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Staff Backend Engineer

  • 5000 - 6000 USD per Month
  • Full Time
  • Posted : 4 weeks ago

  • Drive technical strategy and architecture decisions with our CTO and other engineering leaders, focusing on scalability and reliability. 
  • Elevate the engineering team through close mentorship, implementing best practices, and coaching new hires. 
  • Lead our cloud, infrastructure, and DevOps initiatives to maintain a smooth user and developer experience. 
  • Architect and implement scalable backend systems to 10x the growth of Tango's platform. 
  • Manage the full lifecycle of your code, from development to production, ensuring it supports high-scale use cases. 
  • Lead the end-to-end design and execution of large-scale system architectures, ensuring the successful rollout of complex and innovative features. 
Skills in your toolbox

  • You have 10+ years of professional experience in relevant software engineering roles, with a significant focus on backend development and database management. 
  • You are an excellent communicator and take a collaborative approach to problem solving. 
  • You are passionate about leading and growing a team of senior engineers. 
  • You know what parts of your code require tests (and write those tests). 
  • You are an expert in managing technical debt—if you choose not to avoid it, you encapsulate it. 
  • You have product sense: you create more than beautiful code and can play a crucial role in choosing what we build and how we build it. 
  • Above all else, you are a continuous learner and are excited to add new skills to your toolbox. We believe that the best engineers can learn new skills on the job. 
Preferred Tech Stack

  • Experience with AWS services common to serverless architectures (AWS Lambda, AppSync, API Gateway, DynamoDB, IAM, etc.)
  • Experience using AWS AppSync, or ****have a strong interest in learning quickly. 
  • Experience with authentication patterns using services such as AWS Cognito or Auth0. 
  • Experience building GraphQL backends or comparable API development experience. 

Bonus points

  • Experience with AWS CDK or Serverless framework. 
  • Experience building Chrome extensions or expertise working with the DOM. 
  • Experience building and monitoring serverless applications. 
  • Experience developing and optimizing search and recommendation systems. 
  • Experience writing type-safe code with TypeScript and creating unit and end-to-end tests with Jest and Cypress. 
  • Experience supporting substantial applications with modern frontend frameworks like React, Vue, Svelte, Angular, Ember, etc. 
About You

  • You're a master of your craft and eager to share your knowledge to help others grow. 
  • You embrace the growth mindset and refuse to settle for good enough. 
  • You're fun! We're serious about not taking ourselves too seriously around here. 

  • cdk
  • Lambda
  • graph ql
  • dynamo DB
  • Appsync

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