Senior Software Engineer

 Spin - Company site
 June 21, 2021
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About Spin
Spin’s mission is to make daily living more efficient and enjoyable by reducing barriers to transportation and improving access to education, jobs, healthcare and more through a world full of 15-minute cities. As one of the leading micromobility companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, Spin partners with local communities and governments to bring sustainable, affordable and reliable e-scooter and e-bike programs to cities in North America and Europe. We are a diverse group of artists, engineers, designers, urban planners, tech and policy experts from around the world. We believe in inclusivity and building powerful alliances to fulfill our goals and move our mission forward. Above all, we at Spin are connected by our values and purpose which is to give more people the freedom to move. Learn more 

About the Role

Our engineering team consists of engineers that are passionate about creating finely polished and intuitive experiences and, at the same time, obsess over performance and reliability of what we build. We challenge the status quo and strive towards finding the best way to solve problems.

We promote being a more well rounded engineer by working on different parts of the engineering stack. We also work in very small groups to keep processes and overhead low, so we have a lot of trust and accountability to perform the work required to build the best product.


  • Lead technical projects and work with software engineers working 
  • Tackle hard problems, and deliver a fitting solution
  • Collaborate with product managers to come up with the best solutions given requirements and time constraints
  • Develop APIs and write clients to interact with other APIs
  • Build for scale, availability, performance and security across the stack
  • Deliver quality software through comprehensive code reviews and automated unit and integration testing


  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in backend development.
  • Track record of working with software development teams through challenging projects
  • Strong design and development experience with Ruby on Rails or similar languages like Java, Python or NodeJS.
  • Designed complete services with clear API contracts
  • You are focused on producing high quality software, test cases and monitoring tools
  • You deeply understand relational database systems and schema design, preferably have experience with NoSQL solutions like Redis or Cassandra.
  • You have developed RESTful, GraphQL or gRPC APIs using various authentication protocols like OAuth2 or API keys
  • Great communication skills both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with API services like Nginx, Kong, Apollo or AWS API Gateway
  • Understanding of rate limiting
  • Worked yourself on mobile clients or closely worked with mobile developers
  • Big data experience (BigQuery, Redshift)

Benefits & Perks

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and help shape and establish the company’s industry leadership
  • Competitive health benefits
  • Unlimited PTO for salaried roles
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly cell phone bill stipend
  • Wellness perk for salaried roles
Spin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in an unlawful matter. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. Spin treats all employees and job applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence without regard to any qualified individuals' sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Spin also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law.
Spin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in its job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ** Redacted **.