Main Street Hub is the marketing platform for local businesses. Utilizing our proprietary technology, we offer a unique marketing solution that integrates social media, customer reviews, web, and email marketing to help local businesses get more customers, keep them coming back, and save time.

Backend Software Engineer at Main Street Hub

About Main Street Hub:

Main Street Hub is the voice of more local businesses than any other company. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the company offers a unique “do-it-for-you” marketing platform that integrates social media, customer reviews, web, and email marketing to help local businesses get more customers and keep them coming back, while saving them valuable time. Their team of dedicated, bright, positive people from all backgrounds is on a mission to create thriving local economies and help merchants and customers discover community.

Backed by leading investors, Main Street Hub was founded in 2010 and has grown to a team of over 500 colleagues with offices in both Austin, Texas and New York. Main Street Hub provides an essential service for local businesses and has been named one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine, the fastest growing startup in Austin by the Austin Business Journal, and a Top Workplace by the Austin American-Statesman. Main Street Hub currently has more than 8,000 local business customers and has published more than 8 million messages across the web.

For more information on our culture, check out https://blog.mainstreethub.com/why-our-values-matter.

About Main Street Hub Engineering:

The Engineering team is on a mission to build the absolute best software in the local space. We use our data and technology to effectively create and manage local business owners’ digital assets at scale. While our customers are hard at work realizing their passion and dream, our software delivers to them -

  • A compelling digital experience that matches the authenticity and spirit of that local business to their consumers. We can help the consumers find their next favorite local joint or love their current one even more.
  • Data-driven insights about their consumers and their business - insights they can use to compete with the giants and thrive.
  • A content platform that empowers our content managers to create engaging content while having fun using the tools.

In addition to all top notch engineering talents we already have on the team, we also have the best partner in crime - a killer Product and Design team!!!

What is the opportunity?

As a Software Engineer at Main Street Hub, you will…

  • Write gobs of code – we don’t know any other way to hone our craft better!
  • Solve technical problems that few have solved before – no one else helps Local Businesses the way we do!
  • Participate in the decision making progress – we want you to speak up!
  • Take on the challenge of making what you build higher quality, faster, and more scalable.
  • Have a direct impact on the company’s top line performance.

Why is it awesome?

  • Your work is meaningful: helping local business owners and creating a thriving local economy = helping to make someone’s American dream come true.
  • You will have major opportunities for growth - Main Street Hub is on the way up, creating exceptional career paths for engineering talent.
  • You will be surrounded by top talent - we constantly raise the bar and all get better along the way.
  • You will be challenged – we are solving a business and technical problem that no one else has solved before.

What does it take to succeed?

  • Enthusiasm for local businesses and a fit with Main Street Hub values.
  • Passion for data and data-driven decisions.
  • Strong expertise in backend development (we use Java/Scala/Python).
  • Experience with Relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Interest in large-scale data management (we use Spark, Airflow, Zeppelin, etc - all in AWS).
  • A solid grasp of CS fundamentals and deep appreciation for the craft of software development.
  • A thirst to learn, tenacity to take on hard problems, and the courage to own your responsibilities.
  • Great attention to detail, because details matter (if you apply, include the word “purple” somewhere in your resume or cover letter).
  • Embrace and thrive in high paced, lean startup cultures – we insist on saying NO to big corporate mentality.
  • Be able to defend yourself in Nerf gun wars that break out unexpectedly, escalate definitely, fun infinitely. If you are the instigator of said war, even better.

Benefits:

  • Mission-driven, values-based culture.
  • Competitive pay and eligibility for stock options.
  • 15 days paid time off, plus holidays.
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • 401(k).
  • Fun, casual, urban office environment.
  • Professional development and experience, including opportunities to grow your career, working for one of most ambitious companies in Austin.

Company Reviews

“I wanted to join an organization where I was excited about the mission and where I could come to work every day and feel energized. I had a really good feeling after meeting with the team here.”
Hemant Sharma
Product Manager, Growth
at Main Street Hub
“I love it so much because it’s such a balance between fun and professionalism. We have a good time getting the job done and really putting our customers first. I can’t rave about it enough.”
Tina Dreher
Sales Manager
at Main Street Hub
"It’s awesome to be around people who lift you up all the time. This team is so supportive. You can’t ask for more when it comes to a positive, supportive environment.”
Christina Singh
Principal Community Manager
at Main Street Hub
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Our team of dedicated, bright, positive people from all backgrounds is on a mission to help local economies thrive.
Culture
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Perks & Benefits
3 weeks paid vacation
100% paid health benefits
Competitive 401(k) package
Gym membership discounts
Free drinks and snacks

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