Remote Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

Misfits Market is a rapidly growing startup with a mission to combat food waste while providing convenient and affordable access to sustainable, high-quality groceries. We offer a diverse range of products, including organic produce, meats, seafood, plant-based options, dairy, bakery items, wine, and more, at discounts of up to 30% compared to traditional grocery stores. Following our acquisition of Imperfect Foods in 2022, we’ve enhanced our delivery capabilities, utilizing a highly efficient transportation network to serve customers in 48 states with minimal carbon footprint. Through our efforts, we save approximately 500,000 pounds of food from waste each week, totaling over 190 million pounds saved to date.

Regarding the Senior Backend Software Engineer position:

We’re currently seeking a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our Customer Tech team. In this role, you’ll play a crucial part in maintaining and improving our technology platform and integrations for both web and mobile applications. You’ll utilize your technical expertise and customer-centric approach to enhance landing pages, registration processes, and other features that communicate our sustainability mission and product offerings effectively. Collaboration with product managers, data specialists, and designers will be key in understanding user behavior and shaping the customer experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the product team to understand requirements and manage code from design to delivery
  • Contributing to the development of new features and products, as well as refining existing ones
  • Writing clean, scalable, and reusable code while adhering to software engineering best practices
  • Working as an integral member of an Agile full-stack engineering team in a fast-paced environment

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • 6+ years of software development experience, preferably in PHP or another Object-Oriented language
  • Strong background in computer science, including proficiency in data structures, algorithms, and software design principles
  • Experience with AWS or another cloud provider for building and deploying services
  • Familiarity with modern UI frameworks like React
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in fast-paced environments
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

Position Details & Benefits:

  • Annual salary range: $140k-160k
  • Full-time exempt position with remote work flexibility
  • Compensation includes salary and employee stock options based on experience
  • Additional benefits such as unlimited PTO, health, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, and 401(k) plan
  • Other perks include a distributed team setup, asynchronous work culture, and various allowances for mental wellness, home office, and learning opportunities

We offer a dynamic and inclusive work environment where age is not a barrier to employment.