Software Engineer

Location: Washington DC      

Meet GetUpside

GetUpside helps businesses grow and people save by driving customers to nearby businesses with personalized cash back offers. We’re driving new customers to local businesses (more than 5,000 businesses across 13 states have made $10+ million in profit through GetUpside). We’re putting cash back in consumers’ pockets (more than $7 million cash back earned).

In the end, we want to help local businesses get what they need (customers) and consumers get what they need (gas, groceries, you name it!) for less. GetUpside is growing rapidly, with 17x growth in transaction volume in 2018 and we’re driving hundreds of millions of dollars of commerce a year!

We're a DC-based startup founded in 2016 and made up of a great collection of people from companies like Google, Opower, Washington Post, Mastercard, Capital One, and LivingSocial. We recently closed our second round of funding and are well-funded by a great group of investors who care about our company, our mission, and our team’s success.

Our technology stack

  • AWS to run our microservices in a message-oriented-architecture

  • Java 8 / Dropwizard / 12-factor apps

  • Python 3 / Serverless AWS Lambdas

  • MySQL & Dynamo

  • S3 & Athena

  • Jenkins / Github / Terraform / Jira

What will you do?

  • Work in a team of 2-3 engineers and a product manager on our larger projects and sometimes individually on smaller, bite-sized enhancements.

  • Deliver new product features in support of our mobile apps for users and web dashboards for merchants and enhance our existing products’ ability to scale with increased user and merchant demand.

  • Build Java REST services to act in concert with our AWS-based message-oriented architecture.

  • Build Python “glue” logic, deployed on AWS Lambda using the Serverless framework.

  • Identify, design, lead and/or contribute to anything and everything that needs to get done. We are a tight-knit, supportive engineering team that strives to make work interesting, challenging and fun.

What do you need?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in CS or other STEM field

  • Software development experience in our technology stack at a software products or consulting company

  • Experience in a 24/7 SaaS development environment, including on-call rotation

  • Demonstrated ability to bring code from whiteboard scribbles to running in production

  • Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, prioritization skills

  • Self-driven to identify potential problems and proactively develop solutions

  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced and quickly growing startup environment

  • A constant desire for learning and self improvement

How to Apply

Please email your resume to for consideration. We’ll be in touch if we think there’s a great fit!