The startups we back grow fast.

Our Talent team is constantly connecting passionate doers with the ambitious, impressive, action-oriented teams in our portfolio. Find your fit in the postings below, or fill out this form to connect with our team.

Senior Software Engineer, Consumer Engineering



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Ilir Sela started Slice with the belief that local pizzerias deserve all of the advantages of major franchises without compromising their independence. Starting with his family’s pizzerias, we now empower over tens of thousands of restaurants with the technology, services, and collective power that owners need to better serve their digitally minded customers and build lasting businesses. We’re growing and adding more talent to help fulfill this valuable mission. That’s where you come in.

The Challenge to Solve

Create and evolve the backend microservices that help Slice empower local business owners through incredible app-based & web-based ordering experiences. You’ll be helping us create experiences that both delight our Shops’ customers and keep them coming back for more.

The Role

As a member of our Consumer Platform Engineering squad, you will help design, create, and scale innovative microservices that will help power experiences that are as delightful as they are effective. In this role, you will contribute to distributed services written primarily in Golang, but you can look forward to utilizing Python and Ruby on occasion too. You will work collaboratively with our other Product Engineering squads to collectively define and execute the product roadmap against company goals and realistic timelines. You will help us develop and test hypotheses to optimize the experience and be a driving force on cross-departmental Squads to identify and prioritize high-impact opportunities. This role will work normal US business hours.

The Team

Your day-to-day team will include a collaborative group of four Golang, Python and Ruby Engineers, working remotely across the US and UK. You will partner cross-functionally with such teams as DevOps, Data and Restaurant Engineering in addition to other internal stakeholders on product launches and ad hoc efforts. This role reports to the Consumer Platform Squad’s Engineering Lead. We care passionately about supporting and growing empowered teams and Product Engineering leaders have a people-first mindset; we care massively about developing our people, as they develop our world class user experiences.

The Winning Recipe
We’re looking for creative, entrepreneurial engineers who are excited to build world-class products for small business counters. These are the core competencies this role calls for:

  • 5 years experience writing production-level code. Golang expertise is heavily preferred, with Ruby or Python knowledge a bonus
  • Experience with technologies such as RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, DynamoDB, AWS, K8s
  • Experience designing and building APIs and high availability microservices
  • Strong background in working with stakeholders (both technical and non-technical) to take customer requirements and define engineering solutions
  • Comfortable working with a team distributed across multiple continents

The Extras
Working at Slice comes with a comprehensive set of benefits, but here are some of the unexpected highlights:

  • Flexible PTO
  • Market leading medical, vision and dental insurance
  • 401K matching up to 4%
  • $250 yearly employee wellbeing allowance
  • Hybrid office + remote working schedule!
  • Weekly pizza stipend (Yes, that’s a thing!)

The Hiring Process

Here’s what we expect the hiring process for this role to be, should all go well with your candidacy. This entire process is expected to take 1-3 weeks to complete and you’d be expected to start on a specific date.

  • Application
  • 30 minute introductory meeting
  • 30 minute hiring manager meeting
  • Pairing Interview & Technical Interview
  • Offer!

Salary Range: $135,000 to $170,000 annually, with equity & benefits.

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience and other job-related factors.

Pizza brings people together. Slice is no different. We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer and embrace a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.