We’re looking for a senior backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills. You’ll help us build highly scalable developer-centric APIs and backend systems powered by state-of-the-art ML models. Some of your responsibilities will include:
Build new API features and endpoints
Build automated test suites and CI/CD pipelines
Build highly scalable event-driven and realtime systems
Instrument systems with metrics, tracing, and logging
Refactor applications to eliminate tech debt
Troubleshoot production issues
You’ll love this job if you….
Enjoy solving complex technical problems, even when there is no perfect solution.
Enjoy being in a fast-paced, customer-facing role.
Thrive in small, cross-functional teams. We like to wear many hats here!
You’re excited to tackle big technical challenges like building highly scalable architectures and achieving zero-downtime deploys.
3+ years of working with SQL and NoSQL databases
3+ years of production support experience
3+ years working with common AWS services
2+ years developing REST APIs
2+ years of experience working with Python
2+ working with Python backend frameworks like Django, Flask, or Tornado
Experience migrating systems to meet increasing traffic/scale
Startup or FAANG-type experience – Has worked at a startup or high growth company
Deep AWS knowledge – Has many years of experience solutioning within AWS
Strong Python coding abilities – Can pass difficult programming challenges in a relatively short period of time. Can speak clearly about their thinking throughout these challenges. Can speak to O-notation of algorithms. Has excellent knowledge of common python idioms and libraries.
High scalability experience – Has been a tech leader on scaling systems to hundreds of millions of requests/events per day. Has experience with hyper-observability, scaling algorithms, and using production data to drive system changes
Amazing system design chops – When given a hard problem to solve with a new system, they can quickly shape an effective design and communicate its strengths, weaknesses, and tradeoffs.
High-octane thinking – Engages deeply on subjects of expertise. Thinks ahead many steps and can see where decisions are likely to lead. Their brains compute at a very high level.
Extremely creative – Can find both novel and effective solutions within highly constrained time and resources
Fast learner – Has shown they can ramp up on difficult topics very fast
Exceptional gut instincts – Can practically feel when something is right or wrong. Can use these instincts to quickly point themselves in the right direction.
Opinionated – They have convictions in what they believe and can communicate their position clearly without drama.
Nice to Have
Machine learning experience – Has worked with machine learning models at scale
Experience integrating and deploying ML models into production
Competitive Salary + Bonus
100% Remote team
Premium Healthcare (100% Covered for you + dependents)