Software Engineer Lead (Applications)

| Greater LA Area
This role will be part of a newly formed team(s) for application development. Leading full-stack development of all applications in their product portfolio. As the company continues to grow opportunities for broader management responsibilities will emerge and lead engineers will be in the position to step into those new roles. Fast growing company in a hot market. Very well funded, including premier Silicon Valley investors. Minimal legacy code to work on and most development will be greenfield.

What will you do?

  • Effectively manage a team of engineers (front-end and back-end) to deliver new product features.
  • Work closely with product to design and build technology solutions to business problems.
  • Accurately Estimate projects and manage stakeholder expectations around delivery timelines to balance delivery velocity with building architecturally consistent solutions.
  • Ensure the quality of the delivered projects is high through unit and integration testing and consistent to our architectural best practices.
  • Leverage continuous delivery tooling to be deploying to production every day.
  • Work cross functionally within engineering to identify challenges with the platform architecture or cloud infrastructure to ensure the application development teams can complete work with minimal friction from the platform.

What we hope you have done:

  • Delivered and maintained microservices in a production cloud environment, ideally using continuous delivery practices. Or delivered and maintained web applications using a modern Javascript framework (like React, Angular, or Vue.js) also, ideally using continuous delivery practices.
  • Managed the development and delivery of software via an agile team, working closely with product.
  • Mentored and developed more junior engineers.
  • Shown the ability to identify challenges within a development team and are comfortable coming up with effective solutions.
  • With extensive experience reviewing code and providing feedback to the engineering team through pull requests.

NEXT Trucking is a venture-backed company boldly taking on the challenge of digitizing the $900B freight trucking industry. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers engage and communicate by creating an on-demand platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and be able to have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process.
NEXT was founded by Lidia Yan and Elton Chung with over 20 + years of experience in logistics and technology. We have raised over $21M led by Sequoia Capital. We have assembled a team with experience from companies such as Apple, Google, Unity, C.H. Robinson, Snap, Idealab, Kareo and GoFundMe. Come join us as we innovate the transportation industry.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
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    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

With easy access to the 105 and 710 you can easily hop on and off the freeway! *In May 2019, we will be moving to offices in El Segundo*

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”

Sahar

LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."

Cole

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."

Corey

Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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