Software Engineer - Operations - iOS & Rails

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

About thredUP:

thredUP is the online marketplace for Moms to buy, sell and swap children’s clothing.  A crucial part of our success will come from the efficiency and automation of warehouse operations.  We will soon be processing tens of thousands of articles of clothing each day - we need the systems to allow this.  Come join the team and get us there! 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Developing Applciations and Systems for our Warehouse Operations in Ruby on Rails & iOS
    • The warehouse runs on iPod touches and iPhone 4S's. You will be a developer on the small team that develops improvements and new features for this system.  The backend is Ruby on Rails.
  • Design of systems for automating and streamining warehouse operations including photography, itemization and fulfillment 
  • Design & Development of Human Capital management systems within the context of warehouse operations
  • Creation of dashboards and other reports for warehouse operations


  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of experience with at least one programming language (depth preferred to breadth)
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or Operations Engineering
  • Self-starter.  There may be relatively limited direction at times and we will rely on you to help identify things that can be improved.
  • Data-driven.  Decisions will be made through process analysis and lean manufacturing analysis.  You have to be able to think in an analytical, data-driven fashion.


  • 1+ Years experience with iOS development
  • 2+ Years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Test Driven Developer
  • Open Source Contributions
  • Write technical blog posts

Compensation & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation with stock option grant
  • 27" Apple Thunderbolt Display & your own dev setup any way you want it
  • Work at home Wednesdays
  • Fully stocked office kitchen with espresso/coffee machines
  • Office located at the heart of the start-up scene in downtown San Francisco (< 100 yards from Montgomery BART Station)
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