Forager is a venture-backed innovator in the cross-border logistics industry. With a combination of cutting-edge technology and decades of industry experience, Forager is changing the game. We’re tackling the problems international shippers and carriers have faced for years and delivering seamless and modern transportation solutions for our customers.

We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our product development team. You will conceptualize, design, build and deploy to the field new and innovative products for our internal teams as well as external customers. You’ll want to be comfortable with both sides of the stack or are willing to get comfortable. 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):

  1. Transparency and Fairness
  2. Support and Trust in our Team and Management
  3. Anti-Micromanagement
  4. Titles aren’t important, and the ideas of an Intern are as valid (and wanted) as the CEO’s
  5. Investing in our Team’s Growth and Advancement
  6. Getting Stuff Done - without Compromising on any of the above

Our Tech Stack:

  • React (Hooks ftw!)
  • 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 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 fellow team members
  • Have an active role in crafting technical and product strategy
  • Work closely with a small talented team of engineers, 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 judgement

You Should Have:

  • 6+ Year of Software Engineering experience (Preferably with our Stack)
  • Solid knowledge of React, Node/Express, and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with TDD and JS testing frameworks like Jest
  • Experience integrating apps with RESTful API's

It’d be Great if you have Experience With:

  • Implementing Auth0
  • AWS Platform Including EC2, RDS, and S3
  • Startup Environments
  • ElasticSearch

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with the Logistics/Freight Industry
  • Design and UI/UX Skills
  • Experience with Figma/Invision

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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