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Senior Software Engineer

LocationNorth America, Chicago
Published10th August
SectorInvestment, Asset Management & VCs
Job Type
Job TypePermanent
ConsultantGlenn Nicholson

PropTech Senior Software Engineer role based in Chicago, US

About Our Client

Founded in 2016, our client is a Chicago-based technology company focused on solutions for making organizations more efficient, sustainable, and connected. They have developed and launched the only exchange technology for researchers to share their ideas and surplus resources with colleagues to reduce time, costs, as well as environmental waste. Users from all departments can access resources and expertise from colleagues in the same organization or beyond. Our client has notable awards and recognitions, including The New York, Nature, VERGE and Greenbiz.


About the Opportunity

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be making a positive impact on the planet by building software that promotes reuse and reduces waste. You’ll join a well-knit, cross-functional team and have the freedom to make impactful contributions and you will report directly to the CTO.

They are in the process of scaling their engineering team and reviewing all previous design decisions, allowing you to have a major influence in both the architecture, design and implementation of their core products and services. Please note this role is remote-friendly.


  • You will work within a tightly knit product and engineering team to build software that promotes reuse and sustainability.
  • You will work cross-functionally with the sales engineers and the customer success team
  • You will build backend services to facilitate web-based applications and other core
  • You will use the breadth of your software engineering expertise to implement pragmatic solutions designing and implementing APIs.
  • You will work with SQL and NoSQL databases, such as PostgreSQL and DynamoDB, and messaging/streaming platforms, such as Kafka.
  • You will optimize performance and devise optimal solutions across all layers of their stack, including, but not limited to application, infrastructure, and networking.
  • You will be a leader and valuable participant in design reviews, code reviews, and discussions around application architecture.
  • You will conceive and build internal tooling to improve workflows across the entire
  • You will work on an exceptional team that is passionate about their product, about crafting elegant solutions, and protecting the planet.


Who You Are
  • Intermediate or expert experience working as a Software
  • You are proficient in working with data structures and
  • You have extensive experience with RESTful APIs
  • You have experience working with one or more of the following: Kubernetes, AWS ECS, AWS Fargate, Docker, and/or any other container and orchestration technologies.
  • You have had extensive exposure to web-based backend application development and have worked deeply with microservice and/or service-oriented architectures.
  • You are proficient in one or more of the following languages: Javascript/Typescript, Java, Go, C/C++, Rust, or any other modern, statically-typed languages.
  • You have strong working knowledge of
  • You have extensive experience with one or more AWS services or exposure to GCP and/or Azure as a good substitute from AWS
  • You have experience with Kafka, NATs, and/or any other distributed streaming
  • You have experience with ElasticSearch or other adjacent
  • You have strong knowledge of relational databases, such as PostgreSQL, and exposure to one or more NoSQL databases.
  • You have an inherent curiosity and a deep desire to develop a profound understanding of the tools you work with and to teach those around you.

LMRE Tech consultant

Glenn Nicholson

Glenn Nicholson

+44 (0)20 3833 2248


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