sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We are building a digital platform to deliver thoughtfully designed, data-driven customer experiences.
JOB DESCRIPTION – Senior Engineer, Special Projects
You will be dedicated to supporting the build-out of integrations and operational tooling to support a rapidly growing sweetgreen business unit. To be successful in this role you will need to be able to architect and develop end to end solutions that can adapt to changing business conditions. You need to be willing to expand your skill set to learn and quickly apply new technologies.
This is a software engineering position that leans backend but will contain opportunities for front end implementations. Some project responsibilities include 3rd party API integrations, internal web service development, and automated reporting. You will be expected to own the product development process from architecture to deployment and maintenance with assistance from the rest of the data team’s engineers, analysts, and data scientists.
Bachelors in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics, Economics)
3+ years of hands-on experience with Python development
2+ year of SQL experience: query optimization, relational data store architecture
Strong understanding of engineering best practices and an insistence on shipping high-quality products
Microservice architecture on AWS with a specific focus on ECS, Lambda, API Gateway, and managed queues and caches
Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
Experience building ETL/ELTs
Experience with the Serverless Framework
Some front end web development experience
SQL & NoSQL design experience
Experience with Node.js, React
Experience writing RESTful APIs
Interest in analytics, machine learning, and big data
Come join the sweetlife!
sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law