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Paperless Parts

Full Stack Engineer (Back-end Focus)

Engineering – Boston, Massachusetts
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Our team has created the most advanced geometric intelligence engine in manufacturing. Using this software, we built a platform to solve some of the hardest challenges facing this technologically nascent industry. We provide custom part manufacturers and supply chain logisticians with cutting edge tools that are simple to use, save time, and increase profitability. Made up of over 100,000 companies that account for $300B of custom parts in the US alone, the manufacturing sector presents one of the greatest opportunities available today to make a positive impact through innovation. This push to transform the future of manufacturing is called Industry 4.0, and Paperless Parts is on the leading edge. 

Based in Boston, Paperless Parts was founded by technology entrepreneurs Jason Ray and Scott Sawyer, and is backed by manufacturing industry experts and private investors. We value intentionality in everything we do, grit in the pursuit of excellence, and curiosity with a bias for action, to deliver simple solutions.

Mission Statement

Your mission as a Full Stack Engineer at Paperless Parts is to have a huge impact on our team, customers, and the global manufacturing industry. You’ll work like hell and accelerate your skills and career to new levels. You will collaborate with awesome teammates to deliver valuable features to our users with high quality and on a predictable schedule. We rally as a team to meet deadlines for sprints, demos, and deliverables to customers, all in the name of turning a scrappy startup into the champion of American manufacturing. You work with product managers and engineers to develop simple solutions to complex technical challenges, while considering latency, security, and scalability.  You are passionate about writing clear code and love learning and using modern tools. You're also not shy implementing UI components in modern frameworks like React with Redux-Saga. You guide the team on software engineering best practices and set examples by using them in solutions that you build. As we grow, you will contribute to recruiting, leading, and mentoring our technical team.


If you and Paperless Parts are a great fit, together we’ll achieve these outcomes in your first 30 days:

  • Prove you are gritty - Commit code on your first day
  • Show your curiosity - Visit your first local manufacturing shop to begin learning about this industry
  • Be intentional  - Fully scope a feature with the product team and break down and estimate the development effort
  • Have a bias towards action - Lead implementation of a complex user story
  • Deliver simple solutions - Learn our process and architecture and make a plan to fix whatever needs to be improved
  • Help grow the team by attending recruiting events, interviewing candidates, and mentoring teammates
  • Have coffee or go for a walk individually with every person on the team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical field
  • 2+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Proficiency in Python and Django REST Framework
  • Experience deploying modern web applications in the cloud using AWS and Docker or similar platforms
  • Proficiency in React or another modern JavaScript framework
  • Proficiency with multiple database technologies
  • Familiarity with manufacturing, prototyping, machining, and/or 3D printing
  • Passion for changing an old-school industry by inventing the tools and systems of the future

Additional Details

  • Compensation – Competitive pay with benefits and stock options – we want people who understand the value of equity and want to own a piece of what they are helping build
  • Hours – We work hard – it’s a start-up – but we are building amazing solutions that drastically enhance one of the world’s largest industries
  • Vacation – We don’t have a formal vacation policy. Smart people need rest to operate at the highest level, so we expect you will take vacation when you need it and when it makes sense for your ongoing projects.

Paperless Parts is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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