Staff Software Engineer, Backend

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Jennifer Beltran

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JB - ENG042

  • Consultant:

    Jennifer Beltran

They are focused on an industry that is ripe for change – the $900 Billion restaurant industry. Their unique, world-class team combines software and hardware engineers, designers and restaurant operations experts to push the boundaries on re-engineering every aspect of the business. They've created a one of a kind product, customer experience, and back-of-house operation platform to empower and delight customers and operators alike.

The Role:

Our client is looking for a Staff Backend Engineer to join our dynamic and brilliant Engineering team. This person will help build and scale its core services and public APIs, define how our many partners integrate with our systems, and manage and evolve our existing software systems.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter, detail and quality oriented, as well as passionate about having a huge impact.


  • Design, implement, deploy, and operate core services
  • Hands on coding
  • Ensure that everything you write is well tested and automated so that we can continuously release our changes
  • Help define our architecture ensuring scalability and reliability
  • Help define our API design and best practices
  • Participate in planning and retrospectives
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering colleagues on technical vision and design
  • Mentor junior engineers


  • 7+ years of experience building backend systems
  • Experienced with (or the desire to learn) Java and Ruby
  • Experience building robust APIs for third parties
  • Have strong opinions on API design and best practices
  • You have worked with distributed systems in the past

Bonus Points:

  • The API services you have developed have been publicly available and used by people outside your organization
  • Experience developing code in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI, etc)
  • Worked with dynamic languages in the past (Ruby, Python, etc)
  • You have a passion for what you do and don't mind showing it off

What we offer:

  • Fun, creative and collaborative work environment
  • Competitive pay and equity/stock options
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible Vacation
  • 401(k)
  • Catered lunches from our store, and exceptional snack game
  • Regular company outings and events