An AI-powered digital grocer that delivers in under 60 mins.

Senior Software Engineer - Operations at Farmstead

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Pradeep Elankumaran
Pradeep Elankumaran

About the role

About Farmstead

Our mission at Farmstead is to make fresh, high-quality food accessible to everyone. We’re a new delivery-only grocer that’s re-inventing grocery from the ground up. We focus on mid-market customers (think Safeway, Kroger, etc) and offer them lower prices than stores and free delivery as part of a best-in-class grocery product experience, even in areas traditionally underserved by supermarket chains. We accomplish this by writing consumer-facing and operations orchestration code that allows us to be highly efficient relative to legacy supermarkets.

We’re headquartered in the Bay Area with a fully-remote product and engineering team.

Why Farmstead?

  • You want to join an early-stage startup where you can have a large impact on architecture, process and culture.
  • You want to work on a suite of products targeting a challenging and rewarding opportunity.
  • You want a supportive team that has high ambition and low ego.


The operations team powers the systems our hubs use to fulfill customer orders, including intelligent purchasing automation and efficient last-mile delivery. They build a mix of automation, web and native android applications to support purchasing, receiving, inventory management, pick-pack and delivery.

The Role

We're looking for a back-end or full-stack developer who learns quickly and cares deeply about improving stakeholder experiences in a complex operational environment. We're looking for people who want to have an impact across the entire business and help our Grocery OS partners best implement their operational workflows.  We're a small team who've built these types of systems before. We're looking to fill multiple positions and are happy to consider a wide range of experience levels


  • Experience scaling production systems, ideally ecommerce fulfillment & logistics systems
  • Experience designing SaaS systems including API design and multi-tenant architecture
  • Experience integrating predictive models into production systems (especially related to vehicle routing and demand forecasting)
  • Experience designing real-time operational dashboards
  • 5+ years experience with Rails


We're a fast-growing startup that values personal growth and family time. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare, dental, vision benefits 85% covered for the employee, plus 50% covered for all dependents
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Up to 12 weeks maternity/paternity leave

If you tick all the boxes then please write to us.

Why you should join Farmstead

An ML-powered, curated full-stack digital grocer that reliably delivers fresh, local food in under 60 minutes.

Our tech stack powers everything:

  • Curating just 1K items instead of a supermarket's 30K items
  • Rapid picking and packing into orders at 3K sq.ft locations instead of 50K sq.ft retail store
  • In-house logistics with 1099 drivers - recruiting, operations and retention
  • Inventory control for perishable products, with AI-led demand forecasting