Director of Engineering


Want to develop, remotely!? Join our all-star team today! 

Newtrul is a VC backed startup, building the tech infrastructure layer for the trillion dollar logistics industry, think Plaid but for logistics. We are growing rapidly and on track to build thousands of integrations. These integrations enable our two sided marketplace, which is revolutionizing the age-old process of bringing manufacturers, freight brokers, and cargo carriers together and into the 21st century.  As our Director of Engineering, you’ll be working closely with our CTO and will have an opportunity to create, influence and implement our DevOps strategy. You should be familiar with our tech stack. You will participate in architectural and design discussions, provide a scalable, reliable cloud infrastructure for the success of our clients and our organization. For the right individual this is a great opportunity to grow rapidly as the company grows. 


React, Nodejs, Express, ELK, PHP, Typescript, AWS (ELBs, EC2, S3, SQS, EventBus, API Gateway, Lambda, Cloudwatch), PostgreSQL, Docker, Gitlab, Terraform


  • You will develop the people, processes, and tools

  • Ensure the reliability, resiliency, and performance of a complex product suite

  • Leading multiple teams of talented Software Engineers and Engineering Managers

  • Ensure scalability and extensibility of various types of integrations.

  • Work with clients to define, clarify and manage integration requirements and timeline.

  • Write and review code, develop documentation and capacity plans 

  • Reduce the time to integrate with clients.

  • Capture performance related metrics and reporting

  • Demonstrated technical depth and significant experience in full stack, distributed systems. 

  • You are able to communicate about high level architecture principles and deep dive into design principles and code implementation detail.


  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college, university, or an exceptional demonstration and understanding of our tech stack.

  • 5+ years in an engineering leadership role, preferably working on a SaaS product at scale, with demonstrable experience managing other managers.

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience as a Software Engineer.

  • Deep knowledge of agile processes and workflows.

About the newtrul team:

The newtrul team is composed of people from all different walks of life. From industry veterans to military veterans, we see value in balancing domain expertise with fresh perspectives.  While we all contribute individually, we know the importance of coming together as a team to help each other.

Our team shares strong core values and visions. It is our belief that we can only be as good as the company we keep. We strive to learn, grow and help each other succeed individually and as a company. We value all ideas and opinions and encourage our team to step out of their comfort zones to learn new skills. 

We support a hybrid work environment, 2-3 days a week working from our office located downtown Chicago

If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to talk! 

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