Full-Time

Senior Backend Engineer

Posted on 5/14/2024

Calm

Calm

501-1,000 employees

Mental wellness app for meditation and sleep

Consumer Software

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Agile
JavaScript
SQL
Docker
TypeScript
AWS
Go
Terraform
REST APIs
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • Experience with Javascript/Typescript, GoLang, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS/GCP/GKE, Airbyte, Relational DBs/SQL
  • Experience with REST API-based microservices design
  • Proven experience working effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Proficiency in writing unit and integration tests in a CI/CD environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Minimum 8 years of related experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and define project scope
  • Design, develop, and maintain reliable, scalable, and secure backend systems
  • Lead development and implementation of complex backend features and services
  • Write high-quality, well-documented, and easily maintainable code
  • Ensure high test coverage for all code
  • Implement backend features with instrumentation and monitoring
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest backend technologies and trends
  • Develop, mentor, and train software engineers

Calm offers a popular mental wellness app with sleep, meditation, and relaxation content in multiple languages, focusing on stress management and sleep improvement. The app utilizes audio content delivery, app development, and language localization technologies, and also provides a corporate solution, Calm for Business, as an employee benefit for mental fitness and resilience.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$293.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

16%

Benefits

Investment + Growth - Calm can only grow if you do. We offer a great salary, equity, 401(k), and even a generous extended learning budget.

Health + Wellness - We’ll cover 100% of your health, dental, and vision, and give you monthly stipends for your fitness and wellness routines too.

Time + Space - When we say PTO is Take What You Need, we really mean it.

Parents + Kids - Your family is a vital part of our community too. That’s why we offer baby bonding leave to all salaried employees.

Home + Office - Your home office should be as functional and inspirational as your office office. We’ll give you a WFH stipend to help.

Culture + Connection - Our calendar of (virtual) social events ensures you always feel part of, and close with, the team, no matter where you are.