Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 11-50

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Job description

A stealth cybersecurity technology startup on a mission to scale cybersecurity teams is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be working on a high-performing back-end/infrastructure team supporting a fast-growing developer tool. The company is building technology for technologists in the cybersecurity industry across Silicon Valley, Canada, and Europe. This is a great opportunity for developers to work with a team of leading industry professionals. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs, implement and test features for existing high-performance back-end and other infrastructures
  • Collaborate with PMs, designers, and other engineers for development in an agile, iterative environment
  • Conduct code reviews to improve the product effectiveness, quality, development speed, and continuous deployment capabilities
  • Mentor junior engineers to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers hindering autonomy
  • Contribute to Tier 2 or Tier 3 on-call rotations to assist in troubleshooting product operations, security operations, and urgent engineering issues

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as a back-end engineer
  • Expertise in working with Python and Typescript
  • Knowledge of AWS and Terraform is required
  • Thorough knowledge of building high performing, quality, event-driven back-ends
  • Experience building cloud-based back-end apps using microservice architecture
  • Knowledge of designing uniform, stateless RESTful APIs that are pragmatic and intuitive
  • Should be able to diagnose and resolve errors and performance bottlenecks with event-driven, micro services-oriented back-ends
  • Professional experience in working with JavaScript, Ruby, or Python is preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, product-oriented agile development environment for shipping software that addresses business requirements
  • Must work with be able to work with infrastructure as code

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