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Senior​ ​Software​ ​Engineer-​ ​Backend


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About us:

At ​FR8Star ​we’re ​disrupting ​the ​trucking ​industry ​through ​our ​marketplace ​connecting ​shippers ​and heavy-haul ​carriers ​for ​oversize/overweight ​loads. ​Everything ​in ​our ​economy ​moves ​on ​trucks ​- ​this ​is ​a $700B ​industry. ​Join ​the ​FR8Star ​revolution ​to ​bring ​cloud ​software ​solutions ​to ​the ​small ​businesses that ​run ​over ​half ​of ​these ​trucks ​on ​the ​market. ​


We’ve ​built ​a ​rich ​and ​robust ​data ​model ​for ​our ​marketplace ​and ​customer ​interaction ​based ​on

Node.js ​(and ​some ​Java) ​on ​top ​of ​a ​PostgreSQL ​database, ​defining ​our ​REST ​api ​using ​Swagger. ​As we’re ​growing ​our ​business ​and ​the ​sophistication ​of ​the ​business ​increases ​the ​demands ​to ​the ​our backend ​are ​rapidly ​increasing.


The role:

We ​are ​looking ​for ​a ​senior ​server-oriented ​software ​engineer ​with ​a ​passion ​for ​data ​models, ​API design, ​database ​design ​and ​complex ​system ​integrations. The right candidate for this position will have ​​good ​communication ​skills ​and ​be ​motivated ​to ​produce ​results ​in a ​dynamic ​and ​often ​hectic ​environment.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Demonstrated experience designing ​and ​implementing ​new ​business ​requirements ​in  REST ​API ​all ​the ​way to ​the ​relational ​table ​level.

  • Demonstrated experience envisioning ​a ​long-term ​micro-service ​based ​architecture ​to reduce  ​internal ​dependencies ​and designing development path  ​to ​get ​there.

  • Experience Improving ​the ​robustness ​of ​the ​existing ​code ​base ​and ​bringing ​down ​the ​number ​of ​run-time ​errors to ​0.

  • Prior experience building ​integrations ​with ​3rd ​party ​tools such as  Zoho, ​Stripe, ​Plaid, ​HelloSign, ​Mandrill, ​Twilio ​and ​Google Maps and Location APIs.

  • Prior experience ​selecting ​the ​right ​technologies ​for ​implementing ​future ​architectures.

  • Strong communication skills.


You will:

The candidate will be responsible designing ​and ​implementing ​new ​business ​requirements ​in ​our ​model ​from ​the ​REST ​API ​all ​the ​way to ​the ​relational ​table ​level. You will also envision ​the ​long-term ​micro-service ​based ​architecture ​with ​less ​internal ​dependencies ​and work ​out ​a ​strategy ​for ​how ​we ​can ​get ​there. Beyond ​these ​initial ​goals, ​there’ll ​be ​lots ​of ​opportunities ​to grow, ​either ​through ​mentoring, ​coaching ​and ​managing ​teams, ​or ​by ​providing ​technical ​leadership and ​guidance.


What we can offer - Benefits & Perks:

  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401k

  • Commuter benefits

  • Amazing friendly culture

Fr8Star is connecting shippers moving flatbed & over-legal loads with specialized carriers.

Free Load Tracking · Transparent Costs · Excellent Service + Value · Heavy Haul Marketplace

Steps: Build Your Load, Get An Instant Estimate, Receive Carrier Bids, Book Transport.


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Fr8Star is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks 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.


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