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Calm

Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

08 August, 2019

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • go
  • microservices
  • javascript

Benefits & perks

  • Generous pto
  • Full healthcare coverage
  • 401k
  • Healthy snacks
  • Commuter flex spending
  • Unlimited pto
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Paid medical, dental and vision premiums
  • Apple equipment
  • Paid health insurance

To sum it up...

Design and implement scalable, fault tolerant, cloud based microservices in Go

Role overview

To design and implement scalable, fault tolerant, cloud based microservices. To utilize best practices with cutting-edge technologies. To write quality code that is stable, reliable, and easy for others to read and maintain. To expand the library of Calm microservices that will take our company to the next level.

Outcomes

  • Ship code frequently without causing any customer service interruption
  • Improve visibility of service performance and health
  • Prioritize activities based on current business objectives
  • Build a secure application architecture and work with devops to build a secure information architecture 
  • Volunteers for tasks rather than waiting for them to be assigned
  • Stay up to date on the latest Engineering industry standards, and cloud architecture best practices
  • Proactively assist other engineers on the team in fixing bugs and shipping features and updates
  • Provide fairly accurate engineering time estimates that help determine project priority
  • Be on call from time to time if there are critical issues on production that need debugging
  • Take ownership and responsibility to finish the projects and issues assigned to you with minimal help from others on the team
  • Collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple teams

Competencies

  • Strong CompSci fundamentals
  • Data structure and algorithm
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Clean and tested code
  • RESTful services
  • Relational databases
  • Object oriented design
  • Strong network understanding
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • Familiar with technologies like
  • AWS or GCP or Azure
  • Golang and/or Javascript
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker and Docker Compose
  • Bash
  • Extremely strong attention to detail



Location

San Francisco, in northern California, is well known for being a tech haven. However, as one of the most visited cities in the world, it’s also a center of cultural and there’s a strong counter culture sensibility that’s always been an essential part of the city. San Francisco has one of the most prominent LGBT communities in the world, and is one of the most important in the history of LGBT rights and activism.

The economy of San Francisco is influenced by household tech companies such as Salesforce.com, Reddit, Dropbox, Airbnb, Yelp, Uber, Lyft, etc. The third quarter of 2017, saw $4.177 billion in funding for companies in San Francisco and the North Bay Area. An hour south of the city is “Silicon Valley” which homes Apple, Facebook, Google and Palantir.

Known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. It’s also the home of the famous Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prisoner Al Capone.

Did you know...

  • The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $134,000
  • San Francisco has 3% unemployment rate
  • 50-249
  • San Francisco, CA, US

Calm is a software company based in San Francisco, California. We have a simple mission at Calm: To make the world a happier and healthier place. The heart of Calm is digital but the brand is expanding offline into a variety of products and services that bring more peace, clarity and perspective into people’s busy lives. We are building Calm into the Nike of the Mind. We believe Calm can become one of the most valuable and meaningful brands in the world. Over 50 Million people have downloaded the app and we are growing by 85,000 new downloads a day. The company is profitable and headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Calm was co-founded by Alex Tew (Million Dollar Homepage) and Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Firebox).

  • Health
  • Early Stage Venture
  • flexible working
  • startup
  • go
  • AWS
  • KUBERNETES
  • Kafka
  • Generous PTO
  • Full Healthcare Coverage
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Engineers who find a new job through Blockchain Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • go
  • microservices
  • javascript

Benefits & perks

  • Generous pto
  • Full healthcare coverage
  • 401k
  • Healthy snacks
  • Commuter flex spending
  • Unlimited pto
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Paid medical, dental and vision premiums
  • Apple equipment
  • Paid health insurance

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