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Software Engineer - Backend

Gridwise is one of the fastest growing startups in Pittsburgh.  We’ve developed a mobile platform that empowers over 70k rideshare drivers across 32 cities and counting, while also improving the way people move about in cities.  We pride ourselves on building a fun, diverse, innovative, transparent, and flexible workplace, with a focus on creating an environment for personal career growth and learning.

To support our rapid growth, we are looking for a Software Engineer who enjoys having autonomy, seeing their work directly impact the lives of others, and is as ambitious as we are in capturing a multi-billion dollar opportunity in the mobility industry.

As a core member of the Engineering team at Gridwise, you will:

  • Develop, deploy, and grow backend software features, services, & infrastructure for our core platform
  • Implement scalable and automated infrastructure for our applications and data services
  • Collaborate with our Data team to support data science, machine learning, and analytics efforts
  • Develop and support public API services for new business initiatives
  • Shape and implement engineering processes and developer best practices within the company
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of engineers, data scientists, designers, marketers, and business folks to support company roadmaps

Desirable Experience/Skills/Traits:

  • Experience developing and deploying scalable, cloud-hosted applications
  • Proficient working with a variety of web frameworks and programming languages
  • Prior experience with a variety of database technologies (SQL, NoSQL, etc)
  • Comfortable deploying and managing cloud infrastructure
  • Familiarity with automation and testing best practices 
  • Passionate about startups and the mobility industry
  • Works effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Exceptional Candidates may have prior experience:

  • Building and supporting geospatial data systems and/or other big data infrastructure
  • Designing and developing stream processing applications and services
  • Scaling engineering systems and practices within a growing startup
  • Supporting production-quality machine learning product features

This position is full-time and is located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Remote employment is not an option at this time.

Why work at Gridwise?

  • Build a platform that empowers an entire workforce 
  • Improve how people move in cities
  • Directly impact  the future of our company and the mobility industry

Company Benefits

  • Competitive salary & stock options
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible hours and remote work
  • Unlimited vacation (two weeks minimum)
  • Maternity break rooms
  • Rideshare credits & free parking
  • Choice between Apple or Windows equipment
  • Company-sponsored employee talks & conference attendance
  • Happy hours and company outings
  • Great location in the Strip District!

If you’re interested in empowering rideshare drivers and feel that you’d be a great fit for our team, apply today and tell us why!

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