Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Engineering
Full-time
Over $20 trillion worth of goods—the items we use, wear and consume every day—flow through increasingly complex global supply chains annually. Alloy is a supply chain synchronization platform that connects manufacturers, suppliers, logistics providers, distributors, and retailers, giving businesses end-to-end visibility with fast and actionable insights. Our customers—companies the make, move, and sell products—use Alloy to get the right products to the right place at the right time with greater agility, efficiency, and effectiveness than ever before. We work with companies of all sizes in many industries, ranging from Fortune 100 enterprises to fast-growing, innovative manufacturers.

We are early stage, well funded by leading VCs, and growing fast. Our small team studied at top institutions including MIT, Stanford, Waterloo, Caltech, ETH Zurich, Carnegie Mellon, and Harvard and has diverse backgrounds and experience in analytics, large-scale enterprise software, retail, and financial technology. There are many challenging problems to solve in this complex industry, and a huge opportunity for modern software to make the global supply chain operate more effectively.

About the role

Engineers at Alloy are tasked with solving the interesting and difficult problems that supply chain data presents, while making it all seem simple and easy to the user. Whether you enjoy building data pipelines that process billions of data points per day, digging into the math of forecasting and replenishment models, or creating intuitive frontend apps, there is no shortage of challenging and rewarding things to work on.

About You

You thrive in a small team where you can build technology from the ground up. You love to pick up new tech, master it quickly, and do something creative with it.

You don’t shy away from even the most challenging problems. You strive for better solutions. You are self-motivated and enjoy working as a team. You share your knowledge and perspectives with others. Building software is the means to an end—you want to change the way an entire industry operates.

Responsibilities

    • Model parts of the supply chain and develop features that bring them together
    • Automate the collection, parsing, and storage of huge volumes of data
    • Design a flexible but blazing-fast analytics framework that powers instant insights
    • Build beautiful, easy-to-use apps that our customers love to use
    • Dive into server provisioning, deployment, automation, and monitoring

Our Stack

    • Google Cloud Platform
    • Postgres, Redis
    • Python, modern Java, React