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Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
About Us 🌎
EcoCart is a leading climate technology application for online retailers. We partner with brands to meet their sustainability goals by identifying opportunities to reduce their carbon footprint throughout their supply chain and business operations. Where greenhouse gas emissions are unavoidable we partner with certified carbon offset projects. By helping ecommerce businesses tell their sustainability story we boost trust, prevent greenwashing, and offset unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions.
We are a 20-person, remote-first company looking for people who are motivated by being part of a team building products that will help change the world. We're growing quickly, and want you to grow with us - Join us in our mission to make the fight against climate change easy, accessible, & affordable for everyone!
Check out who you'd be working with by viewing our public org chart here.
EcoCart is currently only hiring folks eligible to work in and physically based in the United States, Canada, or Latin America.
Check out our tech stack on StackShare:
The Opportunity 💻
EcoCart is on the hunt for a 10x engineer to take our product and team to the next level. In the next few months, you will have a brand-new product to build from 0-1. We are looking for an engineer who can be both an incredible executor and thoughtful mentor to our existing team of 5. With a strong bias for action, the right candidate's default setting is shipping fast and iterating rather than sitting on something waiting for it to be perfect. If you are motivated by having impact in a business and have experience across the full stack, we want to talk to you!

A day in the life ☀️

  • Champion architectural best practices, ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of EcoCart’s technology stack
  • Mentor junior engineers and play a key role in hiring – this role is expected to be about 50% technical leadership, 50% hands-on execution
  • Lead by example in conducting thorough and constructive code reviews, providing feedback that promotes learning and improvement
  • Partner with the Product Lead to drive the roadmap forward and optimize processes to ship quality product at scale; foster healthy friction to meet core business objectives
  • Report on standard KPIs on a monthly basis to ensure the engineering organization is meeting business objectives
  • Manage all engineering schedules, budget and resource allocations
  • Collaborate with other engineering leads to make sure we are navigating technical tradeoffs and building the proper technical architecture to scale the business.

Minimum Requirements 🔍

  • Experience building product and architecting systems from 0-1 in a startup environment.
  • 7+ years of full stack development experience, with an emphasis on frontend development
  • Professional programming experience using React/Typescript for building user interfaces and Node.js and/or Python for backend systems
  • Experience working with Shopify / other e-commerce applications
  • Broad knowledge of programming languages, software architecture, design and database systems. A strong philosophy on how certain technologies help achieve various business goals.
  • Maniacal bias-for-action

Preferred Qualifications 🚀

  • Experience with AWS tooling and infrastructure
  • Climate tech and/or sustainability experience
Salary range: $190k-$240k USD
varies by country - United States, Canada, and Latin America
This position is fully remote, allowing you to work from any country in the Americas. We embrace remote work culture and value diversity within our team. Recognizing the diverse economic landscapes across different regions, we adjust our salary ranges based on the country in which the candidate resides.
During the interview process, candidates will be provided with specific salary information corresponding to their country of residence. We believe in transparency and equitable compensation practices, ensuring that all team members are fairly compensated based on their location and skillset.
Benefits 🎉
-Series A Equity
-Unlimited PTO
-Paid parental leave
-Flexible hours
-Remote-first environment
-Best-of-the-best options for medical, dental, & vision insurance
-Mental health benefits
-Proactive, collaborative company culture with a shared vision for climate impact!