Forager Logistics was founded with the goal of making it easier for shippers to transport their products between the US and both Mexico and Canada, with a focus on servicing the most complex supply chain networks. By specializing in the most challenging freight, Forager Logistics sets itself apart from the industry and is uniquely primed for success. We're part of the solution to a fragmented and outdated industry that's primed for disruption.

We are looking for a Lead Full Stack Software Engineer to provide technical and architectural leadership for our core product team. You will conceptualize, design, build and deploy to the field new and innovative products for our internal teams as well as external customers. Our Team Lead will need to wear a lot of hats - including hands-on coding, mentoring developers, influencing our product vision, and designing our system architecture. We have high standards for code quality, all forms of testing, and intelligent architecture.

What We Believe In (for real, not just in our job posting):

  • Transparency and Fairness
  • Support and Trust in our Team and Management
  • Anti-Micromanagement
  • Healthy Life/Work Balance
  • Titles aren’t important, and the ideas of an Intern are as valid (and wanted) as the CEO’s
  • Investing in our Team’s Growth and Advancement
  • Getting Stuff Done - without Compromising on any of the above

Our Tech Stack:

  • React / Redux
  • Node.JS / Express
  • AWS EC2 / RDS / S3
  • PostgreSQL
  • And more as we grow, which you will have a direct impact on

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Be a key hands-on contributor to the implementation of new products and features across the entire stack
  • Build, test, and support new features/bug fixes in our core application and others to follow
  • Code reviews and mentoring for your team members
  • Have an active role in crafting technical and product strategy
  • Work closely with a small talented team of engineers, both remote and on-site, focused on building and managing core front-end and backend services
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Working directly with the founding team building the future of the company together
  • Tackle ambiguous tasks with sound judgment
  • Interview and assist with candidate selection for your team

You Should Have:

  • 5+ Years of Software Engineering experience (Preferably with our Stack)
  • 1+ Years experience leading engineering teams
  • Solid knowledge of React/Redux, Node/Express, and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with TDD and JS testing frameworks like Jest
  • Experience integrating apps with RESTful API's
  • Have built and shipped product to market

It’d be great if you have Experience With:

  • Implementing Auth0
  • AWS Platform Including EC2, RDS, and S3
  • Startup Environments
  • ElasticSearch
  • Mapping API's like Google/MapBox/HERE
  • Architecting PostgreSQL Databases
  • Material-UI

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with the Logistics/Freight Industry
  • Having scaled successful web apps from start to launch

And of Course, Benefits!:

  • Highly Competitive Compensation
  • Fortune 500 level benefits package (401k, Health, Vision, Dental, etc.)
  • Unique office space in the trendy Fulton Market District
  • Exciting, fast-growing startup environment
  • We are well funded and growing quickly
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