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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023
Join us in revolutionizing the freight industry at GoodShip, the pioneer platform for digital procurement and performance measurement. In an era defined by supply chain instability and inflation, GoodShip equips freight shippers with the modern tools needed to navigate these challenges effectively.

About GoodShip

GoodShip, the first neutral platform in the $900B US truckload market, offers a comprehensive solution for procurement, performance measurement, and business optimization. Our platform empowers shippers and freight carriers to transition from traditional spreadsheet and email management to a more streamlined, AI-powered system that provides automated reports, insightful analytics, and carrier scorecards. By integrating seamlessly with any shipper TMS, GoodShip enhances collaboration among brokers and carriers.

Backed by leading venture firms such as FUSE, Ironspring Ventures, and Chicago Ventures along with founders of leading freight-tech companies, including Convoy, Stord, Project44, and FreightWaves, GoodShip is positioned for success with significant financial support and strong early traction.

Your Role

As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll join our mission to build a modern freight platform from scratch. Working with a dynamic, agile team, you'll have the opportunity to make a substantial impact on our business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Iterate quickly with a small team to build and launch new ideas and products.
  • Contribute to high-impact code that will drive the business forward.
  • Design new systems from the ground up.
  • Establish and promote best engineering practices to facilitate our ongoing growth.

What We're Looking For:
  • 5+ years of industry experience in software development as part of a professional team.
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in technical leadership and defining technical strategy in a product-oriented team.
  • A strong sense of ownership and responsibility.
  • A growth mindset, coupled with the ability to quickly learn new technologies and concepts to meet customer needs.
  • Broad understanding of both frontend and backend technologies, with a solid grasp of cloud-based architectures.
  • Proven ability to foster diverse, flexible, and empathetic engineering teams.

Nice To Have
  • Experience building enterprise SaaS applications
  • Familiarity with trucking or logistics industry
  • Experience with AWS, Javascript/Typescript, GraphQL, React, or PostgreSQL

  • Generous equity compensation
  • 100% Employer paid health benefits for employees
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology that directly makes an impact on customers and the freight industry