A furniture brand creating award winning, innovative designs.

Senior Software Engineer

New York, New York / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
Apply to Burrow and hundreds of other fast-growing YC startups with a single profile.
Apply to role ›

About the role


At Burrow, we make it radically easier to settle in by designing and manufacturing award-winning furniture for every corner of your home. We utilize extensive customer data and research to create the most convenient and comfortable end-to-end experience for our customers. Delivery, assembly, and reassembly (should you want to move) is a snap with our brilliantly simple designs. While our business is predominantly online, our HQ and retail showroom are in New York City.


We are looking for a senior frontend engineer with some full stack experience who is looking to lead a growing team of developers build new features and launch new products. While making impactful individual contributions is important, the ideal candidate will also succeed at delegating work and creating opportunities to teach and develop skills of other engineers on their team. The focus of this role will be on the customer facing e-commerce experience, and so understanding the user is critical. This person reports to the Director of Engineering.


Developing software solutions that scale, using modern technologies and consistently following the project’s software development lifecycle. Improving code quality through reviews, testing and best practices. Working closely with the Director of Engineering and Product Manager to develop roadmaps and establish priorities. Fine-tuning the technical stack with a focus on performance, security, high availability and scalability. Comfortable delegating work and pair-programming to both teach and learn.


Strong knowledge of JavaScript on both the client and server (Node.js) Experience working with React, Redux, Webpack or similar technologies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write detailed technical documents. Nice to have: Experience with e-commerce and/or online payments Nice to have: Experience with cloud computing providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)

You in a Nutshell

5+ years of engineering experience Alignment with our core values: Customer Experience, Collaboration, Innovation

Why you should join Burrow

Burrow makes furniture fit for modern life. In April 2017, Burrow launched their first product: a fully customizable sofa that’s easy-to-move and built-to-last. Their sofas are hand crafted in North Carolina with non-toxic, stain- and-scratch resistant fabrics and a hardwood frame made from ethically-forested trees. And because of their modular, adaptable design, all Burrow sofas ship for free in just a week. How revolutionary is this? Fast Company named Burrow one of the 10 most innovative retail companies in the world. Burrow started with the couch and will quickly expand into the entire home, maximizing convenience, quality, and comfort with every piece of uncompromising furniture they design.

Team Size:30
Location:New York
Kabeer Chopra
Kabeer Chopra
Stephen Kuhl
Stephen Kuhl