Engineering Manager - Integrations at Mothership

| Greater LA Area
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We are building the future of freight

Mothership's groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world's potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Founded in 2017, we're backed by some of venture capital's best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today's most innovative companies.

As an Engineering Manager on the Integrations team, you’ll get to develop the architecture of our public APIs and build the internal products that empower our Operations teams. 

The ideal candidate for this role has recent hands-on experience designing, building, and iterating on scalable back-end systems and critical business logic. We're looking for an engineer who shares our passion for delighting customers with incredible software. Our team works in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, so great communication skills and a willingness to take risks and push boundaries are a must.

What you’ll get to do

  • Design and implement public-facing APIs that allow shippers to integrate with our software
  • Develop the internal products and tools used to power Mothership
  • Collaborate with senior leadership, product managers, and engineering pods across Mothership to develop the strategy for the Integrations Team
  • Architect modern solutions to challenges interacting with legacy systems
  • Build for scalability, as we rapidly expand our network of carriers and partners
  • Implement features to enhance our sophisticated internal freight management system and our integrations with third party freight carriers
  • Mentor other engineers and take ownership of the products you build

What success looks like in this role

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of overall experience, 3 years in leadership
  • Experience in a leadership role at either a well-established organization or at a high-growth company
  • Technical capacity to partner with cross-functional tech leads and comfortable being hands-on in all areas of the product stack (frontend, backend, data)
  • Significant experience developing customer-facing products
  • Ability to rapidly iterate on product features and enjoy working in an environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Significant experience developing software incrementally with continuous development and deployment
  • Demonstrable experience with the full lifecycle of developing public APIs, including update, replacement, and deprecation
  • Strong product mindset with the desire to build next generation customer experiences
  • Ability to architect simple, modular, and scalable solutions in microservice environments
  • Experience working in a fast paced and execution-focused environment
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to both professionals and non-specialists
  • Strong, recent hands-on experience with NodeJS and TypeScript
  • Familiarity with building and distributing Electron applications is a plus
  • Familiarity with real-time pub/sub services such as Kafka is a plus

Technologies we're working with

  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • PostgreSQL
  • Firebase
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Salary, Benefits & Perks

  • Full health, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k (4% company match)
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Work at our bright, window filled, open floor plan office in Culver City, CA
  • Equipped with the latest technology

Culture at Mothership

We’re an ambitious, endlessly curious, and open-minded group. Our team is passionate about our mission and eager to produce work at the highest level. The office is upbeat and supportive, because we care about each other and believe positive momentum equals better outcomes.

If this sounds like a place you’d be a great addition to, let’s chat.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PandasLibraries
    • React NativeLibraries
    • OpenStreetMapsLibraries
    • Google OR-ToolsLibraries
    • MapboxLibraries
    • Scikit LearnLibraries
    • GatsbyLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • FirebaseDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PeriscopeAnalytics
    • AmplitudeAnalytics
    • FullstoryAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AbstractDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ContentfulCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • IntercomCRM
    • SendGridEmail


We're based in the hip arts district of Culver City near LA's best hangouts and just two blocks south of the La Cienega / Jefferson Expo Line stop.

An Insider's view of Mothership

What are some social events your company does?

Scotch Thirty is a social tasting club, held every Wednesday.


Sr. Engineering Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Lots of collaborative content creation! Whether I’m working with Sales or Design, it’s always about creating meaningful communication to help our users get the most out of the platform.


Marketing Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Be curious, be creative, and ability to give and receive feedback.


Director of Talent

What is your vision for the company?

This is your legacy. Let's build something you’re proud of. Something you will forever tell your friends and family about. As this evolves, this should be an eye opening journey few will ever get to experience. Be present for the journey and shape this company so that it stands out as one of the most important pieces of your life story.

Aaron & Gregg


What's something quirky about your company?

We love movies about trucks. #overthetop


Sr. Director of Logistics Partnerships

What are Mothership Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Mothership provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Mothership hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Pet Friendly
Mothership's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Mothership hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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