*Remote* Back-End Engineer with Surging US-Based Start-Up

A surging young company (graduate of the Y Combinator) is looking to hire a number of top developers. Great open source product which is proving its usefulness and gaining traction daily. This role is remote with an occasional in-person meeting required with the local team as well as the odd trip to head office in San Francisco.

Detailed Responsibilities

- Be an owner of our backend architecture

- Work collaboratively with multiple teams

- Design, enhance and build out new products and features

- Optimize and maintain scalability, performance and quality

- Evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to solve challenges

- Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards

- Able to travel 2-3 times/year to head office in San Fran for approximately a week.


Qualifications and Experience

- BS in Computer Science (or related fields)

- Strong coding skills in programming languages: 

  Golang; MySQL; Postgres; Amazon AWS

- Experience in writing high performance production quality code

- Github, Jira, Jenkins

- Experience working in open source communities