Backend Engineer

  • Location

    San Francisco

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  • Salary:

    $100k - $180k

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Role: Backend Engineer

Company Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Location of job: Remote

Salary: $100k - $180k.



About the Role: Backend Engineer

The Organisation is looking for an enthusiastic, driven, and capable Back-End Engineer with a desire to push the state of the art. In this role you will contribute to applications and systems that transform the way call centers do business. The ideal candidate will have several years of architecting, implementing, and deploying robust services and applications with an emphasis on data.



Responsibilities: Backend Engineer

● Design, build, and maintain performant, reliable web services and applications

● Evaluate, implement, and optimize data stores for a variety of customer, application, and machine learning data

● Champion best practices for testing, code quality, continuous integration/delivery, and documentation

● Actively contribute to code and design reviews alongside other engineers

● Mentor other engineers in back-end development practices

● Contribute feedback to product and engineering processes



Qualifications: Backend Engineer

● 4+ years of professional experience with: Ruby, Python, JS/Node, Elixir, Go, or similar languages

● Experience creating, monitoring, and maintaining public facing APIs

● A deep understanding of HTTP request lifecycles

● Previous work with relational and non-relational (NoSQL) data stores such as PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, and Redis

● Comfortable breaking down and modeling complex data

● A BS/MS in computer science or related field of study, or equivalent experience

● Proven ability to communicate ideas to technical and non-technical colleagues



Beneficial Experience: Backend Engineer

● Experience working on SaaS or ML / NLP focused products

● Prior experience designing, implementing, or integrating authentication and authorization libraries and services

● Exposure to container-based development and deployments (Docker or Podman)

● Prior experience with AWS or similar cloud providers

● Previous work in a Scrum/Agile -based team



About you: Backend Engineer

● You have strong opinions about technology and the facts to back it up

● You welcome healthy but respectful debate

● The thought of code sitting undeployed for more than a week sends shivers up your spine

● You are interested in helping choose the technology for the future of a company

● You have a proven ability to mentor others and raise the bar for an engineering team

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