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Software Engineer - Entry-Level

DoorDashFull-time$103k - $139kRemote; Seattle, Washington; United StatesNov 22, 2022

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About the Team

DoorDash is building the world’s most reliable on-demand logistics engine for delivery! We’re looking for experienced engineers to join our fast-growing engineering team to help us develop a 24x7 global infrastructure system that powers DoorDash’s three-sided marketplace of consumers, merchants, and dashers. 

About the Role

At DoorDash, our product engineers implement and operate technological solutions to improve the experiences of our merchants, dashers, and consumers. From creating beautiful, user-friendly flows to crafting scalable backend architectures, we strive to deliver reliant, performant technology that delights our customers.

In an entry-level Software Engineer role at DoorDash, you will have the unique opportunity to jumpstart your career by enhancing the development of your technical and leadership skills in both career and confidence. Join our growing team and get 1% better every day.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. to be considered for this position. F-1 students are eligible if they are using Optional Practical Training (OPT). Canadian students are eligible if they are using a TN visa. 

By applying to this role, you are applying to all location options. The final work location is based on both candidate preference and business needs.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Develop, maintain and ship technical elements with the support of your team members 
  • Act on feedback, coaching, and mentorship from your manager and team members 
  • Actively learn about the elements to which you contribute 
  • Make a direct impact on our business by collaborating with your team to solve problems for our customers 
  • Understand the “why” behind your work and empathizes with your customers

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have or are pursuing a B.S. or M.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent, have no more than 2 years of full-time work experience, and/or graduating between Fall 2022 and Summer 2023.
  • You have at least 1 previous Software Engineering internship or equivalent experience.
  • You have experience working with databases (e.g., AWS, SQL, etc.) 
  • You have a solid understanding of algorithms and data structures.
  • You have proficient experience working with at least 1 object-oriented programming language (e.g., Python, Java, Kotlin, etc.) 
  • You have experience writing clean code, working with version control, and doing unit testing.

Preferred but not required

  • Able to analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various systems 
  • Excited to develop, release and run large-scale web applications 
  • Experience with solutions for systems monitoring, live deployments, and continuous integration 
  • Experience with real-time technology problems 
  • Experience working with service-oriented architecture, writing APIs, and designing systems

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods. 

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel. 

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

Pursuant to the Colorado Fair Pay Act, the base salary range in Colorado for this position is $103,275 - $139,725, plus opportunities for equity and commission. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


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