Software Engineer - Backend

Gridwise · Pittsburgh, PA

Engineering Posted 2 weeks ago Claim this company

Gridwise has developed a mobile platform that empowers gig (rideshare and delivery) drivers to be more efficient and profitable on the road. More recently we’ve also been working on a first-of-its-kind analytics platform which offers unique insights on the gig economies of dozens of cities across the country. Cities, service providers, and other industry stakeholders use Gridwise Analytics to improve the way people and goods are moving through cities.

To support our growth, we are looking for a generalist backend Software Engineer who takes pride in seeing their work directly benefit the lives of others, enjoys solving hard engineering and data problems, and is motivated by the opportunity to make a huge impact in the rapidly evolving gig industry.

As a core member of the backend Engineering team at Gridwise, you will:

Contribute to the system design, software development, and production operations of our core backend systems and services that power the Gridwise mobile application and analytics platform Collaborate with our mobile team to develop new application features and APIs that enable Gridwise users to be more productive and profitable on the road Deploy and support scalable, automated cloud infrastructure for our platform services Work with our analytics team to build data pipelines and warehouses in support of our mobility insights platform and internal data science/machine learning projects Collaborate with a cross-functional team of engineering, product, and business folks to support product and technical roadmap planning

Desirable Experience/Skills/Traits:

Experience developing and maintaining scalable, cloud-based applications and services at production scale Hands-on experience deploying, managing and automating infrastructure in a cloud environment such as AWS or GCP Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and migrating applications to containers Proficient working with a variety of popular programming languages and frameworks, such as Python, Go, Ruby (Rails), etc., but also not tied to any one stack Experience working with a variety of database technologies (SQL, NoSQL, etc) and the ability to choose the right storage systems for the job Prior startup experience and a passion for transportation and the gig-economy Self-motivated and productive within a fast-paced environment

Exceptional Candidates may have prior experience with:

  • Service-oriented and event-driven architectures at scale
  • Distributed systems for big data analytics pipelines
  • Scaling engineering systems and practices within smaller engineering teams
  • Implementing and supporting ML-based product features

This position is full-time and is based in Pittsburgh, PA. We are open to remote employment if there’s a good candidate fit.

Why work at Gridwise?

Gridwise prides itself on being a fun, diverse, and flexible workplace. We strive to create an environment for personal career growth and learning. Some other reasons why you should join our team include:

  • Grow a platform that empowers an entire gig workforce
  • Directly impact the future of our company and the mobility industry
  • Work with a team of smart and experienced software engineers and data scientists

Company Benefits

  • Competitive salary & stock options
  • Medical, dental, & vision benefits
  • 401(k) offering
  • Flexible hours & vacation policy (two weeks minimum)
  • Rideshare and delivery credits
  • Premium laptop/equipment

If you’re interested in building innovative products in the gig-economy space and you feel that you’d be a great fit for our team, apply today and tell us why!

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