Toast: Senior Software Engineer, Cash Management & Payroll
401 Park Drive
Boston, MA 02215

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We are a rapidly growing company thats revolutionizing the way the restaurant industry does business by pairing technology with an extraordinary commitment to customer success. We help restaurants streamline operations, increase revenue, and deliver amazing guest experiences through our platform that combines restaurant point of sale, guest-facing technology, and award-winning customer support. As a Toaster, you will be challenged to take on meaningful projects that will help craft the future of the company. Join us as we empower the restaurant community to delight guests, do what they love, and thrive.

Toast is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a meaningful role on the team responsible for our Labor and Payroll workflows. Our team is as full stack as you can get, working on features on our Android tablets (Java/Kotlin), backend server code (Java), frontend UIs (React/Play/pure JS), and external APIs driven by Dropwizard microservices. That means that thereare always opportunities to learn as we make an impact on our customers experience across Toast.Help design full-stack features for our up-and-coming Payroll product, dive deep into Android to improve our in-restaurant labor experience, and be one of the first to break our monolithic codebase into focused microservices. A restaurants employees are a critical part of every restaurant, and we need your help to revolutionize our management tools that are used by thousands of restaurants and hundreds of thousands of employees every day.

Some projects weve been working on recently include:

  • Re-architecting data models that track payment activities to address issues syncing data between the Android tablets and our backend servers
  • Designing a flexible shift-break engine that enables customers to be in compliance with local labor laws
  • Defining best practices for performing complex migrations governing the provisioning of new user permissions

As a senior software engineer on the Cash Management and Payroll team, you will be:

  • Crafting, building and maintaining high performance, flexible and highly scalable web and mobile applications
  • Participating in designing, estimating, implementing, testing, debugging, configuring, integrating and documenting mobile, database, middle-tier and front-end code
  • Diagnosing performance bottlenecks and implementing optimizations
  • Designing solutions from the customers perspective
  • Actively contributing to product design and feature selection
  • Participating in code reviews to ensure technical implementations meet functional requirements
  • Mentoring other team members

Do you have the right ingredients?

  • Proficient in an object oriented language
  • Passionate about building great software
  • An interest and commitment to continuous learning
  • Known for having a get unblocked attitude
  • At least 4 years of experience
  • At least one of the following:
    • Well-versed in at microservice architecture or SaaS
    • Well-versed in Android development

Our Tech Stack

Toasts 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. 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. The front-end is built primarily using React and ES6. The main Toast POS application is an Android application written in Java and Kotlin. For data between tablets and our cloud platform we operate RabbitMQ clusters as well as direct tablet communication to the back end.

Full-time

Why We Work Here

Maura Grimes Toast
Maura Grimes
Field Service Coordinator

"Ahh toast is awesome! The people, the culture, the bouncy balls, the crazy customers, the killer POS system, and the incredible talent floating through the air. "

Edmund Korley Toast
Edmund Korley
Software Engineer

"I've been participating in the Toast2Toast mentoring project. As a relatively new engineer at Toast, getting the opportunity to discuss technical (and other) topics with a mentor has been really valuable."

Kendal Austin Toast
Kendal Austin
Sr. Marketing Manager

"I have a degree in Marketing Communications and have worked in B2B technology my entire career. My background ranges from social media to paid programs to product marketing. I heard about Toast from a mentor and was connected with the co-founder on LinkedIn. As the second Marketing hire at Toast, I've had the opportunity to be a generalist as well as a specialist, moving where I was needed as the team grew."

Archie Grace Toast
Archie Grace
Engineering Manager

"I looked at a lot of start-ups during my last job search and Toast was by far the most exciting. It was instantly obvious to me how the product is useful to people and why someone might want to buy it. The proof of that has been in the way we have grown and the excitement we have already generated. However, what really excites me about the company is that I feel like we are just scratching the surface in terms of what we can accomplish. There are SO many untapped opportunities around our product and as we continue to grow, I am excited about being able to explore them more.​"