Senior Back-End Engineer

Posted Mar 30

Shopmonkey's vision is to help every shop thrive by equipping them with the tools they need to run and grow their business. Our cloud based all-in-one shop management software takes owners and technicians from the initial quote stage all the way to cashing out a satisfied customer. Our software has a modern and intuitive UI and our backend is powered by the latest technologies so our clients can focus on the things they do best.

As a Backend Engineer Developer at Shopmonkey you will have an opportunity to take part in the full development lifecycle, from idea generation and brainstorming, to implementation and testing. You will build a strong relationship with Product and Design teams and ensure Shopmonkey's vision and goals are aligned. You will take abstract problems and interactively distill and build scalable, sustainable, and performant solutions. Our ideal candidate has strong backend development experience and has worked in a Javascript tech stack. Shopmonkey's core languages are React, Typescript and Node.js.

You Will Have The Opportunity To:

  • Communicate regularly with the engineering leadership and product managers to ensure the project is on track and checkpoint goals are met.
  • Consult on best engineering approaches, technologies, architecture, design, tools, and solutions.
  • Provide implementation estimates and evaluations of different solutions, approaches, frameworks, etc.
  • Take up challenges faced within the engineering team like problems in the release process, build issues and other pressing problems raised by customers that require quick turnaround with the highest quality of work.
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Provide solutions for discovered bottlenecks and get a chance to refactor parts of the code
  • Create tools and automate requests

We Are Looking For People Who Have:

  • Experience working cross-functionally and have a high EQ and can work within ambiguity
  • Worked as a senior level engineer and provided mentorship to less experience engineering team
  • Championed best practices and understands the value of software standards
  • Deployed production level backend code within a Javascript tech stack
  • Experience developing REST APIs
  • Strong system design and design patterns experience
  • Experience with MongoDB, PostgreSQL databases, ElasticSearch

Bonus Points:

  • If you have experience with working with international teams - we have engineers in the USA and Ukraine!
  • Experience with Redis databases, Kafka (additionally Connect API, Streams API)

About the Industry

The US is the second largest passenger vehicle market with more than 260 million registered passenger vehicles, and the global car repair market is estimated to be worth more than $500B. Shopmonkey aims to change the status quo and enable auto shops to become more efficient and give their customers a more delightful experience.

About Shopmonkey

Shopmonkey, the leading auto-repair shop software company, is a venture-funded, cloud-based solution that consolidates the complexities of running an auto repair business - from appointment scheduling, to parts ordering, to managing inventory and processing payments - all onto a single platform. We help repair shops consolidate tools, save time, and streamline their entire operation with simple, easy-to-use software.

Shopmonkey is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We are looking for team members that are committed to the Shopmonkey mission. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.