Senior Backend Engineer
Posted on 2/10/2024
Orkes

11-50 employees

Cloud-based microservices and workflow orchestration platform.
Company Overview
Orkes, founded by ex-Netflix engineers, offers a robust platform for managing microservices and workflow orchestration at scale, providing a competitive edge in the realm of distributed stateful applications. The company's cloud-hosted Conductor tool allows developers to focus on creating reusable, stateless components in their preferred language, while the server manages the state, offering a unique advantage in the industry. Additionally, Orkes' platform supports seamless scaling, hybrid and multi-cloud operations, and provides actionable insights, making it a conducive environment for growth and technical advancement.
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$29.3M

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Cupertino, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

25%

1 year growth

47%

2 year growth

161%
Locations
Cupertino, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
gRPC
MySQL
Java
Postgres
AWS
Redis
REST APIs
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Proficiency in crafting production-grade code, particularly in Java and/or languages such as Go or C++
  • Extensive expertise in contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of software solutions
  • Experience building distributed systems at scale
  • Experience with Java and SpringBoot
  • Experience with Redis, MySQL/Postgres or other relational databases
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services or other cloud services
  • Production deployment experience
  • Experience consuming services exposed via REST and GRPC APIs
  • Comfortable with test automation and other engineering best practices
  • Proven ability to work independently, lead a software project, and mentor junior software engineers
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, design, and implement critical components of services
  • Pioneer the development of innovative user interfaces and features
  • Engage in the exploration, investigation, and prototyping of cutting-edge concepts and technologies
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of software development processes
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers
  • Conduct thorough code reviews
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle
  • Lead a team of 5-10 software engineers with direct people management responsibilities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Redis, MySQL/Postgres or other relational databases
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services or other cloud services