Shelf Engine

Transforms how grocery stores buy highly perishable foods.

Senior Software Engineer

Seattle or Denver
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

Shelf Engine is searching for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will work with multiple teams across functions to design a system that allows us to scale up our customer base while maintaining an ability to quickly engineer and deploy new features. The goal is to help Shelf Engine develop solutions across broad areas, from mobile and desktop UX for our end users, to automated integration with other customer data systems, to our core storage systems and business logic. You’ll accomplish this by flexing your skill-set, working across the technology stack and the product process.

This position is based in Seattle, WA or Denver, CO, with a hybrid schedule of 3 days/week in office

As a Senior Software Engineer at Shelf Engine, you will:

Write scalable/high-performance code on both the frontend and backend, understanding complex technical areas along the way Build efficient and reusable systems that drive complex web and mobile applications Create software features that are robust, reliable, and user friendly for both internal teams and our customer base Run the full software development lifecycle - problem definition, design, development, testing, demoing, and supporting production use of the features you own Be able to balance immediate business objectives against long-term architectural vision

What we are looking for in a candidate:

You embrace our company principles: make the first move, make better decisions, be furiously curious, commit and deliver, have empathy, invent solutions, be authentic 5+ years of production level engineering experience Experience developing and interfacing with REST APIs Experience using modern object-oriented languages, cloud services, and relational & NoSQL databases. Experience with web application frameworks and javascript component frameworks (eg React / Angular / Ember) Experience building web applications and mobile applications Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving ability Bonus Points: Experience in distributed systems, payments systems, logistics, warehousing, or the food (grocery, etc.) industry Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field Authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer

What Shelf Engine offers you:

A unique opportunity to join a fast-growing sustainability startup early on, making a meaningful impact on the team as well as the environment An inclusive work environment that emphasizes each team member’s personal and professional growth Competitive salary in the range of $145,000 to $195,000 depending on skills and experience Pre-IPO equity with a four-year vesting schedule PTO that is unlimited and self-managed for full time employees 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, and 50% covered for eligible dependents Coverage for life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program Optional employee contribution of pre-tax dollars to medical and dependent care FSA accounts 401k plan through Guideline to contribute to your financial future Seattle only: Company-paid ORCA transit card

Please note, employees will need to provide proof of vaccination in order to access any of our offices or to attend company events.

Why you should join Shelf Engine

At Shelf Engine, we replace the buyer at grocery stores. Buyers have a complicated job - they have hundreds or even thousands of SKUs to manage, and they have to determine how much of each type to order for each day of the week. This job is so difficult that most retailers have 30% waste for their highly perishable items! At Shelf Engine, we can halve that waste. In fact, we do such a good job determining quantities to stock, we'll buy back whatever doesn't sell. Interested? Get in contact - come help us cut food waste in half!

Shelf Engine
Team Size:125
Location:Seattle, WA
Bede Jordan
Bede Jordan
Stefan Kalb
Stefan Kalb