Lead Software Engineer

The MealPal team believes finding lunch doesn’t have to be a chore and neither does your day job.  

Engineering is a small (but growing!) team with a lot of ambition and heart. We love opinionated people who can roll up their sleeves and bring out the best in a team. We value pragmatic, passionate engineers with experience, drive, and a collaborative spirit.


  • Lead a handful of engineers focused on a specific piece of MealPal's domain.
  • Design, build, and maintain applications for the MealPal platform.
  • Collaborate with Product and CX to develop feature roadmaps that stay true to product vision.


  • Love for the science and art of product-driven engineering.
  • Experience leading a team and working with cross-functional teams encompassing product, design, engineering, and analytics.
  • 5+ years of experience in Ruby, Node.js, Python, or Java. We build applications in Rails & Node.js.
  • Deep understanding of fundamental CS algorithms & data structures.
  • Belief in and adherence to test-first development.
  • Comfort at the command line on Debian and macOS.
  • Adept at turning Sketch mocks into tidy, minimal HTML/CSS.
  • Consider logging and metrics collection a first-class priority.
  • Eager to engage in a whiteboard discussion on any topic from vertical scalability to human interaction design.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Meaningful equity and the opportunity to build something
  • Health benefits, paid vacation, and free lunch
  • Opportunity to work with a smart, passionate team

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