Back End Engineer

MealPal, New York

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Our Company

MealPal helps our customers find great food in five countries across three continents. Built with love in NYC, we scope and ship lean features that we can track over time. That data then informs our roadmap to ensure we're spending our time well. Every MealPal employee is also a customer, so we get plenty of feedback.

The Engineering Team

Based in our NYC HQ, MealPal Engineering is a small team of smart, hungry, and humble builders. We value pragmatic, friendly engineers that love shipping product and solving novel problems. Metrics and logging are a first class priority, supporting our product insights and data-driven decision-making. We embrace the power of peer code reviews and test-facilitated development.

Your Role

Back End Engineers contribute directly to our platform for subscribers, merchants, operations, and analytics. They are committed to automation, comprehensive data, top-tier payment infrastructure, and internal tooling that powers business operations. We expect them to bring deep technical insight to architectural and modeling discussions.

As a Back End Engineer, you'll partner with product, operations, and analytics to responsibly evolve our core systems with correctness, efficiency, and accessibility in mind.


  • Expert working knowledge of Ruby and PostgreSQL.
  • 3+ years of professional experience building consumer software products
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams encompassing product, operations, engineering, and analytics.
  • Strong belief in continuous delivery of incremental, shippable stories.
  • Ability to weigh trade-offs necessary to ship without compromising quality
  • Must love lunch.


  • A MealPal Account
  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful equity
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Health, Vision, & Dental benefits
  • Unlimited (read: Mandatory) Vacation Policy

About MealPal

About us MealPal is changing the way lunch works. Consumers get lunch from some of the best restaurants in their city. With over 1000 restaurants to choose from, getting a delicious and affordable lunch has never been easier! Restaurants in the MealPal network reach new customers while increasing revenue during peak lunch hours. Each restaurant in the MealPal network offers one lunch option per day, enabling them to efficiently grow their lunch time operations. The MealPal team is creative, hard-working, and fun... oh, and we really like lunch! Check out the opportunities -- we're excited to chat with you about joining the team.


Want to learn more about MealPal? Visit MealPal's website.