SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

MADISON, WI

Fetch is a fast-growing technology company innovating and changing how consumers fulfill their grocery needs. We are headquartered in the heart of downtown Madison, with offices in Chicago and New York. Fetch currently provides a mobile grocery shopping app, Fetch Rewards, that allows users to get rewarded every time they scan a receipt from a grocery store. Fetch Rewards is free and available in both the Android and iOS platforms. The mission of Fetch is to provide easy access to the information and technology necessary for people to enjoy every stage in the life of food (inspiration, planning, purchasing, preparation, and of course ... eating). Founded in 2013 and growing, Fetch is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us change the grocery shopping experience.

The Senior Software Engineer will focus on building backend services to integrate seamlessly with our data warehouse, mobile platforms, and other systems. This will be a key leadership position on our team, tasked with providing guidance and technical direction for our backend services and systems. Success in this role requires the ability to be handed a challenging problem and design & develop an appropriate solution with little to no assistance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Break problems into solvable pieces and translate those solutions into code. We use the best technical solution for the project so be prepared to work across many different languages and databases.
  • Hands-on architectural design and implementation of highly scalable and reliable services.
  • Ensure delivery of a high-quality product by being involved in all areas of the software development life-cycle.
  • Drive projects from conceptualization through to successful deployment and on-going support and maintenance.

SKILLS WE BELIEVE YOU NEED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • 5-7 years of experience as a software engineer
  • Proficiency with Java (or other object-oriented language) and excellent understanding of service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to troubleshoot large scale production systems and explain both short and long-term solutions with trade-offs.
  • Effective communication, including the ability translate and explain technical issues to a non-development team member.
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a team, both within and across departments.
  • Familiarity with at least one version control system (bonus points for knowing the exact Git commands).
  • Love of Dogs! . . . Or just tolerance. We're a very canine friendly workplace.

SKILLS WE BELIEVE WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Working with MongoDB and MySQL (or other relational database)
  • Developing on an AWS supported stack
  • Experience with test writing and quality assurance.
  • We prefer an undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering or mathematical field of study

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

We know we're both succeeding when:

  • Our project and technical backlog begin shrinking.
  • Our systems are stable and supportable, and our technical solutions can keep up with our business strategy.
  • You are able to see growth and success from the less-experienced developers due to your mentoring and direction.
  • You find yourself excited to tell people about what we're building here at Fetch. You wake up truly excited because you know what you do today will directly impact a young growing company.