Pumpkin promises uncompromising care to the cats & dogs we love unconditionally. By helping prevent future health risks and ensuring access to gold-standard veterinary medicine and individualized support when it matters most–we aim to enable $1/2B in life-extending and life-saving treatment over the next five years.

How we’re making this happen:

Premium Insurance: Best-in-class coverage to enable the best, most advanced treatments and therapies when it matters most – without compromise

Innovative Wellness Plans: Personalized preventive care products designed with vets to prevent, reduce, and detect health risks earlier to extend quality of life

5-Star Experience: Concierge service & experience powered by pet experts and industry-leading technology to make decisions and providing care stress-free & frictionless

Mission-Driven Culture: We put pets’ best interests at the center of everything we do. We dream big and solve big problems. We embrace speed, agility, and fearlessness to jump the highest fences, dig new and bigger holes, and fight for the toys we believe in.

Pumpkin is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a crucial role in revolutionizing pet care by developing cutting-edge software solutions that significantly improve the lives of pets, their owners, and veterinarians. Your expertise will drive the creation of scalable, reliable, and high-performance applications that consistently meet business needs and exceed user expectations. By optimizing system architecture, promoting best practices, and fostering a culture of innovation, you will contribute directly to the delivery of exceptional pet care through technology.

This role is a remote for those outside of a commutable distance of the New York City office. Some travel will be required. Individuals located in the NYC area will be considered hybrid, with a minimum requirement of 2 days a week in the office.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with the team to design software solutions and write high quality code aligned with architectural guidelines and project requirements
  • Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain code standards, provide feedback, and ensure best practices across the engineering team
  • Monitor application performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement improvements to optimize efficiency
  • Create and maintain technical documentation to guide future development efforts and ensure knowledge sharing across packs
  • Implement automated tests and participate in the quality assurance process to ensure the software meets functional and nonfunctional requirements
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends

What We’re Looking For:

  • At least 5+ years of hands on software development experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Python and at least one other programming language (Java, C#, or JavaScript)
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with a track record of analyzing complex issues and implementing efficient solutions
  • Business acumen, including project management and stakeholder management expertise

Bonus Points:

  • Ability to lead and mentor other engineers providing guidance and support to help them grow and develop their skills
  • Proficiency in modern front end frameworks like React
  • Understanding of application security protocols and standards
  • Familiarity with data science concepts including machine learning and data engineering

The compensation for this position ranges from $130,000- $160,000 (annually). Compensation may vary outside the listed range, based on a number of factors including but not limited to location, qualifications, performance, skills, and experience. The compensation range listed is just one component of Pumpkin’s total compensation package for employees. Total compensation packages, depending on the position, may also include incentive compensation, discretionary bonuses, and other short or long-term incentives. If hired, employees will be in an ‘at-will position’ and Pumpkin reserves the right to modify compensation (as well as any other discretionary payment or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pumpkin’s Core Values:

Pets Come First: Put what’s best for pets at the center of everything we do

Trust the Pack: Help families make empowered pet care decisions

Jump Fences: If there’s a will, there’s always a way over them

Share Toys: Be generous with our gifts and amazing things will happen

Dig New Holes: Challenge conventions to create the future of pet health care

Pumpkin is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.