MakeSpace is a venture-backed startup redefining the storage offering. The $40B storage industry is ripe for change: antiquated business practices and a bad customer experience. MakeSpace is quickly overtaking the category with rapid growth in New York, Chicago, DC and Los Angeles. Our business provides truly customer-centric offering and fair pricing, powered by advanced technology and modern business practices. With this exceptional consumer product and strong business framework, we have massive opportunity to scale and grow.

We are just getting started.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Write and deploy high quality code that directly impacts our operations and consumer experience.
  • Design and document  stable REST APIs and asynchronous communications.
  • Integrate with other teams like web, growth to integrate solutions and plan dependencies.
  • Write code that will perform efficiently and accurately in an asynchronous architecture as well as look for opportunities to scale existing architecture and infrastructure components.
  • Work on web and mobile products that are essential to our Operations and Growth  Teams.
  • Form and guide technical and architectural decisions.
  • Function as a tech lead and mentor junior engineers in code, design and efficient processes.
  • Our stack includes: a Python/Django/MySQL/RabbitMQ/Redis application running on Amazon AWS maintained with Ansible.

What we’re looking for:

  • You’ve guided at least three unique products through various phases of growth and inflection at different companies.
  • You are a senior full-stack engineer and strive to have a large impact on your team and the company through your product contributions.
  • You’re motivated by a desire for involvement in product definition.
  • You continually learn and strive towards being the best software engineer you can be. This includes having an impact and learning : reading and writing blogs, participating in meetups, speaking, open-source contributions sharing via brownbags etc.
  • Deep competence in Python and ReactJS; Or at least in either if you can demonstrate quickly learning a new programming stack.
  • Experience in one other programming paradigm - the JVM or a distributed systems language.
  • Competence in asynchronous communications patterns such as via RabbitMQ or other methods, caching via Redis, and AWS deployments and services.
  • You have a willingness to learn, teach and step outside of your comfort zone.
  • An interest in finding tangible solutions to Logistics and Transportation problems that help drive positive customer experiences. 


MakeSpace is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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