Plotly Technologies Inc

Intermediate Backend and Infrastructure Engineer

Plotly Technologies Inc

Job description

At Plotly, our customers depend on us for their mission-critical data analysis needs. In this Backend and Infrastructure Engineer role, you'll work with code, colleagues, and customers to build Plotly's core products and improve their robustness and scalability.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop the core functionality of Plotly's enterprise products, with a particular focus on Dash application management capabilities (similar to Heroku)
  • Improve reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance throughout our stack
  • Help out as we work to scale Dash Enterprise to more demanding customer requirements in diverse cloud and physical environments
  • Identify and communicate product and documentation improvements


Technical skills (these periods may overlap):

  • 4 years or more of experience writing code as part of your job (in any language)
  • 3 years or more of Linux systems administration and generalist networking experience
  • 1 year or more of experience with backend web application development
  • 1 year or more of experience with Python and Git
  • Useful familiarity with Docker
  • Preferred: Some past experience with one or more of reliability, testing, automation, observability, and performance work
  • Nice to have: Some familiarity with any of LDAP, SAML, Windows enterprise systems administration, Flask, Django, public cloud environments, and/or Kubernetes

Professional requirements:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to follow and produce documentation instructions
  • Ability to debug, troubleshoot, and seek answers autonomously before asking colleagues for help
  • Can drive the full architecture and development cycle of small feature improvements or refactorings
  • Requires only modest supervision and assistance to drive medium feature improvements or refactorings
  • Preferred: Is willing to work in our Montréal headquarters, or elsewhere in Canada
  • If not working in Montréal, has demonstrated success in a remote technical engineer role


  • Frontend programming experience (Javascript, CSS, React or Vue)
  • Prior experience with Plotly graphing library or Dash app technologies, in either open source or enterprise forms
  • Interest in data visualization or data science generally
  • Prior technical leadership experience

What we can offer you

  • A way to put your skills to use enabling people around the world to better understand their data and make better decisions
  • Membership in an exciting and vigorous open-source ecosystem: most or all of what you will work on will be publicly available forever
  • Knowledge-sharing with smart, motivated colleagues and folks working at the most sophisticated companies in the world
  • Flexible work hours and generous paid time off
  • A promote-from-within philosophy
  • Health benefits
  • Company stock options
Plotly Technologies Inc
Intermediate Backend and Infrastructure Engineer at Plotly Technologies Inc (allows remote)

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