Sr. Software Engineer - Apps & Marketplaces

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Product & Engineering

Company Description

Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?

About Tradeshift
Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

About The Team 

Tradeshift’s Apps Engineering takes what is unique about a company’s supply chain and turns it into a sustainable competitive advantage. Tradeshift Apps Engineering provides individual pluggable applications and integrations that work together to cover the different aspects of a business such as procurement, supplier risk, sustainability, finance, etc. We're a team of dedicated and nimble engineers who are focused on delivering the right value added solutions to enable our customers’ digital transformation.

Job Description

What you will be doing as a Tradeshift Software Engineer:

  • Building software to solve big problems and designing solutions with cutting edge technology

  • Working with customers to gain insight into the world’s largest supply chains and working on projects to digitize and provide transparency and traceability across the supply chain.

  • Acting as a thought leader in developing solutions, from prototyping and high-level system design to application development

  • Evangelizing Tradeshift’s Platform both internally, and with partners and customers

About you:

  • You are a developer excited to use technology to solve big problems with at least 5 years of experience in a technical environment

  • You enjoy the opportunity to talk to customers, partners, and our external facing teams to understand their needs and make a direct impact with your system implementation

  • You’re able to quickly estimate the level of work required for a system change or project

  • You know how to present technical implementations to non-technical audiences

  • You have great written and verbal communication skills and have prior experience working in cross-functional teams across multiple geographies

  • You are a fast learner with a strong motivation and curiosity to come up to speed quickly on new business areas, products, and technologies

  • You thrive on challenges that require innovative problem solving and out of the box thinking

  • You take pride in the quality of your work, attention to detail, and focus on commitments


  • Proficient in NodeJS and ideally have experience with at least one other language such as Java and/or Python

  • Experience with cloud-based architectures as well as build and deployment models

  • Experience with building and consuming RESTful APIs

  • Experience with microservices architecture

  • Experience with the serverless framework is a big plus

  • Experience with relational databases and database architecture; Experience with Postgres is a big plus

  • Knowledge of AWS services and architecture; queueing (kinesis/kafka and/or SQS), DynamoDB, API Gateway, CloudFormation

  • Experience with logging tools, incorporating metrics and monitoring tools, and test driven development

  • Experience debugging and troubleshooting complex operational problems

  • Demonstrated results in leading technical design efforts

  • Prior experience integrating with third party services is highly desirable

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences

  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field

Additional Information

Location: San Francisco
At our Headquarters in San Francisco, you’ll be surrounded by the best and brightest in the industry, as well as a few of our furry friends. Your colleagues are wicked smart and some of the kindest and nicest people around. We’re never assholes. You’ll be given the opportunity to do creative problem solving for issues that actually matter, and have a real impact on the projects you are driving.

Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, and guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride and passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, and then you’ll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock. 

TradeShifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want 
  • You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, and guts.
  • Career and professional development opportunities

  • Flexible hours and vacation policy

  • Supplemented cell phone plan

  • Lunch provided daily from local SF eateries and snacks

  • Fully paid 6 months parental leave
  • A competitive compensation package + equity

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Life, short and long-term disability insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness and volunteer Programs

  • Fun company events like happy hours, outings and much more!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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