Senior Backend Engineer


Remote job description

100% remote (anywhere in the USA) , 401 with company match

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Nathan Lukeson
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Salary: $120,000 - $175,000 per year

A bit about us:

Cutting edge info tech company is seeking a Software Engineer to join its growing team.

As a Principal Software Engineer you will help us architect, develop, test, and scale new and innovative features for these products in a continuous delivery model. You'll work on the large-scale distributed systems underpinning our cloud applications for email security. Truly dealing with 'big data' - we face interesting challenges related to scale and performance. Our teams are made up of engineers with varied skills and backgrounds, which allow for autonomy and innovation in developing solutions. We value code quality, innovative thinking, good communication, occasional pair programming, sound testing practices, and opportunities for mentoring.

Our products are generally built using modern technologies and languages and deploy to AWS or Azure via a mature CI/CD pipeline. Performance, monitoring and observability are first class citizens in our ecosystem. Some products are on their journey 'to the public cloud' and successful management of a product roadmap, and an architectural roadmap that includes addressing technical debt, is key.

Tech Stack
(large system - mix of modern and older technologies with good management of technical debt and a future-looking architectural roadmap)

Elasticsearch, React/Typescript, Python, PHP, Perl, Golang, Java, Azure AD, Kafka, Postgres, Docker, AWS Managed Services (variety)
What you'll be working on

Why join us?

What you'll get from us

A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued.

Career development - there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step.

The chance to work on interesting, challenging engineering problems at scale, in the cloud.

High-quality health benefits
Retirement Plan with employer match
Career-growth opportunities
Flexible Time Off and Paid Time Off benefits
Volunteer opportunities

Job Details

What you bring to the role
  • 5+ years of professional development experience building large-scale distributed systems/SaaS products in public cloud (AWS, Azure)
  • Understanding of Email technologies and SMTP
  • Experience with microservices architectures, streaming services (e.g. kafka), REST services, queuing systems, container-based virtualization (e.g.,
Docker), Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of SDLC and Agile practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, CI/CD and operations
  • Solid leadership experience motivating, mentoring/coaching team members and assigning/delegating work as appropriate
  • Ability to communicate clearly and use a collaborative approach across boundaries to get work done together
  • Solid experience with one or more of the following programming languages - Python, Perl, C
  • Strong practical Linux and bash scripting skills including knowledge of system level debugging with strace
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, routing, DNS, load balancing etc
  • Proficiency with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc
  • Solid experience with Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Knowledge of best security practices and experience with secure coding in a Least privelege environment
  • Understanding of STARTTLS and creation and usage of TLS Certificates
  • Experience developing in Amazon Web Services with knowledge of Security Groups, Lambda, EC2, CloudWatch, Kinesis, SNS, ECS, DynamoDB,
Athena, and API Gateway
  • Experience with a SQL based RDBMS
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field (or equivalent practical experience)
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Company name: Jobot
Remote job title: Senior Backend Engineer

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