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  • Full-Stack Application Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    XL seeks an experienced Full-Stack developer to help create our next-generation IoT cloud platform for commercial electrified vehicle fleets. As a developer at XL, you will work as part of a small team to build and maintain our cloud-based, distributed real time data processing engine along with multiple API and UI applications on both web and mobile platforms, using cutting-edge open source technology. You should be comfortable quickly bootstrapping your understanding of new tools, technologies and application design techniques as you go and be able to deliver on business requirements accurately without too much oversight. If you are passionate about software, committed to writing code that is as beautiful as it is bulletproof, and enjoy Friday afternoon cookouts, then you will feel right at home on our team.



    XL Fleet is the leading developer and provider of simple, smart, sustainable fleet electrification solutions for the commercial vehicle market.  Our customers include transportation, municipal, and utility fleets.


    We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated leadership and excellence throughout their careers but are also excited about the prospect of creating positive change for our environment through the transformation of the fleet vehicle industry.  In return, we offer a fun work environment and the opportunity to enter a high‐growth startup company!


    • Work on data processing backend and UI elements of our cloud application as needed.
    • Get up-to-speed on new technologies and tools quickly and independently.
    • Work collaboratively with a small, agile team of engineers and stakeholders.
    • Develop automated unit and integration tests as part of code delivery.
    • Participate in collaborative peer code reviews.
    • Candidate will report to the Director of Data.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • 5+ years web, mobile and/or backend software development.
    • 2+ years of experience working with modern JavaScript.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • 4-year degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
    • Must be able to work full time, on-site at the XL office in the Brighton area of Boston, MA.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Direct experience with one or more components in our current application stack:
      • Node
      • Git, Docker, Ubuntu Linux
      • Cassandra, MySQL, elasticsearch
      • Apache Storm, Apache Kafka
      • React, React Native
      • GraphQL
      • Google Maps API and visualization tech like SVG, Chart.js, D3, etc.
      • AWS ECS, EC2, RDS and S3
      • Python
    • Familiarity with DevOps tasks, continuous integration, deployment and automated testing.
    • Experience with challenges facing integration with connected devices, GPS tracking and the challenges of data processing with unreliable connectivity.
    • Passion for reading and contributing to OSS.


    At XL Hybrids we offer a competitive salary, meaningful stock ownership, 401K, health benefits.


    We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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