At Hungryroot, we believe the toughest jobs can only be completed when the most passionate, diverse and dedicated groups of people come together behind an authentic and positive mission.

Full Stack Software Engineer

About Hungryroot

At Hungryroot, we are building a new way to grocery shop. Rather than browsing an endless selection of items at a traditional grocer, customers can now receive personal deliveries based on their tastes, lifestyle and budget preferences. We learn what customers like and don't like, and we deliver fresh, wholesome foods with simple-to-prepare instructions, making it easier than ever to eat healthy. Our mission is to make healthy living easy. We’re a passionate, fast-paced organization backed by some of the nation’s best venture capital investors.

About the opportunity

We’re looking for a highly motivated, problem solving Software Engineer excited to play an integral role in our lean, rapidly growing Technology team. At Hungryroot, we experiment, iterate, learn, and repeat. Most importantly, we build things people love. As a member of the Technology team, you will be responsible for development of the company's customer-facing sites. The ideal candidate is obsessed with delivering the best possible customer experience, values software engineering best practices, and never forgets about scalability and performance when designing code. This is an exciting role for someone who wants to get in at the ground floor of a rapidly growing start-up, and for someone who has established a track record as a dedicated and positive team player, has a passion for health, wellness and craveable food, and is ready for their next challenge.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate, design, and implement new features to provide the best user experience for our customers.
  • Build, improve and maintain our responsive ecommerce web app.
  • Develop scalable backend services in key focus areas such as logistics, payments, and inventory management.
  • Integrate our frontend and backend with third party vendors for essential operational services.
  • Listen to the needs of our internal teams and build tools that help solve complex operational workflows.
  • Evolve our software and systems architecture to support a rapidly growing customer base.


  • 4+ years of fullstack programming experience working on commercial applications.
  • Professional experience with Python and a framework such as Django or Flask.
  • Professional experience with HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Experience with frontend preprocessor languages such as Stylus/SASS, CoffeeScript is ideal.
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud services is a plus.
  • Proficiency in SQL is a big plus.
  • A good understanding of general computer science concepts, design patterns and trade-offs.
  • Motivated and resourceful; able to take ownership for your tasks and seeing features through from start to finish.
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science is preferred.
  • Available to start full time soon.

Additional information

  • Based in our Manhattan office just south of Union Square.
  • Reports directly to the VP of Technology.
  • This is a full-time role with competitive compensation + subsidized health benefits.
  • All the Hungryroot you can eat!
  • A working environment filled with passionate, happy, smart people.

Interested in joining us? Email to learn more.