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Senior Backend Engineer [REMOTE]

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 194051/005_1541535689
  • Sector: Glocomms, Software Development & Architecture
  • Date posted: 06/11/2018

Senior Backend Engineer [REMOTE]

Passionate about developing software from start to finish and seeing the process through?

This booming start-up is in search for a software engineer who is a team player, passionate about the works they are doing and wants to contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle. After receiving over 100million in funding, growing out the teach team is the main priority

This role will work closely with Artificial Intelligence & Engineering teams on activities related to the design, development, testing and/or support of software for our products.


  • Develop, test, and support features of the company

  • Create and maintain automated unit tests and functional tests

  • Design infrastructure for new features with the input of peers

  • Plan capacity, manage application performance

  • Manage individual projects and milestones with abundant communication of progress

  • Seek, give, and receive critical feedback in a constructive manner, including but not limited to code review

Main Requirements

  • 3+ years development experience in Python

  • Demonstrable knowledge of computer science fundamentals, whether by degree or otherwise

  • Linux proficiency

  • Experience/understanding resource management services workflow (Hadoop/Yarn, Mesos, Kubernetes, AWS, OpenStack, Docker or any other)

  • System/performance engineering (profiling process memory/cpu/io/network usage, system calls, flame graphs)

  • Personal drive to get things finished

  • Effective communication behavior

Desired Skills

  • 8+ years development experience

  • Publicly reviewable contributions to interesting development projects

  • Experience with both python 2 and 3

  • Experience with R

  • Experience supporting user-facing code and APIs

  • Data Science experience

Perks of the Company

  • Located in Downtown Boston

  • Vastly growing company with all the potential for Internal Growth

  • Competitive base, bonus, & stock options

  • 401K match, health dental & vision coverage

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