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Lead Full Stack Developer

North AmericaFull-Time$135K - $175K
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Reporting to the Director of Software Engineering, the successful candidates will be instrumental in executing, delivering well tested code, and leading a team of software developers while coordinating with our product teamIn this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects, including our core applications and customer-facing interfaces. This position will require you to work in close concert, as part of a larger geographically distant team where you will be required to share your insights to drive a better process. This is a hands-on role where you can expect to spend about 40% of your time leading/managing and 60% of your time developing.


  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and tested code
  • Drive the expansion of BusPatrol’s suite of Python and Ruby based webservices
  • Engineer documented, scalable, and secure APIs from deprecated legacy code 
  • Lead/manage a team of 4 to 5 software developers
  • Provide guidance and direction to the team, ensuring high code quality 
  • Mentor and coach others on the team and practice peer-programming 
  • Actively seek out knowledge about new technologies and how they can be used to solve current and foreseeable challenges
  • Work closely with BusPatrol’s product team
  • Be a productive member of an inclusive team where pairing and peer reviewed code are valued
  • Follow best practices (continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring, and code standards)
  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design
  • Engineer documented, scalable, and secure APIs from deprecated legacy code
  • Work with AWS Serverless technologies


  • 2+ years as a team lead or team leadership responsibilities 
  • 3+ years Ruby or Python development experience
  • 5+ years of experience with web frameworks (preferred: Rails or Rack, Django)
  • 1+ years of Angular, React, or Vue.js
  • Experience working in a software product driven environment
  • Proven work experience in a software development team

Some Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of testing libraries (preferred: rspec, pytest, jest)
  • Experience with Linters (ex: RuboCop, Flake8, ESLint)
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS Services (Lambda, SQS, S3)

BusPatrol Value Proposition


BusPatrol is a technology company with a public safety mission. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are strengthening trust, safety, and transparency across the student transportation space and making the trip to and from school safer for students. As a leader in smart transportation, BusPatrol brings cutting-edge AI, machine learning and IoT safety tech solutions to school buses across North America. BusPatrol’s technology has been deployed onto more buses and has been used to issue more school bus stop arm citations than any other company in the world.


BusPatrol employees get:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Comprehensive personal time off, including volunteering and birthday days off
  • An opportunity to help build a company dedicated to children’s safety 
  • The chance to join an innovative and dedicated team, focused on leading edge technology 
  • The occasion to participate in BusPatrol’s culture of safety, learning, and teamwork 

BusPatrol’s school bus safety programs are violator-funded, meaning that those who break the law pay for the technology that protects children. We build solid partnerships in the communities in which we operate which, coupled with our innovative business model, leads to sustainable efforts to change driver behaviors.


On our mission to make the journey to and from school safer for children, the way we work together and with our partners is built on foundational cultural pillars.

  • Safety is our focus, for the children we protect and for each other. We follow the letter and spirit of occupational safety law, relentlessly employ safety best practices, and foster learning and development on our worksites. We are safe to be ourselves and to make mistakes, and we create safe environments for our teams.
  • We build strong relationships and teams in support of our mission. We promote and provide opportunities for employees to grow together.
  • We commit to innovation and quality work in support of our mission and each other. The children we safeguard are at the forefront of our decisions and actions and we excel on their behalf.
  • We measure success by fulfilling our mission and keeping the company strong. We invest our time and energy in the actions that deliver results for students and for their communities.


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