SwiftSku

Management and analytics software for convenience stores

Senior Backend Engineer - Python

Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

Who We Are

About SwiftSku

At SwiftSku, We are building the infrastructure to tap into real time point of sale data at tens of thousands of convenience stores across the United States. Convenience store owners are finding that their priceless point of sale data is being deleted and are forced to rely on their gut for important business decisions. SwiftSku has a hardware device that plugs into their point of sale systems to empower owners with business intelligence for the first time all from their smartphone so they could manage & monitor their stores from anywhere. We take the guesswork out of running a convenience store with predictive analytics, dashboards, and reports.

About The Team

SwiftSku was founded by Mit Patel and Daniel Mazur. Mit and Daniel have extensive experience in the convenience store industry and applying analytics and Business Intelligence to improve industry processes. The SwiftSku team has over 25 years of collective c-store industry experience.

SwiftSKU has been on a mission to empower the mom and pop convenience stores to run their businesses like the big box retailers. SwiftSku's mobile app automates manual tasks and price book management. Small business owners rely on our technology to be sound so they can make the best decisions for their business with confidence.

Solving convenience store owners' pains of today leads to SwiftSku's greater vision of optimising the supply chain, facilitating a retailer agnostic consumer brand relationship, and providing data-driven business analytics to brands and retailers alike.

What You'll Do

We are seeking great engineers to join our team in building our platform to power the convenience stores across the United States. You'll get to work with other engineers to build delightful features that span various parts of the system, as well as our business, sales and operations teams to understand and solve our users' pain points. You will have the opportunity to grow as a leader and the possibilities are endless.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain beautiful, robust, and powerful APIs and services for the platform.
  • Help debug and solve critical production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
  • Work with engineers across the company to build new features, while improving internal engineering standards, tooling, and processes.

Who You Are

We're looking for people with a strong background or interest in building successful products or systems; you're comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; you have exquisite attention to detail; and you're comfortable learning new technologies and systems. As a member of our small team you will have a lot of independence and responsibilities. Although the company is based in the United States, this role is fully remote.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong technical background, with at least 3 years of experience in backend development using Python.
  • Extensively worked on Async libraries like Asyncio or uvloop
  • Worked on Asyncio with RDBMS i.e. PostgresQL
  • Strong expertise and practical knowledge in NoSQL databases like MongoDB , Couchbase etc.
  • Written API's in modern frameworks like FastAPI, Flask, Django, Sanic or asyncio libraries.
  • Data Engineering - Using concurrency modules in Python
  • Good understanding and practical knowledge in cloud based services (e.g. GraphQL, cloud services such as AWS, etc.)
  • Familiar with the full life cycle of software development, from design and implementation to testing and deployment.
  • Be able to work well in a remote development environment.
  • Be able to communicate in English at a native speaking and writing level.
  • Be responsible to your fellow remote team members.
  • Be highly communicative and go out of your way to contribute to the team and help others.

Good To Have Skills

  • CI/CD Pipelines: Salt & Bitbucket Pipelines
  • Manipulating and ingesting large XML files
  • Linux System Administration - Networking: Firewalls & TCP/IP
  • BI / Data Analytics

We look forward to hearing from you

At SwiftSKU, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

Why you should join SwiftSku

SwiftSku’s app connects to point of sales at convenience stores in real time, enabling owners to remotely manage and monitor their stores. We take the guesswork out of running a convenience store with predictive analytics, dashboards, and reports.

SwiftSku's CEO, Mit Patel, grew up managing the inventory, pricebook, and reporting of his family’s convenience stores and, when vendors would come by, he’d bridge the language barrier as a translator. More than 85% of independent convenience stores are owned by Indian families like Mit’s.

Solving convenience store owners' pains of today leads to SwiftSku's greater vision of optimizing the supply chain, facilitating a retailer agnostic consumer<>brand relationship, and providing data-driven business analytics to brands and retailers alike.

SwiftSku
Founded:2019
Team Size:35
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Daniel Mazur
Daniel Mazur
Founder
Mit Patel
Mit Patel
Founder