Senior Fullstack Engineer - Internal Applications

Greater Boston /
Engineering /
Who We Are
ButcherBox is a fast-paced, rapidly-growing company headquartered in Brighton, MA. At ButcherBox, we believe in better. That’s why we deliver 100% grass-fed, grass-finished beef, free-range organic chicken, pork raised crate-free, and wild-caught seafood directly to our members’ doors. All of our products are humanely raised or wild-caught and never given antibiotics or added hormones ever.

We’re working to build a world that’s better for all, and we’re inviting everyone to come along. For us, better means treating our planet with respect. It means improving the lives of animals and the livelihoods of farmers. It means never cutting corners when it comes to doing business. Ultimately, it means better meals, enjoyed together. Our team is made up of people who collaborate and support one another. We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our mission! 

Our Engineering Team
Our software engineering teams owns the code that runs our business. We maintain many different codebases - from the APIs, services and, third-party integrations that handle subscriptions, billing, shipping, and notifications to our customer support dashboard.

We work in Scrum teams, including daily standup meetings, backlog grooming, planning, review and retrospective meetings. Engineering teams are responsible for developing, testing, reviewing, and deploying their own code. We value attention to detail to provide an exceptional customer experience and strive for open and honest communication.

As a Software Engineer for Internal Applications, you will work as an integral team member to build high quality software for our internal customers. This role is backend focused meaning you should be comfortable implementing API endpoints, queues, eventing, authentication, and database design.

The right candidate exhibits a natural problem-solving curiosity and possess strong critical thinking skills. They value working on a team and helping each other reach our collective goals. Since code is a tool for meeting business objectives, they should be able to think through the impact their work and behaviors has on end customers while focusing on driving the highest value.

Working on our Internal Applications team, you will collaborate with our Product, Operations, Finance, Procurement, Food Safety, Customer Support, Corporate Sales, and Engineering teams to quickly iterate on new experiments.

Senior Engineers in this role are masters in their specific domain. They understand the business needs behind their initiatives and have empathy for the users of their software. They take complex tasks, break them down, and complete them despite roadblocks, pulling in others for assistance or insight as necessary. They possess deep knowledge in systems and understand the tradeoffs in creating and delivering high-quality, maintainable software solutions while identifying risks in code, features, and design.

Their expertise extends beyond writing code, encompassing other subject areas such as monitoring, tuning, database design, documentation, integration testing, and visual design. They are known as a technology leader, showing initiative by identifying and suggesting areas of future work for themselves and their teams. They participate extensively in code reviews, mentor other software engineers via code reviews and pairing, and present at team and department meetings. They are able to connect with non-technical members throughout the organization.

Experience with eCommerce order management, payment processing, and logistics is highly desired. We primarily code in Laravel, Go, MySQL, React and TypeScript.
What We Offer

Our Values
ButcherBox strives to maintain a supportive and encouraging environment. We value autonomy and transparency, and allow our employees access to all levels of the organization. We're an equal opportunity employer, and we're proud of the steps we've taken and continue to take to promote diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We're open to remote work, and even encourage our in-office employees to work from home a couple days a week.

•Health: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employer-funded HSA, and short & long-term disability benefits
•Financial: 401(k) with generous employer match, an annual discretionary performance bonus, profit bonus, and equity ownership in the company
•Time off: unlimited paid time off policy, an executive team that encourages a good work/life balance
•Personal growth: professional development opportunities, including free access to online learning programs
•Food: a free Custom Classic ButcherBox each month and weekly lunch reimbursement
•Others: subsidized commuter benefits and reimbursement for wellness membership

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure all individuals are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.