonomous and connected future

Lead Backend Engineer

$110k – $150k • 0.5% – 1.0%
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About the Company

Launch Mobility is driving a transformation in the auto industry from an era that is anchored to personal ownership and overproduction to one that is shared, less asset dependent, more sustainable and driven by connected technologies.

Launch Mobility offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of services to power a range of shared mobility operations. Our end-to-end Technology Platform includes connected car integrations, fleet management tools, payment processing, user-facing apps and unprecedented data access. We also offer Operations Services, ranging from design consulting to operations management and contact center support, aimed to help our Platform clients get to market faster.

Our team has deep experience in shared mobility operations, automotive market development and engineering. We’re passionate about revolutionizing the industry and we’re having fun getting there.

Our clients include automotive OEMs, finance companies, mobility startups, and other trailblazing companies looking to become leaders in the mobility era.

-The Role-
We’re a small team of quick learners who can see the big picture, dive into the weeds of complex technical problems, and take ownership of projects. We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to help us develop our unique platform as well as help design new ways to improve and expand the platform across multiple mobility services and technologies. The ideal candidate is passionate and eager to learn, as we are a team that thrives on finding challenges, solving hard problems, and having fun.

-Responsibilities-
- Work directly with our CTO to define and shape a scalable architecture
- Lead the creation of modules and microservices that will power our flexible platform
- Own the development of algorithms and engines to solve unique mobility problems
- Construct robust web services for internal/external customers
- Implement best practices for robust testing and CI/CD
- Assist in the hiring of an stellar team of engineers
- Work closely with our operations team to identify and prioritize the highest-impact product improvements

-Qualifications-
- Strong technical skills with demonstrated prior experience
- Interest in mobility, transportation, and startups
- Can-do attitude. Initiative to solve problems and don’t mind getting your hands dirty.

-Bonus points-
- Experience in web and/or mobile application development
- Knowledge/interest in machine learning and optimization algorithms
- Understanding of automotive software and electrical architecture

-Perks-
- A fast-paced startup experience
- Competitive salary and equity package
- Ground-floor opportunity in a growth startup
- Unlimited PTO
- Casual culture
- Healthcare, dental & vision insurance

-Relevant Technologies-
- Python (Flask)
- PostgreSQL
- MongoDB, (DocumentDB, Athena)
- Redis (RQ)
- Docker
- AWS (Lambda, ECS, ECR)

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