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Software Engineer, Python/Go

The Role

We're looking for a backend engineer with strong software and cloud engineering skills. You'll help us build highly scalable developer-centric APIs and backend systems powered by state-of-the-art ML models. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Build new API features and endpoints

  • Build automated test suites and CI/CD pipelines

  • Build highly scalable event-driven and realtime systems

  • Instrument systems with metrics, tracing, and logging

  • Refactor applications to eliminate tech debt

  • Troubleshoot production issues

You'll love this job if you....

  • Enjoy taking ownership and solving complex technical problems, even when there is no perfect solution.

  • Enjoy being in a fast-paced, customer-facing role.

  • You're excited to take initiative and tackle big technical challenges like building highly scalable architectures and achieving zero-downtime deploys.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of professional experience building backend applications using Go or Python

  • 3+ years of working with SQL and NoSQL databases

  • 2+ years working with common AWS services

  • 2+ years developing REST APIs in frameworks like Django, Flask, Tornado, Fiber or FastAPI

  • 1+ years of production support experience

  • Has worked at a startup or high growth company

Skills

  • Inquisitive. You’re always in search for both novel and effective solutions even when within highly constrained time and resources.

  • Fast learner. Ramping up on difficult topics is a trivial task for you.

  • Good sense of code structuring. You strive for making your code speak for itself and be readable by other humans.

  • Proactive self starter. Driven to accomplish tasks, while acknowledging the value of seeking help when faced with a challenge.

Nice to Have

  • Professional experience working with one of the following languages: Java, C#, JavaScript, or C/C++

  • Experience with containers

Remote Locations: North America, LATAM, Europe