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Job Description

6 River Systems is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce changed the world and 6 River Systems is building solutions to power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and cloud-based software.

As a Senior Software Engineer at 6RS, you will build flexible, scalable software solutions to support customers with moving merchandise as quickly as possible. In this new position, you will design, develop, test, and improve end-to-end solutions for warehouse automation.

  • Develop new features across multiple domains (browser, cloud, and bots) as we build:  
    • Performant, resilient, horizontally scalable back-end web servers 
    • Real-time views of orders, inventory, and overall efficiency
    • Efficient workflows for collaborative robots driven by behavior trees 
  • Create scripts and data migration plans to integrate with existing frameworks and databases
  • Work with a squad of 4-6 awesome Software Engineers, embedded QA, and a Product Manager to build end-to-end solutions

Here is what you'll need day one:

  • Scrappy, yet thoughtful approach to problem solving
  • Practical experience designing and developing scalable software
  • Interest in working with a variety of technologies, including:
    • TypeScript or JavaScript
    • NodeJS
    • PostgreSQL Databases
    • Object Oriented Programming (SOLID)
  • Knowledge of:
    • Relational databases and data modeling
    • Networking (HTTP)
    • Microservices Architecture
    • Docker, Kubernetes, GCloud
  • Interest in behavior trees and real-world applications for robots
  • Commitment to rigorous testing and validation (we write lots of unit tests)

Why 6RS? Recognized by the Boston Globe as a Top Place to Work

  • Entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up combined with the stability of a global commerce company
  • Competitive compensation packages and Shopify RSUs
  • Company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for all employees
  • Paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and parental leave
  • Annual 401k contribution from the company
  • Lifestyle spending account

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