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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

Toast is driven by building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love.

In this role, you will continue to improve and build Sling by Toast, a new addition to the Toast Team Management Suite of products.

Sling by Toast offers employee scheduling, labor cost forecasting, timesheet management, sales reporting, and communication capabilities in one app. It helps restaurants to staff more efficiently and better manage labor costs, while improving employee job satisfaction. Employees are a critical part of every restaurant’s success. We need your help to revolutionize our team management products used by thousands of restaurants and hundreds of thousands of employees every day.

As Sling by Toast is being adopted by more and more restaurants, we are keen to add a Staff Software Engineer to the team. Sling is a rapidly growing, mission driven product focused team where you will get the opportunity to help build & scale new products and features for a large customer base in a supportive and collaborative team environment.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Design, build and maintain high performing, flexible and scalable solutions
  • Make hands-on contributions to projects in all phases of the software lifecycle, including product solutions, technical design and architecture, implementation, testing, deploying, and maintaining.
  • Connect with product teams to ensure that our team builds solutions which support their most important development workflows
  • Review code to ensure technical implementation meets functional requirements
  • Mentor and guide your peers, while also learning from their diverse experiences

Do you have the right ingredients?

  • Proficiency delivering high quality, reliable services to production using object oriented language(s) - codebase in python
  • You bring a great attitude to the table and boast excellent communication skills
  • Extensive experience with querying and scaling relational databases (we use postgres)
  • You enjoy learning and teaching others
  • You focus on high quality, well tested code
  • You provide constructive and unbiased feedback on the efforts of your peers
  • You enjoy working in a primarily asynchronous environment

Special sauce:

Experience with REST API frameworks (we use flask and flask-restful)
Experience with cloud services and architecture

Our Tech Stack:
Python, Flask (with flask-restful), Postgres, SQLAlchemy, AWS.
We leverage infrastructure as code and invest heavily in build, testing, and deployment automation.

Our Spread* of Total Rewards

  • We strive to provide competitive compensation and benefits programs that help to attract, retain, and motivate the best and brightest people in our industry. Our total rewards package goes beyond great earnings potential and provides the means to a healthy lifestyle with the flexibility to meet Toasters’ changing needs. Learn more about our benefits at

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

We are Toasters

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Baked into our Recipe for Success.

At Toast our employees are our secret ingredient. When they are powered to succeed, Toast succeeds.

The restaurant industry is one of the most diverse industries. We embrace and are excited by this diversity, believing that only through authenticity, inclusivity, high standards of respect and trust, and leading with humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company and diversity into our design provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Bready* to make a change? Apply today!