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Senior Software Engineer - (Go Lang OR Ruby)



Software Engineering
India · Remote
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

Who we are:

Motive empowers the people who run physical operations with tools to make their work safer, more productive, and more profitable. For the first time ever, safety, operations and finance teams can manage their drivers, vehicles, equipment, and fleet related spend in a single system. Combined with industry leading AI, the Motive platform gives you complete visibility and control, and significantly reduces manual workloads by automating and simplifying tasks.

Motive serves more than 120,000 customers – from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses – across a wide range of industries, including transportation and logistics, construction, energy, field service, manufacturing, agriculture, food and beverage, retail, and the public sector.

Visit gomotive.com to learn more.

About the Role:

Come be a part of the emerging and growing IoT Platform at Motive. We are the layer between our devices and all the backend motive services. We are responsible for ingesting all data to and from the devices in a scalable, secure and efficient fashion. We 1/ Present a unified management interface to various types of device hardware; 2/ Ensure that reported data is accurate and meets the requirements of consuming systems; 3/ Operate and improve the platform to meet availability and responsiveness requirements for Motive and our Customers.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager of the IoT platform team, you will work closely with experienced Motive engineers to build new and refactor existing services to connect our fleet of devices to our cloud platform. Initial projects could include building and scaling our messaging pipelines that ingest device published data, improving the reliability, security and observability of our AWS Lambdas and K8s Services.


  • Implementing Microservices or Lambda functions to empower our iot device and their data
  • Building data models and APIs to help manage and maintain our fleet of devices
  • Building message pipelines to allow efficient and scalable transfer of data from and to our devices
  • Improve the cloud security of our IoT devices and infrastructure


  • 8+ years of experience developing software products and services in a team environment with source control, build management, and automated deployment practices
  • Mastery of programming/coding practices (Golang and/or Ruby on Rails preferred) with confidence and experience in debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Deep understanding of cloud architecture and application deployment
  • Experience with messaging pipelines like Kafka
  • A desire to mentor and grow engineers of all levels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with MQTT
  • Experience with AWS Lambdas
  • Experience with AWS IoT
  • Previous work experience at a hardware company

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