Staff Software Engineer | Market-Leading Cannabis Startup

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    Software Engineering, Product

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  • Salary:

    Up to $180k Base + Sizable Equity

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client has raised $20m to create market-leading software for the burgeoning Cannabis industry. The legal cannabis industry is a large and rapidly growing market in the United States and around the world. In North America alone, sales of legal cannabis were $12 billion in 2018 and the market is projected to grow to more than $80 billion by 2030.


  • Partner with product managers and designers - deeply appreciate the problem, propose alternatives
  • Design and implement solutions that support high scale, 24x7 operations
  • Engage throughout the stack, from front-end design problems to back-end scalability challenges
  • Be able to jump into a (possibly old and messy) part of our code, figure it out, and find a path forward
  • Be a resource to the rest of the team - actively coach and mentor, lead by example, perform constructive, detailed reviews of designs and code


  • 8+ years' software development experience
  • Significant experience with SaaS solutions
  • Language agnostic - Java/Python/Ruby
  • Experience with or ready to learn and master Ruby, their current server-side language
  • Expertise in building highly scalable, distributed, loosely coupled systems, ideally with public APIs
  • Experience building business-critical software that integrates with third-party systems

On Offer:

  • Up to $180k base
  • Sizable early-employee equity
  • Awesome benefits package
The cannabis industry is only open to US Citizens