Snackpass

Order ahead at restaurants and get rewards with friends.

Full Stack Software Engineer

Location
San Francisco, CA / New York, NY / Los Angeles, CA / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

Who we are

Snackpass is building social meets mobile ordering for restaurants. Skip the line and get rewards with friends. Our users save time, save money and connect with friends on our social commerce layer that includes social rewards, group buying, and social menu. Meanwhile, we help restaurants recruit new customers, engage existing ones, and streamline operations to ultimately grow their business. Snackpass is transforming the restaurant ordering experience into a rich, personalized and social experience. Snackpass is one the largest social commerce platforms in the US, one of the fastest growing marketplaces, and a top 100 YC company. We’re backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, First Round Capital, and Craft Ventures. We are growing 3x YoY and are a team of 80 people. And we’re just getting started. The environment at Snackpass is high impact, fast paced, and empowering for everyone. We are growing fast and looking for hungry and humble builders to join us in any of our hubs (NYC, SF, LA) or remotely.

The Opportunity

While we’ve seen the rise of online delivery apps, delivery makes up less than 10% of the restaurant market. The rest — takeout and dine-in — remains offline, anonymous, and on the verge of disruption. There is a $600B opportunity to make offline takeout and dine-in transactions digital, social, and mobile, and we’re leading this movement. We started on college campuses and are now bringing Snackpass to every college campus and city in the country.

What we're looking for 👀

  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling such as React
  • Experience with architectural patterns of complex web applications (e.g., well-designed APIs)
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with MDM (Mobile Device Management) solutions is a plus
  • Experience with functional programming languages is a plus

Projects you'll be working on 👷

  • Build the next generation of analytics and customer management for restaurants. Thousands of restaurants are going to run their businesses and manage their customers with the tools you build. You will be the reason they change their menus, the way they collect feedback from their customers, and the brain behind their staffing decisions.
  • Social commerce represents one of the largest untapped opportunities in the US. It brings incremental orders to restaurants and allows them to operate more efficiently. You will own two of our social commerce pillars; party mode, which lets users engage their friends in their orders for additional discounts, and following, which lets users personally interact with their favorite restaurants. They are the essence of Snackpass’s incredible consumer experience, and represent its most ambitious bets.

Benefits 🎁

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off and 12 paid holidays
  • Remote friendly
  • Home office stipend
  • Professional development stipend
  • Flexible hours
  • Ample Snackpass swag
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Employee referral bonus program

Snackpass is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. In fact, we are confident that the most inclusive and diverse teams accomplish the most extraordinary results.

About the interview

Here are the steps included in our process. Success in each step leads to the following step:

  • Recruiter conversation.
  • Hiring Manager interview. May include in-interview coding on candidate's IDE.
  • Virtual onsite with 4 members of our team.
    • 2 Coding interviews using candidate's IDE.
    • Software design and technology foundation. Leveraging Zoom whiteboard when needed.
    • Product manager interview.
  • Reference calls and background checks.
  • Offer.

We also offer a take-home assignment as an alternative to the virtual onsite coding interview.

Why you should join Snackpass

At Snackpass we are building a social layer for commerce, where you can buy anything with friends. At $60M/year in sales volume, we are the largest social commerce platform in the US.

We are starting with mobile ordering for restaurants, where there is a 600B opportunity to take offline takeout and dine-in transactions online.

While we’ve seen the rise of online delivery apps, delivery only makes up 8% of the restaurant market. The rest — takeout and dine-in — remains offline, anonymous, and on the verge of disruption.

Snackpass is leading the way in the cashierless transformation. Registers are slow, inefficient, and create long lines. We believe that over the next five years, registers will be replaced by self-service kiosk and mobile order, and restaurant workers will be freed up to create food and service rather than punch in orders.

Unlike incumbent POS companies, we go beyond the transaction layer and create a rich relationship between the restaurant and its followers. Restaurants are brands with local followings, not commodities. We give merchants tools to grow and engage their customer base and convert offline, anonymous in-store traffic into digital followers.

For users, Snackpass is a way to save time, save money and connect with friends. We are building a social network unlike any other that exists today in the west. Social buying creates new ways to connect with friends that go beyond sharing text and photos. On Snackpass, you can share points, see other people’s orders, and team up to unlock value you couldn’t get anywhere else.

We have taken college campuses by storm, where we consistently reach over 80% penetration and industry-high levels of engagement and retention. We are now expanding into cities with the goal of being in every restaurant in the country.

Snackpass
Founded:2017
Team Size:38
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Jamie Marshall
Jamie Marshall
Founder
Kevin Tan
Kevin Tan
CEO