Software Development Team Lead in Passport Shipping

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Passport is a modern international shipping carrier built for ecommerce. We’re a growing, ambitious team looking to upend the trillion-dollar international parcel shipping industry through a world-class experience. Passport works with hundreds of DTC brands like Native, Bombas, Betabrand and others to serve their global consumers. At Passport, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the biggest ecommerce merchants in the world and think strategically on how to add value to their international business. See this TechCrunch ( article to understand why brands love us.

Passport is looking for Software Engineers to expand our footprint in Latin America. If you are motivated by working in a collaborative environment, building innovative solutions and being part of a growing team, you could be a great fit for our team.

Job functions

  • Cultivate your subordinates to encourage their constant professional growth
  • Decompose product descriptions into tech tasks and distribute them across the team
  • Deliver results in time reducing technical debt, amending priorities and revealing blockers
  • Build communication bridges to other teams, clients and partners
  • Suggest optimal architectural solutions that will avoid massive refactoring in the future
  • Lead the knowledge sharing process ensuring your team’s work is clear to others
  • Learn about the world of international shipping
  • Deal with popular e-commerce platforms as Shopify, Bigcommerce, Magento
  • Understand our clients’ pain points and needs, collaborate with some of them directly to ensure the success
  • Be a part of a supporting team that will help you to adapt, improve and cope with failures

Qualifications and requirements

  • 5+ years software development experience
  • 3+ years of leading or overseeing a team
  • A college graduate with a technical degree
  • Proficient in English reading and writing
  • Expertise with NodeJS, Express framework, MySQL, Redis, Git, Elasticsearch
  • Experience in building distributed cloud-based REST API web services
  • Experience in dealing with e-commerce platforms and building apps for them
  • Attentive listening which allows you to grasp the key points and quickly take the right action
  • Accountability: You take ownership of your work, the answers you provide to others, and learn from your mistakes
  • Work autonomy: you can make weighed team-level decisions without involving top management and take the responsibility


Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Education stipend Passport Shipping covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Passport Shipping gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in South America.

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