Senior Backend Engineer

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Salary:

    Up to $200k + Significant ownership in the company

  • Contact:

    Joshua Miller

  • Contact email:


  • Consultant:

    Joshua Miller

We're partnered exclusively with Archetype, a well-funded startup that's building best-in-class usage-based billing for APIs. Their platform allows businesses to charge for their API in minutes with our one-time integration. Engineers never have to worry about API keys, permissions, or subscriptions again. This has easily-measurable benefits for all customer-facing businesses.

About the Company:

They’re a team of engineers and data scientists with experience working in tons of different environments. They move fast and like people who move fast. They’re also a pretty open team so they welcome input from all folks and to throw in their feedback and opinions.

They are also super remote with the team spread out in Boston and in Sydney, Australia!

What they’re looking for:

This company is looking for an amazing engineer with drive and passion to work at an early-stage company to grow it from 0-1.


  • Building a new API for our users, or iterate on existing APIs and SDKs
  • Improve on existing architecture and cache systems.
  • Build out a ton of asynchronous jobs and task queues
  • Build and iterate on stream processing pipelines (Kafka) and ML operations.
  • Building new tools for our partners and users.


  • 3+ years of experience of building scalable and performant backend systems
  • Enjoy and have experience improving product experiences and building backend systems
  • Experience working with caches and cache optimization techniques
  • Tech stack includes (mostly) in Python, with some Go, Java, Node.js, React, Typescript, and AWS
  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
  • Experience with Git, CI/CD and testing frameworks.