Portfolio Careers

Explore the Lead Edge Portfolio to find your next job

Senior Backend Engineer

Material Bank

Material Bank

Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2023

Material Bank is a fast-paced, high-growth technology company and created the world's largest material marketplace for the Architecture and Design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to start and manage a design project. Learn more about us at www.materialbank.com or see below.

Through a powerful blend of innovation, technology, and strategic acquisitions, Material Technologies has created a global ecosystem of connected businesses and brands. Material Bank, the first platform launched by Material Technologies in 2019, is the world’s largest marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search and sample materials. Members can search across hundreds of brands on a single site, order samples until midnight (ET), and receive everything in a single box by 10:30 AM the next day—always free for design professionals. At its core, Material Technologies is a technology and logistics company that provides scalable digital commerce.

As Material Technologies continues to expand, it will soon be launching DesignShop, a B2C platform that will drive commerce through an experience that starts with inspiration, utilizes advanced visualization, and is supported by the same powerful technology and logistics network that supports Material Bank today. We are looking for passionate, talented, and dedicated people to join our mission.

DesignShop will heavily rely on MaterialBank warehouse infrastructure and a few software layers above it dealing with product and order data management.

Working with us as a Backend Engineer, you will notice we have several external solutions are being used in these layers - Talend as ETL, WinShuttle as PIM, Salesforce as OMS, CommerceTools as a headless e-comm, and others. Some of them are already integrated and being used by MaterialBank, and some of them will arrive specifically for the DesignShop needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Building a highly scalable and evolvable tech platform for the product development
  • System design for heavy loads, high requirements on speed and durability (CDN, Message Brokers, DB performance)
  • Implementing Domain-Driven Design along with the whole team

What you’ll bring:

  • NodeJS (Typescript), Go
  • MongoDB (production experience required for DesignShop backend senior engineer)
  • Microservices (design, communication, orchestration - production experience required)
  • Docker, Kubernetes (basic DevOps experience)
  • Domain-Driven Design understanding (nice to have)
  • 5+ years of commercial development experience
  • Proactivity and excellent self-organization skills

What you’ll get from us:

  • Our people: If you thrive in an inclusive, innovative, and fast-paced organization, look no further! You will get to work alongside some of the brightest minds - Join a genuinely fun and supportive workplace where we keep our employees consistently engaged through internal communication and corporate events
  • Relaxation and Celebrations: Generous PTO, Sick Days, Paid National Holidays, and even more (ask us about this when we connect).
  • Health Benefits: We contribute to your medical, dental, vision and short-term/long-term disability plans and have a strong employee assistance program.
  • Plan for your Retirement: 401(k) eligible after your first 90 day's employed!
  • Giving Back: We sponsor multiple events throughout the year to help out our communities. You will receive time off to give back as well.
  • Growth: We’ll help you take your career to the next level. We want you to be creative and take initiative which will allow you to grow and create within the company. Most importantly, be the best at what matters!
  • Flexible Work Schedules: With business units and employees across the globe, Material Technologies has embraced a hybrid working model allowing department leaders to decide on the best approach for their respective teams, whether that be remote, in person, or a little of both.

About Material Bank

Material Bank is the world’s largest material marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search and sample materials. Material Bank connects design professionals to hundreds of manufacturers through facilitating brand discovery, rep engagement, and material sampling.

Material Bank has transformed the way an entire industry discovers and samples materials. By removing the friction that exists in the process, we drive business between architects and designers (members) and our Brand Partners (clients).

Our powerful material database and proprietary robotic distribution facility allow members to order samples until midnight (ET) to be delivered free of charge anywhere in the US, in one box, by 10:30 AM the next morning.

Connect with us and discover your career at Material Bank.