Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

  • 335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10173, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Pinto is building the world’s smartest food data platform, with a mission of making food data fully personalized, transparent, and easily accessible for both consumers and businesses alike. Over 40% of Americans now follow a specific dietary eating pattern, and our data platform is organizing the world of food at scale across every dimension that matters to these modern consumers (ingredients, allergies/intolerances, diets, personalized health needs, etc.). The era of personalization is here and we’re building Pinto to power it 🍓📊.

We’re now looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team. In this role, you’ll work across the Pinto stack to contribute to and improve Pinto’s Web-based data platform, a suite of technologies and tools used to process, classify, visualize and make sense of complex food data and analytics. 

Ideal candidates will be comfortable leading initiatives from ideation to planning, prototyping, execution, shipping, and iteration. We use a variety of tools, technologies, and languages to build software including ES6 JavaScript, React/React Native, Redux, Webpack, Node.JS, GraphQL and MongoDB.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking to join in the early stages of a rapidly growing technology startup solving a meaningful problem in food and the broader world of personalization in nutrition and consumer products.

Job Description

  • You’ll use your skills to help solve real-world problems, while learning about the food + personalized nutrition ecosystem

  • You’ll work across the Pinto Web stack using tools and languages like Javascript, Node.js, MongoDB, GraphQL, React, Sass

  • You’ll build interfaces and tools to display, process, and update data on the Pinto platform

  • You’ll automate and handle the life-cycle of systems and platforms that process our data

  • You’ll model, design and implement complex data integrations with our industry partners

  • You’ll build tools and processes that enhance our end-to-end data pipeline, and will envision new features to continually improve and refine this pipeline 

  • You’ll work with our Research, Nutrition & Data Analyst teams to gain a deep knowledge of underlying use cases in food data and nutrition

  • You’ll contribute to the ongoing evolution of the Pinto Web stack


  • BS degree in computer science or related technical field

  • 7+ years of software development experience on enterprise or consumer Web applications

  • Experience designing and building RESTful APIs

  • 5+ years of extensive JavaScript development, building highly interactive Web apps using frameworks such as React/Redux (preferred), Angular, or Vue.js

  • Production experience with React/Redux, Node.js, Apollo/GraphQL, Webpack, MongoDB, Redis

  • Proven track record of building and shipping large-scale engineering products

  • Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals with sound knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and system design

  • You are a strong communicator. Explaining complex technical concepts to designers, support, and other engineers is no problem for you.

  • Comfortable in a small and fast-paced startup environment

  • Based in NYC, or able to relocate to NYC

Bonus points for

  • Experience working with large, complex data sets from a variety of sources

  • Experience or strong interests in building data visualizations (ex. D3.js)

  • Experience with or strong interest in data science and/or machine learning

  • Experience working with React Native

Additional Information

About Us

Pinto is a smarter food data platform, designed for the needs of today's consumers in the world of personalized diet. To do this, we're rapidly bringing the world of food online and making it personalized across every dietary need and preference — everything from general diets like Vegan, Paleo, Keto, Heart Health, and Mediterranean, to the long tail of ingredient and allergen considerations like Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, and No Added Sugars. Over 40% of Americans now follow a specific dietary eating pattern, and our data platform is organizing the world of food at scale with partners that include Whole Foods and Kroger.

For businesses, we work with industry partners (retail/CPG) to 1) rapidly digitize large product inventories and 2) organize these inventories across every granular need and preference that matters to a modern consumer — from every allergen and intolerance to the long tail of diets (like Paleo, Gluten-Free, Keto, etc.), conditions, certifications, nutrition preferences and much more. 

Current retail partners include Whole Foods, Kroger, and more. Learn more about Pinto and the technologies we power: 

See some example searches: 

-- Vegan meat substitutes:    

-- Paleo snack bars:    

-- Gluten-free cereals that are also kosher:   

Come join us on our mission as we build the future of smart, personalized product data!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.