Superpedestrian Backend Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
We are seeking a Software Engineer to join the consumer software team. The ideal candidate has strong skills in backend development, optimizing algorithms and database structures.
There are currently several opportunities open in the software team so we are looking for candidates at different stages of their career. Don?t hesitate to apply if you only meet some of the preferred qualifications, or if you feel you?re overqualified. This is a position where you will have the opportunity to shape your responsibilities based on the skills you bring to the table.
What you?ll do:
Maintain a database-backed API backend
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features.
Contribute across the stack on developing web applications, data layers, and back end services.
Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
Work on improving application performance and bug fixes
Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and application performance
Participate in cross-team peer code reviews
Participate in Agile Scrum sprint and release planning
What we?re looking for:
3+ years of industry experience building scalable backend services
Experience with Python or other scripting language
Experience with Django, Rails, Node or similar web framework
Experience with RESTful web services, JSON
Working knowledge of database systems such as PostgreSQL, NoSQL (MongoDB)
Experience storing and indexing large scale location data
Ability to identify technology that will grow our big data processing capabilities
Experience working with a developer community
Passion for improving company wide processes leveraging software solutions
What you can expect in return:
A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry.
The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian?s future.
Flexible working hours & flexible time off policy.
Equity in a fast growing company.
A commitment (https://medium.com/@Superpedestrian/superpedestrian-commits-to-anti-racist-changes-in-solidarity-with-the-blacklivesmatter-movement-7a20767968e2) to an actively anti-racist environment.
Competitive benefits with company subsidized medical, dental, vision & disability insurance and a 401k plan.