Senior Developer Platform Engineer

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at sweetgreen
Los Angeles, CA

About sweetgreen

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’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

At sweetgreen, we're looking for a passionate Senior Software Engineer to be part of our Developer Platform Team. You'll be in the driver's seat, empowering developers to work as efficiently as possible while simultaneously raising the quality bar.

 

Your Role:

As part of our multidisciplinary team, you will:

  • Develop systems that automate everything needed to build, test, and scale our applications.
  • Work with other engineering teams to create scalable tools and infrastructure.
  • Lead continuous integration & deployment efforts, infrastructure migration & improvements, and work on all things related to our engineering platform, including tools that our operations team uses to manage our restaurants.
  • Drive standards with Lead Engineers and the rest of the department.
  • Make architectural decisions that facilitate the work of our teams and our business as a whole.

 

Qualifications and Experience

We're looking for engineers who are familiar with:

  • Monorepos (we use the NX framework)
  • Testing (Playwright for e2e, Jest for unit-tests and integration tests, k6 for load testing)
  • AWS and Infrastructure as code (terraform, terragrunt, atlantis)
  • CI/CD Best Practices
  • Event Driven Architecture

With the following traits:

  • Passionate about the developer experience
  • Enjoys the act of supporting and teaching other engineers

Having knowledge about the following topics will be beneficial:

  • NestJS
  • Ruby, Rails
  • Expo and react-native
  • Docker
  • CircleCI
  • Salesforce
  • General knowledge of the fast-casual restaurant industry, and SAAS vendors in the industry (OLO, LevelUp, Paytronix, Brink)

 

Our Tech Stack

Our primary tech stack includes Node (Typescript) for both our frontend and backend, NestJS for backend, and React-native + Expo for frontend. These projects live in our monorepo, powered by NX. We have 1 legacy project that uses Ruby on Rails, and several legacy projects using either Express or the serverless framework. Our AWS infrastructure is managed via Terraform using terragrunt and atlantis, and lives in a separate infrastructure monorepo.

 

Goals and Expectations

Within 90 days, you'll have developed a comprehensive understanding of our engineering processes and begun to implement improvements that reduce friction and raise the quality & reliability of our engineering delivery pipeline.

 

What you'll get:

  • Highly competitive pay + bonus plan
  • Three different medical plans to suit your and your family's needs
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • 401k program
  • Employee HSA and FSA
  • Complimentary greens
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative team of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag

 

Come join the sweetlife!

About sweetgreen

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’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

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.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.

Salary range for this role:
Starting salary range based on experience
$150,000$180,000 USD
 
 
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.
 
California residents: Review our applicant privacy notice HERE.
 
sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.

A FEW SWEET PERKS

  • 401k Plan

    Helping you invest in your future.

  • Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Get your fill of sweetgreen with a weekly stipend.

  • Dog-Friendly Office

    Your four-legged friends are welcome!

  • Unlimited Vacation

    Take time to recharge with uncapped paid time off.

  • Office Snacks Galore

    We’ll say it, our snack game is on point.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Do what you love on *and* off the clock.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.

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