Senior Applications Engineer, Full Stack - People Applications - DoorDash|


157k - 235k USD Annually




    About the Team

    DoorDash’s ability to build the best products in the industry, enabling local commerce at global scale, depends on its ability to recruit, engage, grow, and retain the best talent in the industry. The People Applications team at DoorDash leverages state-of-the-art methods and technologies to develop products spanning from recruitment through termination. We're looking for a talented Application Engineer to join our team and work closely with the people team to drive key technology decisions and innovations within the People experience. Your contributions will help shape the future of our organization as we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

    About the Role

    The DoorDash People Application team is looking for a Full Stack Engineer with demonstrated experience and knowledge in application development for talent acquisition and employee experiences. You will interact directly with senior leaders and cross-functional partners across DoorDash to understand requirements, design, build end-to-end solutions, and maintain the supporting services for our applications across diverse technical areas for various people functions, all in sync with our people goals.

    This will be a hybrid role and you will report to the Sr Manager of People Applications.

    You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

    • Build tools and applications to support our various people strategy
    • Work closely with business partners to understand business strategies while aligning product outcomes to create exceptional experiences using various technology
    • Partner with Product Managers, Analysts, Data Engineers, and other Application Engineers to collaborate on exciting projects
    • Leverage technical and business knowledge to identify opportunities for improvements.
    • Support troubleshooting, configuration, testing, and deployment of applications to meet requirements, timelines, and execution standards
    • Train end-users and peers on new processes and functionality as needed

    We’re excited about you because you have…

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
    • You have 5+ years of industry experience in software development, ideally in HR-related applications
    • Proficiency using common programming languages such as Java, Python, or Kotlin.
    • Knowledge of frontend technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, React.
    • Experience with databases such as Postgres, MYSQL, Cassandra and Scripting knowledge on SQL/PLSQL, with the ability to write complex queries and optimize database performance.
    • Strong foundation in computer science and engineering: algorithms, data structures, programming, databases, design patterns, virtualization, etc.
    • Experience in building large-scale microservices and applications using cloud services like AWS, GCP, or Azure
    • Ability to analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, security, and stability of system resources.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to collaborate with remote team members across time zones.
    • You are outcomes-oriented, always evaluating whether our solution or team's activities are achieving the desired, measurable impact, and continuously iterating to ensure the best solution
    • You are an owner, always looking for opportunities to learn and better your work product
    • You are comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced, continually changing team-oriented environment and able to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
    • Located in either San Francisco or Seattle, US.

    About DoorDash

    At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

    DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

    Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

    If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


    The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

    Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

    DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

    In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

    California Pay Range:$156,800—$235,200 USDWashington Pay Range:$156,800—$235,200 USD