Software Engineer - Full Stack

As a Full Stack Engineer at Socotra, your responsibility will be to drive innovative features across the Socotra platform from frontend through backend. Socotra’s user interface requires empowering users of varying nationalities, cultures, and knowledge with a consistently fluid and elegant experience unmatched in the industry. Show up with a core need to solve fundamental problems and a desire to learn about different cultures in the fastest growing markets of Africa and Asia.


  • Build customer­-driven functionality to engage and empower Socotra’s users
  • Work closely with design, frontend, and backend teams
  • Provide guidance on frontend strategies, standards, and best practices
  • Create polished and consistent frontend and backend functionality
  • Thrive in a DevOps culture focused on quality, consistency, culture, and iteration


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Skilled in HTML, Javascript, and CSS
  • Skilled in Java

Nice to Haves

  • Proficient in Python
  • Proficient in Algorithms
  • Strong sense for proper testing methodologies
  • Ability to operate in a UNIX environment
  • Previous knowledge of Docker, AWS, DynamoDB, SQL, Spring, Tomcat, React, Typescript, Python, and/or Ruby


  • Meaningful equity at an early stage company
  • Daily catered lunch and countless snacks
  • Great location in San Francisco's SOMA district (close to public transport)
  • Top-tier health benefits
  • Fitness stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fun team offsites (past examples: skiing in Tahoe, Yosemite summer trip, cocktail class, baseball games, and more)

This position is based in San Francisco and includes salary and equity commensurate with experience. 

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