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Senior Software Engineer Job Opening

Are you an experienced software engineer looking to lead a lean, tight-knit development team and play a critical role in the ideation, production and execution of a large-scale, rapidly-growing software? Want to work somewhere that combines the stability and resources of a profitable company with the relaxed environment of a startup and the mindset to stay agile as it grows? If so, we want you to join our development team as Senior Software Engineer.

Your Mission:

As a Senior Software Engineer at Shoeboxed, you’ll spend about half your time working on the JSON API that powers the Shoeboxed mobile and web app. It is written in Scala and talks to a few internal services that are written in Go, Python and Java. You’ll spend the other half of your time doing greenfield development on new apps and concepts built on some machine learning work that we have developed over the past few years.


  • A fresh-thinking, disciplined developer who is comfortable learning new technologies, tools and platforms.
  • Experience using Python, Scala, Ruby, Go, Elixir, and/or Java/Spring Framework.
  • Relational database experience.
  • Agile teamwork experience or strong desire to work on an agile team.
  • Fluency with HTTP, JSON and experience consuming and designing RESTful web services.
  • Git experience.

Bonus points for:

  • Machine learning experience.
  • Web scraping experience.
  • Mac OS X / Unix / Linux user with command-line experience.

Why work at Shoeboxed?

At Shoeboxed, you will have the opportunity to work directly with company leadership, take ownership of the projects you’re working on, and offer input on important product and development decisions. We provide a stable, creative environment that will allow you to move quickly and immediately see the impact of your work. Our development team strives to create elegant and maintainable software while leveraging the latest open source technologies. We also offer the following perks to all employees:
  • Competitive salary, stock options, insurance coverage (health, dental, life & disability), unlimited vacation and a retirement plan with 3% employer matching.
  • Free gym membership, half off tickets at all Durham venues, and free Bulls games from our Diamond View porch.
  • Free beverages, snacks, Friday lunches, and monthly team events.
  • Great location at American Underground in Downtown Durham.
  • A “work-hard, play-hard” mentality, filled with Wii games and dart matches.
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