Senior Back-End Engineer | Series B ($38m) AI Intelligence Startup

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Base to $200k + Strong Equity

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

Based in San Francisco, my client has raised $38m ($25m during COVID-19) to scale its end-to-end platform that creates training data for AI and ML (via data labelling) - They have already begun to help some of the world's largest tech companies make better sense of their data.

I am on the market for a Senior or Staff Back-End Engineer w/ strong startup chops and interest in scaling platforms with world-class colleagues. The Engineering team is currently growing from 20 to 40 this year, now is the time to get on-board!

As a Senior Backend Software Engineer at you will have considerable autonomy in your domain. You will be responsible for building the infrastructure that will help them scale to support our growth in data, users, and requests. You should be comfortable building services from scratch and contributing to existing codebases.

What You'll Do:

         • Designing and building out our next generation backend infrastructure

         • Leading technical efforts and collaborating with product and design on projects

         • Optimizing and scaling new and existing infrastructure systems

         • Mentoring other engineers contributing in your areas of expertise

What You'll Bring:

         • 5+ years of experience developing backend services in a production environment

         • Well-versed in any statically-typed object-oriented language (e.g. Java, Golang, C++)

         • Experience with modern scalable database systems

Bonus points:

         • Familiarity with Kubernetes and Docker

         • Experience with GraphQL

         • Experience with RabbitMQ (or other message broker), Redis, or Elasticsearch

         • Experience constructing and monitoring ETL pipelines

On Offer:

         • Base to $200k

         • Strong early-stage equity & remote flexibility