Software Engineer - Platform

Los Angeles, CA
Engineering – Platform Engineering
Full-time
About NEXT:
NEXT was founded with a vision to implement solutions and bring change to a fragmented industry. As a FreightTech pioneer, we are designing technology-driven solutions to transform the $800B U.S. shipping & trucking industry. Our platform connects shippers with freight capacity for every step of a shipment’s journey.

Headquartered in “Silicon Beach” El Segundo, CA -- NEXT is a company driven by a commitment to provide world-class service to shippers and truckers alike. We’re on a mission to solve a trillion dollar puzzle and make freight painless.

Armed with experienced professionals  from Google, Amazon, Salesforce and Twilio, NEXT is seeking change agents who are excited to make a meaningful impact on an industry driving the U.S. economy. We have been recognized as one of Built in LA’s Best Small Companies to Work For and 50 Startups to Watch. NEXT is venture-backed by leaders such as Brookfield Ventures, GLP and Sequoia Capital.  

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About The Role:
The mission of the Platform Engineering Team at Next Trucking is to provide product platform APIs, delivery pipeline tools, and infrastructure that enable the application development teams to deliver product and value to our customers rapidly, reliably, and painlessly.

In this role, you will be building the platform technology and infrastructure that drives Next Trucking's product delivery. Creating reliable, performant, and scalable services requires deep technical expertise and a strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals. You will be applying this expertise to build the platform on which all of Next Trucking's applications are built. You will be working cross-functionally within engineering and product to align the technology being built with the product strategy and vision by establishing best practices, demonstrating technical leadership, and build high performance APIs. You will help expand and mature our software delivery pipeline to support an ever growing team of engineers. You will be joining a mission driven team that values getting things done, learning, and building a strong engineering focused culture.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the craft of software development. This person will also have a keen interest in benefiting from the mentoring they'll receive from Senior and Principal Engineers. This person thrives in a startup environment where every individual has a significant impact on the technology and is empowered to make decisions and get things done.

What You'll Have

    • 3+ years of full stack or back-end production engineering experience
    • Knowledge and/or experience delivering products within a service oriented, micro-service, or other modern architecture
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate effectively to technical and non-technical team members
    • Motivated by a time sensitive opportunities and project ownership
    • BS Degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent professional experience

    • Preferred Qualification
    • Hands-on experience in operating software systems in AWS
    • Engaged in the open source software community
    • Strong sense of customer empathy
    • In love with coding

What You'll Receive

    • Competitive Base Salary + Equity
    • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
    • 401K w/ company match
    • Vacation and holidays
    • Fun perks: open office, dog-friendly, unlimited snacks, and monthly catered lunches!
    • Join a rapidly growing technology company disrupting the trucking industry


NEXT is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing candidateaccommodations@nexttrucking.com.

To all recruitment agencies: NEXT does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, NEXT employees or any other organization location. NEXT is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.