Staff Software Engineer - Front End

Afresh Technologies · San Francisco, CA/Remote

Climate Change
Food & Agriculture
$212,000 - $241,000 Per Year
Posted 3 weeks ago

React Native
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Afresh is on a mission to eliminate food waste and make fresh food accessible to all. Our first A.I.-powered solution optimizes ordering, forecasting, and store operations for fresh food departments in brick-and-mortar grocers. With our Fresh Operating System, regional and national grocery retailers have placed $1.6 billion in produce orders across the US and we've helped our partners prevent 34 million pounds of food from going to waste. Working at Afresh represents a one-of-a-kind opportunity to have massive social impact at scale by leveraging uncommonly impactful software – we hope you'll join us!

About the role

The Product Engineering team at Afresh is responsible for building out the suite of products that our customers use every day, whether it’s an individual produce manager looking to order their store’s groceries for the day, corporate supervisors looking to view individual store performance, or everything in between. Grocers rely on these solutions within Afresh’s Fresh Operating System to improve the accuracy and efficiency of their workflows, all contributing to our goal of reducing food waste. 

You will be playing a key role in building out these solutions for our customers. Our team and products are growing at a rapid pace, which means that there will be plenty of opportunities for ownership and making your impact felt. Some of your responsibilities will include: 

  • Directly impact our mission of reducing fresh food waste by working on products to enable grocers to better manage and optimize fresh food merchandising and supply chain
  • Architect and lead the development of our user facing apps that live on our React and React Native platforms.
  • Fully own the frontend domain including creation and execution of vision and strategy, knowledge sharing, cross-team collaboration, process improvement
  • Partner with our product and design teams to deliver rich and engaging user experiences
  • Build tools and foundation, such as design systems, to empower multiple teams of engineers and designers to build and iterate on our web and mobile applications
  • Mentor and coach engineers of a variety levels of experience

Skills and experience

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience with front-end web development
  • Experience working on production level React web and React Native applications. Bonus points if you’ve been involved with building a React Native app from the ground up!
  • Experience acting as a tech lead on complex cross-functional projects
  • Expert knowledge and experience with Javascript and GraphQL (in addition to React and React Native).
  • Experience with architecting and leading the development of highly scaled and reliable web or mobile applications
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate cross-team work and knowledge sharing on the web frontend domain across company/department
  • Proven ability to mentor and coach others resulting in a significant improvement of their capabilities

The above represent attributes our ideal candidate possesses. We encourage all highly-qualified candidates to apply, even if they do not fulfill all the listed criteria.


About Afresh

Founded in 2017, Afresh is working on the #1 solution to curb climate change: reducing food waste. By combining human insight and transformative technology, we're helping grocers provide fresher food to customers at more affordable prices.

Afresh sits at an incredible intersection of positive social impact, rocket ship financial growth, and cutting-edge technology. Our best-in-class AI research has been published in top journals including ICML, and we've raised over $148 million in funding from investors including former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market Walter Robb and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors.

Fresh is the past, present, and future of our food system – the waste we create today will impact our planet for years to come. Join us as we continue to build a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive team that embodies our company’s values of proactivity, kindness, candor, and humility.

Afresh provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.

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