Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Full Stack Engineer (Backend Heavy, Node.js, React)



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

This role represents an opportunity to build technology that’s mobilizing the our nation's future.

Big yellow school buses. Did you know that they are often managed by pen and paper? At BusRight, we're making school buses safer and more efficient for students, families, schools, and communities nationwide. Our backend supports our entire product suite: streaming real-time location data, computing efficient routes, sending live ETA notifications, all-in-one admin panel and much more.

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a senior engineer to make a major contribution to not just an engineering team's codebase, but its culture as well. We are looking for a candidate who has built apps that have achieved user bases of more than 100k daily users, updating data in real time (e.g., finance, transportation).

Role overview

As a Senior Full Stack (Backend-focused) Engineer, you will be instrumental in building out our company culture, development processes, and development roadmap. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to help set company direction and influence transportation innovation. Joining our engineering team means:

  • Building backend REST APIs to power up BusRight client applications - Parent App, Driver App, Admin portal and more!
  • Migrating API services across a variety of technologies
  • Designing architecture of backend services
  • Designing performant and scalable data structures on top of PostgreSQL
  • Developing front-end web modules using React.js
  • Working with a mature, interdisciplinary dev team of outstanding engineers
  • Being in direct contact with the community of users
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions, customer feedback forums, and contributing ideas to our product