Senior Software Engineer

Published on March 13, 2024

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. And we need your help to do it.

Who we are: 
Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. Motive combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to connect and automate physical operations. Motive is one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world, serving more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.
Motive is built on four foundational attributes; Own It, Less but Better, Build Trust, and Unlock Potential. This has taken our company to great heights, including being recognized by Fortune for Best Workplaces, Forbes Best Startup Employers, and Comparably for our Best Global Culture, Sales Team, Leadership Team, Career Growth, and CEO for Diversity. We’re proud to receive an employee net promoter score of 63 (according to Comparably) which places Motive in the top 5% of companies with 4,000 employees or more. 
Today, our team is made up of more than 3,000 employees, located across the world, providing support to a wide range of customers. While most of our employees are remote, many have the opportunity to work on-site at any of our 8 global office locations. Visit our careers website to learn more about opportunities at Motive. 
About the Role:
As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building products that will modernise the Workforce management solutions for our enterprise customers to increase productivity, profitability, and more importantly, keep the roads safe. As part of this role, you will build scalable infrastructure, APIs, and services and work with a team that is passionate and makes an impact on the trucking industry, which is the driving force of the economy.
We are looking for accomplished engineers to not just deliver products to bolster Motive’s success in providing enterprise solutions but to go beyond it using the latest technologies.
What You’ll Do: 
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team to design, document, and deliver scalable solutions
  • Ability to write secure, maintainable code that powers the platform that connects the world’s trucks
  • Launch and support features that will be used by trucking industry at scale
  • Build appropriate monitoring, logging, debugging for the health of the system
  • Provide on-call support for services deployed in production
  • Mentor and learn from the developers within the engineering organisation.

What We’re Looking For: 
  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field
  • 8+ years software development experience
  • Experience building product infrastructure, distributed systems and data models
  • Experience in Ruby on Rails, Go Lang, Java, Javascript/Node.js or similar language
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases such as PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis, and Cassandra
  • Experience building for Cloud Infrastructure such as AWS, GCP, Azure or private clouds
Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 
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