Visit website

Software Engineer - Backend

  • Software Engineering
  • Full-time
  • Santa Monica, CA

Coco - Backend Software Engineer

Coco is building the world's first mass market robotics company, beginning with sidewalk delivery robots. We deploy mobile ground robots in cities to create a cleaner, safer, and more accessible last-mile logistics solution.

About you

You’re a software engineer excited by making the type of critical engineering decisions that ensure sustainable explosive growth at a VC-backed startup. You’re highly collaborative, and enjoy working on a diverse set of projects and shipping quality code fast with a small, agile (and Agile) team.
You’re a great software engineer with industry-proven experience building scalable backend systems, a good understanding of startup priorities (e.g. speed over perfection), and the ability to communicate well across teams.

The role

As a software engineer, you’ll focus on building the software infrastructure needed for an on-demand delivery service with a lot of moving parts. Your main goal is to develop software that enables the operations team to operate more efficiently. You’ll contribute to the core backend that manages our operations, and work across teams and projects to develop both internal tools and external products. It is critical you are able to communicate well with each team to determine requirements for each project.


  • Develop software to enable our operations to scale

  • Develop APIs for internal and external products

  • Collaborate with operations team to develop internal tools

Prior experience

  • 3+ years of experience in backend web development

  • Experienced building scalable backend APIs

  • Experience with Python, Golang, and/or Node.js

  • Experience with NoSQL Databases (MongoDB)

Preferred experience

  • Experience with DevOps and modern cloud technologies (GCP, AWS, etc.)

About the team
We’re a close-knit team, passionate about making on-demand delivery a better experience for customers, employees, and the community.

Coco is a venture-backed and early stage startup, so the environment here is high-energy, dynamic, and exciting. You’ll be working with top-performers with experience at the fastest-growing ops startups in the world. If you’re collaborative, energetic, have a competitive spirit, and love working in teams, you’re going to feel right at home.