Zūm is the leader in children’s rides and care, getting kids safely to-and-from school and activities while providing childcare when needed. Parents get peace of mind knowing drivers are vetted and reliable, while schools get end-to-end student transportation that brings more convenience, visibility and cost-efficiency. To date we’ve driven over 3.5 million miles, giving rides to more than 500K children -- with rides booked by families and 2000+ schools. We are a VC-backed company with funding from top investors including Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital.
Job Overview: 

We are growing and scaling fast. Our teams are small and nimble. We iterate quick and release every week. We are looking for Senior Engineers who can own and solve problems and are not afraid of making future architectural decisions in the Zūm Platform. If you are a self-driven motivated leader who enjoys solving problems in large scale distributed systems domain, you will love this job.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience of +5 years
  • +5 years or more of professional work experience
  • Experience in large scale distributed systems
  • Ability to plan and deliver on time under pressure

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience in Node.js, Express, Firebase, NoSQL database or related technologies with proven
    work products you can share with us
  • Experience building REST API-based platforms
  • Hands-on experience with deploying and managing apps on cloud - AWS/Google
  • Can work under aggressive deadlines and scale up, experience with startups
  • 2-3 years experience with backend technologies, some experience with Angular/Mobile technologies (Swift/Java) to support frontend engineers
  • Knowledge of AWS products
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • Strong problem-solving skills and practical application of data structures
  • Good sense of humor with a great ability to work with others
  • Good communication skills


  • Ability to have a huge impact at an early-stage, mission-driven startup
  • Competitive compensation, including cash and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical
  • Delicious and healthy daily catered lunch
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Fun office environment, overlooking the beautiful waters in Redwood Shores

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