Staff Software Engineer, Identity

Toast

Dublin, IE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/30/2021
  • Website: pos.toasttab.com
  • Company Address: 401 Park Drive Suite 801, Boston, MA, 02215

About Toast

Toast empowers restaurants of all sizes to build great teams, increase revenue, improve operations, and delight guests.

Job Description

Now, more than ever, the Toast team is committed to our customers. We’re taking steps to help restaurants navigate these unprecedented times with technology, resources, and community. Our focus is on building the restaurant platform that helps restaurants adapt, take control, and get back to what they do best: building the businesses they love. And because our technology is purpose-built for restaurants, by restaurant people, restaurants can trust that we’ll deliver on their needs for today while investing in experiences that will power their restaurant of the future. 

Are you bready* for a change?

Toast is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Identity Management team to play a critical role in developing reliable code and algorithms in our user management, permission, and web services.  We are looking for an engineer who has the ability and drive to lead and make an impact, not only on their own but by also enabling those around them to succeed.  Partnering with stakeholders, product managers, product designers, product data analysts, and other engineers, you will be part of a team responsible for ensuring that our practices in the development of our platform are safe and secure.  You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining core services and repositories in Toast, including integrations, managing users, authentication, and permissions.  The Toast platform processes tens of millions of requests per day, and this number grows constantly as we add new restaurants and integration partners to our system. The services we develop on this team are essential for Toast’s operation and their resilience and reliability are crucial from a business and user perspective.

If you want to help create something tangible that is used every day, help small businesses achieve their vision, and take on the challenge of scaling a SaaS product from millions of users to hundreds of millions of users, Toast is the place for you.

About this roll* (Responsibilities)

  • Be part of a team working collaboratively with UX, PM, QA and other engineers designing, building and maintaining high performance, flexible and highly scalable microservices for user management, permission, and web services, as well as development of associated web and mobile applications 
  • Define best practices and help choose technologies to evolve our current tech. stack while writing world-class applications
  • Champion best practices such as quality integration and unit testing
  • Provide design feedback and participate in code reviews to ensure implementations meet requirements
  • Ensure that all work done is delivered with quality and is appropriately monitored and supported in production
  • Mentoring other team members

Do you have the right ingredients*? (Requirements)

  • Experience delivering high quality, reliable services to production using Java, Kotlin or other object oriented language(s) 
  • Experience of Javascript and modern web standards and technologies (e.g. HTML5, React, GraphQL) 
  • Proficient in Software Development best practices (Code Quality, UnitTest, BDD)
  • Experience leading a team in the Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience building & leading engineering teams and guiding career paths
  • Experience supporting and debugging a large multi threaded application.
  • Enjoys and is passionate about building well-engineered, usable and accessible systems
  • Exposure to distributed systems, scaling challenges, SaaS, SQL, JS, & Pulsar are a plus.
  • Not required, but previous experience with Android/mobile development would also be a plus

Benefits at Toast

  • Flexible working environment
  • Full Healthcare cover for you, your partner and dependants
  • Pension Contribution
  • Home office, Telecomms and Wellness Stipends
  • Fall/Winter Fridays - every second Friday off until the end of 2020
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years service 

Our Tech Stack

Toast’s products run on a stack that ranges from guest and restaurant-facing Android tablets to backend services in Java to internal, guest-facing and restaurant-facing web apps. Toast employs a Micro Frontend architecture using individually deployed single-page applications across our web experience. Toast is building apps on a foundation of React, Apollo (GraphQL) and Tailwind with react-testing-library and Webpack for testing & bundling respectively. Our backend services follow a microservice architecture written using Java 8 and DropWizard; we use AWS extensively, ranging from S3 to RDS to Lambda. We have our own platform for dealing with user management, service elevations and robust load balancing. Toast stores data in a set of sharded Postgres databases and utilizes Apache Spark for large scale data workloads including query and batch processing

*Bread puns encouraged but not required

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