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Principal Software Engineer

Toast

Toast

Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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.

Toast is building out a New Ventures business unit with the goal of researching, developing, and eventually scaling a new generation of products and business lines that can have a substantial impact on Toast’s long-term growth. In this unique role, you will be working on early stage products with fast feedback loops and engaged users. If you are the type of engineer who loves building from scratch and solving real customer pains, this could be the perfect job for you.

On the New Ventures Catering & Events team, we are expanding Toast’s platform to work for the catering world. We work with some of the most innovative concepts around, mixing food, events and experiences. Think wedding venues, office and campus caterers, and even stadiums! We are led by two startup founders and thrive on rapid build-measure-learn feedback loops and listening to the customer at all stages of the product process. We are looking for a motivated and entrepreneurial full-stack engineer to help build this product from the ground up.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Work closely with the leads to identify high-impact opportunities
  • Plan, scope and rapidly prototype solutions using a combination of web technologies
  • Make technical decisions and recommendations that will lay the foundation for the future of our strategy
  • Stay in tune with customer needs by participating in user interviews and research

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Growth mindset with an emphasis on learning and self/team-improvement
  • Extensive experience building and shipping production software to customers
  • Experience with Java or other object oriented programming languages
  • Respectful, empathetic, and humble
  • Passionate about making users happy and seeing people use your product in the wild
  • Startup mindset and comfort with ambiguity
  • Flexible in using different tech stacks and languages
  • Comfortable with testing methodologies and frameworks

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 https://careers.toasttab.com/toast-benefits.

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

The base salary range for this role is listed below. The starting salary will be determined based on skills and experience. In addition to base salary, our total rewards components include cash compensation (overtime, bonus/commissions if eligible), equity, and benefits.
Pay Range
$182,000$291,000 USD

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!

Toast is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccommodations@toasttab.com.