Senior Backend Engineer at Turo
Cambridge, MA, US

Our team's mission is to put the world's 1 billion+ vehicles to better use by building a platform to scale quickly into new markets and verticals. We care deeply about the work we do—from user experience to technical polish to ethics. We have considerable flexibility in our tools and process as well as trust and transparency within the company.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate extensively with product managers, designers, and engineers to develop product features that drive our metrics.
  • Produce high-quality, maintainable code, test it, collaboratively review it, and ship it.
  • Work with the latest technologies to solve real world problems. 
  • Work efficiently in a changing and growing environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are desired.
  • Receive and give helpful, timely feedback in a blameless culture. 

Your profile

  • You have 2-5 years professional experience shipping code for a user-facing product.
  • You are passionate about learning new skills and growing as an engineer. You do not shy away from challenges outside of your comfort zone. 
  • You are proficient in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java). Java experience a strong plus.
  • You have a strong grasp of computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, databases, and object oriented design.
  • You are a strong communicator. You can explain technical concepts to designers, customer support agents, and other engineers.
  • You enjoy solving problems and helping others meet their goals.


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Access to a diversity of mentorship
  • Four weeks paid time off, 11 paid holidays, six weeks parental leave
  • Engineering education allowance every month
  • Volunteering time off


  • Company-sponsored happy hours and team events
  • Weekly catered lunch and stocked kitchen
  • Turo travel credit, owner matching and vehicle reimbursement program

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When in doubt, please apply!