BlueCargo

BlueCargo builds software for trucking companies to optimize their…

Backend Engineer

$130K - $180K / 0.01%
Location
Los Angeles / New York, NY, US / Remote (United States)
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

BLUECARGO


Blue Cargo is a pioneering technology company in the logistics and supply chain industry. We are at the forefront with our innovative freight audit solutions and lead the industry in tracking container data. Our platform aggregates data from multiple sources, providing a single, streamlined interface for superior logistics management. This comprehensive approach ensures accuracy, transparency, and efficiency in freight cost management and cargo tracking. Our commitment to innovation and sustainability drives us to continually transform the logistics landscape, making it more reliable and accessible for businesses globally.

Founded by two female entrepreneurs who graduated from the Y Combinator 2018 batch, BlueCargo has successfully raised a Series A in 2022. We are at the beginning of an exciting growth phase, having already developed product-market fit, a working platform, and hundreds of daily active users.

If working to bring technology to the logistics industry sounds exciting, then we’d like to connect with you! We are looking for an experienced Back-end/Full Stack Engineer engineer with a startup mindset.

Our Current Tech

  • Technical stack: Python / Django (Backend), Javascript (Frontend), AWS services (Lambda, RDS, S3), PostgreSQL (Database), CircleCI and other continuous integration tools
  • Tech team: 12 engineers (+ 5 people in the product team)
  • Location: Los Angeles or remote

OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEW


Mission/Responsibilities

As a Backend Engineer at Blue Cargo, you will play a crucial role in building the platform technology and infrastructure that drives our product delivery. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and improve core algorithms to understand a shipping container’s journey, even in the face of conflicting information.
  • Model the surprisingly intricate financial mechanics of ocean freight, defending against invalid charges for our users. Your code will have a large financial impact on the day-to-day of the industry.
  • Scale/breakdown our Django application into its next evolution as a data platform.
  • Become a near-expert in the freight industry over time.

Qualifications

In addition to the following technical skills, we are looking for PROBLEM SOLVERS with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • 3+ year of Python development experience, ideally with Django. Typescript experience is valued as well.
  • 2+ years of database modeling experience for production use cases.
  • Experience with a popular cloud provider (AWS preferred)
  • High attention to detail, being able to execute at a high level with minimal supervision
  • A relentless desire to grow technically and learn about the industry

Classification

  • Perks: Medical benefits + unlimited PTO
  • Fun perks: flexible and international environment
  • Support/Community: Enjoy being a member of a Y Combinator company!

About BlueCargo

BlueCargo provides real-time information for trucking companies that move cargo from marine ports to first warehouses. We are building a platform that will be a one-stop shop for truckers to dispatch, schedule their workload and move containers efficiently

Our startup was founded by two female entrepreneurs, graduated from Y Combinator (2018 batch), and has raised a 4 million seed round. We are at the beginning of an exciting growth phase where we have already developed product-market fit, a working platform, and hundreds of daily active users. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to grow the team and deliver a product to bring us to the next level.

If working to bring technology to the logistics industry sounds exciting, then we’d like to connect with you! We are looking for a highly experienced professional who has created several full stack web applications and has experience with AWS.

BlueCargo
Founded:2018
Team Size:35
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Founders
Alexandra Griffon
Alexandra Griffon
Founder
Laura Theveniau
Laura Theveniau
Founder