Senior Backend Engineer

Senior Backend Engineer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / San Francisco, California, USA †-†Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely†

Job Description

Every organization has raw data that can generate predictive insights to help delight customers, create amazing products, and build efficient, sustainable businesses. Building the necessary systems and processes that transform raw data into predictive power is hard. Really hard. And unfortunately, most organizations donít have the internal skills or resources to build these systems themselves.

Our clients platform helps ML Scientists and Engineers automate and scale the task of data labelling and annotation.

Our client is looking for a Senior Back End Engineer to continue the build out of their platform and back end services. If you're drawn to engineering challenges and have a strong desire to make a big impact as part of a small, agile team, in an exciting space, we'd love to talk to you.

● Transfer what you've learned from your real-world experience to help build a scalable platform, API and services
● Fully own and independently drive the engineering development of complex features
● Work with engineering leadership to create a back-end/platform technology roadmap
● Participate in all aspects of the development process including story grooming, technical design, coding, code reviews, QA, and delivery.
● Collaborate with Product, frontend devs and other stakeholders to develop new features
● Establish standards for style, maintainability, and best practices. Maintain and advocate for these standards through the feature development and code reviews.
● Identify areas of improvement in the code base and contribute to make it better. Drive change by being an advocate for these improvements.
● Provide leadership and mentorship to teammates

Must Have Skills:

● BSCS, related degree or equivalent practical experience
● 5+ years of professional experience with Python and Django
● Extensive experience building high performance backend systems
● Expert knowledge of SQL databases (Postgres)
● Dedication to automation across the board: testing, coding standards, deployment, configuration management, etc
● Professional experience designing and developing REST APIs
● Professional experience using Git/Github, JIRA, GitHub Actions
● Experience using CI/CD tools like Bitbucket Pipelines or Jenkins

Nice to Have Skills:

● Experience working with Container and Orchestration software (Docker & K8s)
● Knowledge of Machine Learning and specifically MLops HIGHLY desirable
● Experience with ReactJS and Typescript development is a plus


Starting: ASAP

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