Senior Backend Engineer in New York, NY

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

CB Insights   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Information Technology

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

As a Senior Backend Engineer at CB Insights you will be part of a cross-disciplinary, self-motivated team with clear ownership and passion to form the future. Our team uses state-of-the-art technologies and writes quality code that ships often.

Our backend software engineers work across the stack, building beautiful user interfaces, robust services and scalable data processing jobs.

We focus on modularity and reuse where it makes sense, while ensuring that there are no constraints to delivering world-class software continuously.

You will be part of a remote-first team where every team member works remotely from anywhere in the USA. Strong communication skills, adaptability and a collaborative mindset are key attributes we are looking for in all candidates.

Much of our software team has been with us for several years, despite a white-hot tech market with options galore. We attribute this to our collaborative, "teach and learn" culture where the role evolves with your interests.

If this sounds interesting to you, reach out and join CB Insights now!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop features for our next generation market intelligence platform on a small Agile team.
  • Consistently and frequently deliver solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable and tested within the agreed upon timeframe.
  • Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help identify opportunities, work through challenges and share knowledge with colleagues.
  • Collaborate with the product team to understand business requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or similar; advanced degrees also acceptable ;-)
  • 5+ years professional experience in Go or Python
  • Relational database proficiency (e.g. MySQL, Aurora, PostgreSQL)
  • Professional experience building API's and Microservices
  • Professional experience working remote or telecommuting
  • Proficiency developing in a Mac/Linux environment
  • Believer in Lean and Agile values and principles for building software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Helpful, Humble Human
  • Love for experimentation.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18