Software Engineer 92 views0 applications


As a brand of Spiraledge, Tend is making it simpler by helping farm managers streamline their farming operations.

We hold a vision of building tools that enable anyone, anywhere, at any scale to grow good quality food. To that end, we’ve embarked on a mission to be the number-one tool at helping diversified farm managers streamline their farming operations, from planning through sales. You’ll be joining a young company with a passionate team that strives to have a long-term major positive impact on the food system. 

Position Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated engineer with strong experience in designing and building systems that are scalable and have strong service-oriented architectures.  You’ll be working alongside product managers that are also farmers to help design and implement new features on Tend. If you want to join a team that loves living at the intersection of technology and farming, you need to join our team!


  • Participate in product and technology design sessions
  • Design, document and communicate new services and features that are scalable and extendable
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, designers, and other technical development resources
  • Write awesome, well performing, easy to maintain code
  • Participate in project and sprint planning for the development of new product and service features
  • Ability to work independently solving technical problems
  • Desire to work in a small team in a startup-up like environment
  • Perform other duties as requested
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere that strengthens the team


  • Experience in the following:
    • Web:  Java, Spring IO, Hibernate, Tomcat, and JUnit, Cactus, JSON, REST, GitHub, Jenkins
    • Databases:  Mysql, non-sql database technologies
    • Design:  strong experience with MVP designs
  • Software development lifecycle / Agile methodologies
  • Familiar with building micro-services architecture.
  • Expertise in the development of multi-language applications and related internationalization aspects
  • A clear passion for building tools to support sustainable high quality foods systems
  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM and Unit Testing, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development
  • Knowledge of Google Cloud services such as Compute Engine, Cloud Functions, Cloud SQL and MySQL

Desired (not required)

  • BS or MS in Computer Science
  • Experience in building or contributing to open source
  • Mobile development with Android or iOS (swift)
  • Performance assessment and tuning

Spiraledge Inc., will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or “sponsor” an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration).

Physical Demands:

The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear frequently; use hands and fingers to type, write; reach with hands and arms for tasks such as keyboarding, opening filing cabinets, and some light lifting as necessary to function in an office environment. 

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Running a diversified farm is complex. Tend is making it simpler by helping farm managers streamline their operations. Our aim at is to build the best software available for organic and diversified farmers.

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