Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

At Caribou
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Full Remote (with restrictions)

Posted on June 9th

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At Caribou, we’re on a mission to help drivers save money and take control of their car payments. Caribou does this by using technology to unlock low rates, and people to make the process easy and enjoyable. We offer a fully online application and a dedicated team to walk you through the process. We put Drivers in control.

Caribou is a hyper-growth company built by leaders from the technology, automotive, and finance industries. We’re proud to be backed by a great team of investors, including QED Investors, Goldman Sachs, Moderne Ventures, Accomplice, Link Ventures, Motley Fool Ventures and others.

About the Role
Caribou  is looking for a skilled Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack to help build best in class products and systems for optimizing our customers' vehicle finances. As a member of Caribou’s Engineering team you will be building and maintaining software using the latest technologies available and have an opportunity to impact how your team builds software .The Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack will:
  • Develop and contribute to modular frontends that enable product experimentation
  • Create custom web experiences for public end-users and enterprise users
  • Build web experiences in modular form for partners that can be white-label or embeddable
  • Create web products that use state of the art tracking and instrumentation for analytics and triage
  • Participate in project planning
  • Develop and contribute to microservices
  • Design data schemas that fit into a domain driven architecture
  • Coach other engineers on your team

This role can be based out of Caribou offices in Washington, DC; Denver, CO; Austin, TX. Alternatively, the Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack may work remotely from a state where Caribou does business. However, this role will require attendance at occasional in-person team meetings. Caribou currently requires that all personnel and visitors to any of its offices are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  As a result, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be eligible for this position (subject to any exemptions or accommodations due to medical or religious reasons).

About You
You expertly balance solving challenges to enable feature development with investing in forward thinking platform technologies and techniques. This means bringing equal parts technical mastery and creative collaboration to the role. You have:
  • 5+ years of work experience working in the domain and tech described above.
  • Passionate software engineer with high standards of craftsmanship
  • Problem solver who enjoys thinking critically to solve difficult problems with creative solutions
  • Student and teacher who thrives when learning new technologies and enjoys teaching others what you’ve learned
  • Person who cares deeply that your work realizes positive outcomes for our world
  • You mess up because you're learning, and can help us learn to not make the same mistakes.
  • Team oriented, succeed as a team

How we will take care of you
Everyone at Caribou is a valued team member, and we always strive to live up to our value Take Care of Each Other. Our compensation and benefits package includes: 
  • Competitive compensation: $160k - $185K annual salary
  • Equity in a high-growth company
  • 401k savings program with 3% company contribution
  • Generous paid time off including: 20 days accrued PTO per year, 14 annual company holidays, 16-weeks paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and volunteer day
  • Robust wellness benefits including company-paid plans for health, dental, vision, mental health, disability and basic life insurance
  • Optional benefits to suit your individual circumstances such as HSAs, FSAs, supplemental life and medical insurance, and pet insurance
  • Up to $1,000 per year for eligible professional development expenses

Our Core Values
We come from all walks of life and are joined together by our shared values, which guide our work. This helps us improve life for our customers, our communities and our team members.
  • See people as people
  • Take care of each other
  • Commit to the mission
  • Move quickly and bravely
  • Get better every day
  • Seek truth

Our Tech stack is not limited to this list but gives you a general flavor of our ecosystem: Rails, Kong, Airflow, Python, Node (NestJS), Typescript, Haskell, GraphQL, Postgres, Google Cloud Platform, Argo CD & Workflows, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, ELK stack, Prometheus, Grafana

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, marital status, military or protected veteran status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above, and the scope and responsibilities are subject to change. A pre-employment background check is required as a condition of employment.

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