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Lead Full-Stack Engineer

$160,000 - $190,000 yearly

Shop-Ware is looking for a Lead Full-Stack Engineer to join our team.

Location: REMOTE in US or Canada only, please.
Compensation: $160k-$190k base + equity, health/vision/dental insurance, 401k, great work environment, quickly growing company. 

We are a rapidly-growing 100-employee Series A startup ($15M in 2020) delivering a large Rails web application at scale to thousands of auto repair facilities internationally.

Want to have a direct, significant impact on the customer-facing product and see your work in use by auto repair professionals every week? Want to work with a team committed to quality software, modern devops practices and tooling, and a positive, collaborative culture? Join our passionate team of high-caliber technologists who genuinely enjoy logging into work each day.

We offer a great fully-remote team environment, competitive compensation with equity, benefits, generous PTO, and health/dental/vision insurance. 

 In this role, you will:
  • Serve as the technical lead for a team of full-stack software engineers

  • Strive to improve the overall quality of our product, codebase, and developer processes.

  • Collaborate with the Product Team to provide higher-level direction for features and the project as a whole.

  • Provide technical guidance to your team (code reviews, pairing, implementation guidance) including some direct reports as well as cross-team assistance.

  • Coach, mentor, and provide feedback to your team to maximize team quality and productivity.

  • Code in Ruby and JavaScript (React)

  • Deliver architecture and systems improvements (e.g. solve issues with PostgreSQL, sidekiq, caching, memory consumption, performance improvements)

  • Organize and guide your team to deliver high-value nuanced features.

  • Participate in production incident support.

Qualifications desired:

  • 8+ years of professional experience 

    • 5+ years experience with Ruby on Rails

    • 3+ years experience with a modern javascript framework (React/Angular/Vue.js/etc.)

  • Significant experiencing leading and managing a small dev team.

  • Passion for building full stack, highly customized systems, from scalable backend services to frontend projects.

  • Thorough knowledge of Ruby on Rails: the pitfalls of the framework, how to effectively organize code in a larger project, and how to write efficient and understandable code. 

  • Very comfortable with JavaScript - we have a lot of client-side code.

  • Software architectural experience. A strong understanding of how different web services and data stores can interact in a reliable, scalable fashion.

  • Great written and oral communication skills.

About Shop-Ware: Shop-Ware, founded in 2013, is the automotive aftermarket's premier enterprise-grade SaaS platform for auto shop management. The company recently closed their Series-A funding and is in growth mode. 

Our software provides cutting edge solutions for the modern repair facility and is committed to developing sophisticated tools to help the aftermarket thrive and grow. Shop-Ware harnesses the best technologies available for the internet and mobile devices and puts them to work for independent small businesses. The cloud-based application helps automotive shops find seamless and intuitive solutions to increasing sell-through and customer satisfaction, and allows for huge increases in efficiency and operating profit.