Senior Back-End Engineer

Full Time
Santa Monica, CA
Posted 8 months ago


  • Working closely with product, design, and engineering teams through the entire lifecycle from drafting to delivering products, features, and services.
  • Take true ownership in parts of our stack, championing their implementation, adoption, and maintenance.
  • Design and implement APIs that power our web application and internal services.
  • Build ETL pipelines to ingest data from 3rd party services and make it usable and queryable within the platform.
  • Work closely with other developers to enhance infrastructure, improve reliability, and efficiency.
  • Be a driving force in our engineering culture. Reviewing code, refining the architecture, and delivering a quality product.
  • Monitoring and leading any junior engineers, raising the bar, and contributing to best practices for all engineers.
  • Constantly focus on providing business value to our clients.
  • We are a small team, you will wear many hats.


  • Computer Science or other STEM degree.
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience.
  • 2+ years experience with languages like Go, Python, Ruby, or Javascript.
  • 2+ years experience with cloud platforms like GCP, AWS, or Azure.
  • Extremely comfortable with Git.
  • Strong understanding of and experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with modern, SOA and microservices. You prefer asynchronous communication amongst services and are experienced using message queues.
  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases like Redis, PostgreSQL, Big Query, MongoDB, and ArangoDB.
  • Comfortable working with concurrent programming (i.e., asynchronous, multi-threading, and multi-processing), and you understand when to use these techniques.
  • Must be comfortable with Linux and associated technologies (e.g., Bash, cron, filesystems, signals, sockets, pipes, processes, SSH)
  • Broad knowledge of the full stack. You should be able to trace a problem from the client to the system layer.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal forms, with technical and non-technical cross-functional teams.
  • First-hand understanding of the full lifecycle development process, including business and functional requirements, developing technical designs, implementing scalable solutions, and design and analysis
  • Own and care about your craftsmanship. Self-motivated and detail-oriented.


  • Proficient in Go and/or Python 3.
  • Experience with Pytest and functional testing.
  • Good working knowledge of and experience with Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience with Helm.
  • Experience with modern practices and technologies such as REST, HTTP/2, gRPC, and Protobuf.
  • Data engineering and ETL experience.
  • Experience working with a graph database like ArangoDB.
  • A love for automation, continuous integration, deployment, and testing.
  • Comfortable with Agile delivery management tools and practices such as JIRA, Confluence, Trello, and Agile methods such as Scrum.

We provide a fast-growing, fun and professional atmosphere. A place to express and grow yourself professionally and the opportunity to advance your career through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business.

Job Features

Job CategoryBack End Engineering
InsuranceHealth, Vision, Dental
Work ScheduleFlexible
Misc.Office Snacks, Drinks, Company Events

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