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Retail distribution for the digital age.

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

$130k – $175k AngelList Est.
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About Skupos

Skupos is the data platform for the convenience retail industry. Retailers, distributors, and brands connect to the Skupos network to create value from disparate data. Convenience retail is a long-standing industry with limited technology adoption, but is responsible for more revenue annually than all of e-commerce in the United States. Skupos leverages our massive datasets to build tools that help the industry succeed.

Skupos software integrates at a retailer’s point of sale, generates analytical insights, and automates the inventory and ordering process. For distributors and CPG brands, we provide real-time visibility into consumer purchasing decisions and enable automated promotional discounts at the point of sale. We view our company as revolutionizing a brick-and-mortar industry by bringing cutting-edge technology to physical stores, and helping harness data to create a frictionless connection between millions of people and the products they need.

What You'll Do

Skupos is seeking a senior software engineer (backend) for a thriving development team. We are a tight knit group with a team first mentality. We strive to achieve our product development efforts through our team culture, clean code and hard work!

We are looking for a passionate developer that takes pride in their code and work relationships. A developer that wants to improve on their talents and contribute to the growth of the development team. A developer that supports the company’s vision and mission by delivering first-class products together.

• Contribute features to our suite of Ruby on Rails and Node.js web applications
Develop and optimize SQL queries supporting mission critical operations & new feature initiatives
• Thoroughly test all the things with integration and unit tests
• Coordinate with team on project preparations; assist in developing project plans and proposals
• Track project progress, ensure timely completion and create transparency
• Research and recommend new technologies that will enhance team performance, improve project delivery times and decrease development stack overhead
• Contribute to the team by collaboratively finding solutions to Skupos’ toughest problems
• Help grow other team members through mentorship & hands-on guidance

What You Should Have

• 4-year computer science degree or equivalent experience
• 7+ years of professional work experience as a software engineer
• 4+ years experience with Ruby/Rails or similar (Python, Golang, Elixir)
• Strong linux command line skills preferred

Experience with...
• Test-driven development (e.g. RSpec)
• Unit testing
• SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL)
• In-memory caching and search indexing
• Worker thread pattern and job queues
• MVC Frameworks (Rails, Django, Sinatra)
• OOP, FP, design patterns, data structures
• Building REST APIs (GraphQL experience even better)
• Client side technology (React, ES6, Webpack)

Understanding of...
• JS frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue
• Scaling web applications
• Build and deployment automation

What Makes You A Great Fit

• Start-up experience
• Open-source experience
• Knowledge Experience deploying code with Github, Heroku or AWS
• Other languages a plus: Java, Python, Perl, PHP, C++, C#
• Cloud and distributed services (AWS, Elasticsearch, Cloudflare)
• GraphQL

What We Offer

• Competitive salary
• Healthcare benefits
• 401K
• Commuter benefits
• Major role in a strong, small and growing development team
• Be a part of a key platform of product offerings to the retail convenience store industry

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