About
Barn2Door is rated by Built-In Seattle as one of the Top 50 Small Businesses to Work For (<100 Employees). We are 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 talented engineers who are enthusiastic about the intersection of food, agriculture and technology --- and want to be part of disrupting the food system. At Barn2Door you will be part of pioneering a platform that is scaling quickly, in an under-served industry with a massive market opportunity. Seatbelts are recommended.

Unfortunately, at this stage, we are not able to provide visa sponsorship or relocation compensation for this position.

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

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
  • Bonus: a Recruiter! In this role you should be on the constant lookout for the best talent to help build out our 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, Vision 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 on Eastlake near great coffee & lunch spots

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.