Faire for specialty food and beverage stores

Full-stack Engineer

$120K - $180K / 0.20% - 1.00%
New York, NY, US
Job Type
Any (new grads ok)
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Paolo Carroll
Paolo Carroll

About the role

🏗️ About the role

Airgoods is seeking a driven founding engineer as our first hire. We are on a high-growth trajectory and we're looking for someone who wants to join us on the journey to building a billion-dollar company.

This position will involve:

  • Engaging deeply from concept to launch in the development of our product. You will play a crucial part in shaping our 2-week product development cycles. From ideation, through design and implementation, to the final stages of release and iteration.
  • Operating extremely closely with our customers and being obsessed with building beautiful products that create value for them.
  • Being scrappy and ready to jump in wherever needed to provide the best experience for our users.
  • This is an in-person position in NYC. Our office is located by Union Square.

👋 Who you’ll work with

Paolo (co-founder and CTO): Paolo studied Computer Science and Economics at Yale. Previously worked as a software engineer at his brother’s startup Momence (YC S20). Grew up in Brazil before coming to the US for college. Played soccer at Yale and loves sports.

Elian (co-founder and COO): Elian studied Economics at Yale, where he played on the soccer team alongside Paolo and captained the team for two years. He also worked with Aaron at an emerging VC fund for 1.5 years of his time at Yale. Grew up in Asia and Europe before moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin before college.

Aaron (co-founder and CEO): Aaron studied Economics at Yale, where he met Elian and Paolo. After Yale, he worked at an emerging VC fund in New York with Elian; that fund would later write the first check into Airgoods. He grew up helping his dad run the wholesale side of a brick-and-mortar store in Portland, Maine.

🚀 Who you are

We are a young company of highly driven and passionate individuals building a billion-dollar business. To thrive in this environment, you’ll have the following characteristics:

  • You are driven with a strong work ethic - our team is committed to going the extra mile, even if it means working long nights and weekends to achieve our goals.
  • You prioritize speed and have a bias for action.
  • You strive for excellence in every aspect of your work - you take ownership of your outcomes and overdeliver on your goals.
  • You’re humble and eager to learn whatever it takes to help our team and our customers succeed.
  • You play for the front of the jersey -

🛠️ What you bring


  • Expertise in full-stack web development and system design.
  • Proficient in Typescript to power our frontend React app, NodeJS, and Express backend.
  • Expertise in relational databases; preferably PostgreSQL.
  • Attention to detail and passion for building beautiful software.
  • Previous experience shipping production-level code using our tech stack or similar technologies.

Bonus points

  • Experience in a start-up or building 0 to 1 products and bringing them to market.
  • Experience with advanced front-end technologies such as Redux for state management, or modern CSS frameworks like Tailwind CSS.
  • Experience in mobile app development, either through native development (iOS/Android) or cross-platform frameworks like React Native.
  • Expertise in NextJS or other server-side JS frameworks.

🎁 What we offer

  • Competitive salary and stock options, determined based on qualifications and experience
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Dedicated founders who are committed to building an amazing team and supporting you.

About Airgoods

Airgoods is a fast-growing wholesale marketplace for the specialty food and beverage industry. We help specialty stores (like Tiny Grocer, Eastern District, Soberish, and Union Market) centralize their wholesale supply chain by making it easy for them to order all of their inventory in one place. Today, we focus on connecting these stores with over 3,000 specialty beverage products.

Our mission is to radically improve wholesale for all stakeholders in the specialty food world. We started in January 2023, and have raised $3M+ from top investors like YC (S23).

Team Size:3
Location:New York
Paolo Carroll
Paolo Carroll
Aaron Farr
Aaron Farr
Elian Haddock
Elian Haddock