Backend / API Engineer job in Boston, MA | Paperless Parts

Backend / API Engineer
Paperless PartsBoston, MAa month ago
Who are we:
From small local businesses to large multinational corporations, when manufacturers use Paperless Parts, they free up valuable time to focus on what is truly important to them. Our customers spend more time with their families, expand their businesses, invest in sustainable practices, and grow as a result of new opportunities. We’re a passionate team that believes manufacturing is a vital component of our everyday lives and the backbone of our economy. We’re dedicated to providing this invaluable industry with a cloud-native platform that empowers the next generation of manufacturers to join the digital age. From life-saving medical devices to critical components that unlock new depths of outer space, our customers produce parts that go into some of the world’s coolest and most impactful products. Without manufacturing, many new ideas never become a reality. It is our mission to enable manufacturers with the technology they need to drive innovation – and our world – forward.
Paperless Parts is a team of motivated and hardworking creators and doers. If you’re looking to have a direct impact on a fast-scaling company that is revolutionizing an entire industry, read on and apply!
Due to the nature of our business and interaction with external clients, Paperless Parts has a COVID-19 vaccination mandate. (Unvaccinated persons may request medical or religious accommodations on a case-by-case basis).
Your purpose:
As a back-end software engineer, you will collaborate with your teammates, including designers and product managers, to build full end-to-end features. Our teams are data-driven and outcome-focused; they are built around specific short-term and long-term user goals. This allows our teams to own the success of our customers wholly.
Who you are:
You’re an individual with high attention to detail. You care about the quality of your work because you know how it impacts our customers. You understand what it takes to build a robust and scalable service and can help us work toward such a vision. You’ve worked within an agile environment before and know how to collaborate with your team in an iterative fashion to achieve team goals.
This position requires activities that are subject to US Export Control Laws and require US Citizenship or Green Card Holder.
Responsibilities include:

  • Help the rest of your development team meet project commitments and goals

  • You will also work with other backend engineers to improve the tooling and infrastructure for our tech stack

  • Here are examples of what you might be doing in a particular day:

    • Build a new API to help enable a new feature

    • Refactor an existing API that has been timing out for certain request types

    • Build a new microservice that powers a new feature for our customers

    • Deal with high volume data import / export problems pertaining with moving customer data between Paperless Parts and the customer ecosystem

    • Work on establishing appropriate design patterns, such as how we should deal with asynchronous jobs

  • As part of the Paperless Sarts team, further, the company-wide DEI & social impact initiates

  • Travel to job shops as needed, COVID-19 vaccination required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • 2-3 years related work experience

  • Proficient in Cloud Providers such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Experience working with Docker and its associated tooling

  • Experience with a modern web application stack e.g. Python/Django, Node/Express, Java/Spring

  • Work Experience with CI/CD tooling e.g. Jenkins

  • SQL and relational database experience desired

  • Efficient communicator, both verbally and written

Paperless Parts Life:
Paperless Parts is an exciting Boston-based Series B SaaS company that has created the leading cloud-native software platform for manufacturers.
Team: You will be joining a highly driven and collaborative team that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of manufacturers to join the digital age.
Culture: At Paperless Parts, we value intentionality in everything we do, grit in the pursuit of excellence, and curiosity with a bias towards action to deliver simple solutions. We live and breathe these values every day. As a fast-growing company, we’re continually improving what we’ve built while still building from the ground up. This creates a fast-paced environment where we work hard and celebrate our wins.
Office: Our office is full of energy; people regularly collaborate to solve hard problems. We recognize that people work well in different environments and have intentionally designed our office to provide collaborative spaces and quiet focus areas. We have the top floor of a renovated brick and beam building where you will always be greeted by our friendly office dog, Bella, and have access to snacks, a rotating selection of beer on tap, and regularly catered meals. Our height-adjustable desks are set up with dual monitors, and employees are provided with the latest Apple technology to support productivity. Because we value the safety of our team, all employees and guests must be fully vaccinated to enter our office.
Location: Our headquarters is located in the bustling West End neighborhood of Boston, MA, and across the street from the new Hub Hall at TD Garden and North Station for easy access to most transit routes (Orange/Green Line and Commuter Rail) or a 6-minute walk from the Blue Line. Secure bike storage is available.
We value you and your family. With this in mind, full-time employees are provided:

  • 100% coverage of health, dental, and vision for you and your dependents

  • Competitive pay, with bonuses and equity

  • Unlimited PTO

  • 11+ paid holidays

  • Work from home flexibility

  • Company-sponsored wellness stipend/free gym membership

  • Company-sponsored life, disability, and voluntary life insurance

  • Pre-tax Commuter and FSA/Dependent Care FSA

  • 401(k) plan

  • Employee recognition program

Paperless Parts is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

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