About Acelerate

Founded in 2019, Acelerate is a technology platform powering the next generation of restaurants. Our mission is to make restaurants better for everyone by leveraging technology and virtual brands to increase restaurant profitability, improve earning opportunities for staff, and offer an unparalleled selection of food choices for consumers everywhere. We’ve raised $14.4M to date and are backed by Sequoia Capital.

We are obsessed with creating a people-first inclusive company and are committed to enabling our teammates to build a great life and career. We believe people do their best work when they have purpose, autonomy, endless opportunities for growth, and we work hard to make this possible.

About the role

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Back-End to join our team. As an early member of our engineering team, you’ll play a critical role in shaping our product direction, culture, processes, and practices. You’ll work directly with our founding team and take part in technology-related decisions. We will invest in your growth and development and ensure you see the impact of your work regularly.

What you’ll do...

  • Development of mission-critical back-end services, including API integrations with third-party platforms and core consumer APIs
  • Development of core applications in JavaScript, Node, SQL, Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, and within high-scale, distributed systems
  • Shape our product through your experiences and our customers’ experiences
  • Work cross-functionally with existing and future teams

What you bring...

  • 5+ years of web/software development experience
  • Deep understanding of Node.js and general software best practices
  • Experience with JavaScript, relational and non-relational databases, and working in distributed systems
  • You have experience designing and extending scalable data models and the data stores they depend on
  • You take pride in the code you write - it's clean, tested, organized, and elegant
  • Self-starter - you're proactive and are able to start projects and complete tasks without constant direction
  • You want to work in an agile environment - we move quickly and ship code often

You'll get...

  • Competitive Salary
  • Meaningful Stock Options
  • Full Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation and sick days
  • 401(k)
  • Ability to taste test our virtual brands’ menus (Foodie Heaven!)



At Acelerate, we’re committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Acelerate believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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