Software Engineer (API)

Boxed, NYC, NY

The products you love in bulk, delivered to your door.

About the Company

Boxed is the easiest and most modern way to shop for bulk goods. As a mobile-first company, customers can shop directly from Boxed’s app on their iOS or Android mobile device, or online at www.Boxed.com. With Boxed, customers can have their household, personal care, and pantry favorites delivered conveniently to their home or office.

Our office is a dynamic, collaborative family of individuals. A technology company at core, we are a vibrant, fun and close group of engineers, designers, marketers, and operations specialists with a passion for driving superior value and experience to our customers.

We are looking for talented software engineers to join our API team. The software engineer will build and create new services to support the product teams and feature engineering. They will be expected build well documented api’s that are reliable, scalable and reusable.

Our API’s consists primarily of NodeJS and Java, although recently we’ve been experimenting with certain microservices in Go. We value any Software Engineer who can think critically and learn quickly. We’re hosted on Amazon Web Services and leverage many of their services to power our platform. We are looking for passionate engineers who are comfortable with a variety of server-side technologies and are determined self starters.

You will:

  • Be a critical part of not just the technology team but to the company as an excellent problem solver
  • Design and implement solutions to keep up with the growth of the company as well as the growing needs of our customers
  • Write robust and scalable application code to support the shopping platform that services our entire user base
  • Assist in refactoring existing monolithic code base into smaller microservices and optimize performance
  • Write clear documentation as well as unit tests to ensure code reliability and ease of maintenance
  • Perform stress and load testing across various core services
  • Participate in code reviews


  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Demonstrable results and products from 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work alone or in small teams
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment

Benefits & Perks:

  • Working with smart, positive people
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Full healthcare benefits

About Boxed

Boxed was founded in 2013 by an experienced group of tech pioneers with a simple idea: make shopping for bulk easy, convenient and fun, so you can focus on the things you really love.


Want to learn more about Boxed? Visit https://www.boxed.com