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Staff Software Engineer (Remote)



Software Engineering
Atlanta, GA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

About the Staff Software Engineer Position:

We are looking for a highly skilled Staff level Engineer with 10+ years of experience to join our team at Stord. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent leadership and communication skills, and a passion for mentoring and guiding the development of other engineers. As a Staff Engineer, you will work closely with the Engineering Manager (EM), Product Manager (PM), and Designer to shape the team's roadmap, ensure the development of high-quality software, and promote a culture of continuous improvement.

Stord Engineers work within a team to contribute, improve, and scale our software; you'll fully own entire features and influence the specs, build-out/modify the back-end (Elixir) and interact with the front-end (React), and own ongoing improvements for a product rapidly impacting the entire third-party logistics (3PL) industry. Each member of the team has the ability to impact all aspects of the development process, from ideation, design, delivery, maintenance, and operations.

What You'll Do:

  • Own the software as you create, test, iterate, and deliver new features to the Stord platform
  • Work across the company to understand customer and vendor pain points, come up with solutions, and then prototype, iterate, and launch daily
  • Be surrounded by smart, driven individuals who are passionate about doing their best work every day
  • Solve a wide variety of technical challenges as well as supply chain challenges that have yet to be solved
  • Ensure that information security (IS) commitments and requirements are incorporated into the information technology processes, and that managers are enforcing IS policies and procedures in their departments.

What You'll Need:

  • Strong knowledge of software development best practices, including testing, security, and scalability.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to mentor and guide the professional development of junior and senior team members.
  • Ability to define Service Level Objectives (SLOs) for the team's services, and ensure services meet or exceed SLO targets.
  • Flexibility to move quickly with a startup
  • Experience with functional programming (Elixir preferred but not a requirement)
  • Experience with event based architecture and working in largely scaled distribution systems
  • Appreciation of a test-driven and code-review culture
  • Experience turning wireframes into production-level features
  • The ability to write clean, reliable, and highly maintainable code

Bonus Points:

  • Startup experience
  • Logistics or supply chain experience