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Principal Backend Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Atlassian
AWS
Docker
GraphQL
Git
Java
Leadership
Product Design
Sales
SQL
Python
Sentry
gRPC
Requirements
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree - related technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 12+ years of hands-on software development experience building APIs and services - It's not the years, it's the miles
  • Production application development in Python, Go, Java or other language
  • Experience developing and operating applications on AWS
  • Production tested cloud native development fundamentals including horizontal scaling, 12-factor application design and security fundamentals like OWASP, etc
  • SQL query building and database schema design
  • Automated testing and CI/CD pipeline development
  • Development in distributed, event-driven and/or message-driven architectures
  • Assessing software errors with tools like Sentry, DataDog, Jaeger/Zipkin, GreyLog or App Dynamics
  • Container based deployment and development with Docker
  • Experience using multiple transports and formats (e.g. REST, gRPC, GraphQL)
  • Working with an agile team using collaborative development tools (Atlassian Suite, GitHub, GitLab)
  • Excellent experience debugging and scaling production infrastructure and services
  • Strong technical and guidance chops - Led technical judgements for your team and influenced technical judgements across your functional domains. Led initiatives/projects that enforce operational reliability factors such as monitoring, performance and capacity planning, security, and disaster acknowledgement
Responsibilities
  • Drive transformative change within the codebase which you are focused on
  • Mentor and help develop other engineers
  • Contribute to architecture design reviews and engineering fundamentals
  • Interview engineering candidates
  • Build out high quality APIs and web services providing a scalable, efficient and tailored set of interfaces
  • Design, document and deploy public interfaces that are a joy to consume
  • Work with cross functional stakeholders including product, design, sales, and others to help break down business requirements into actionable plans
  • Collaborate with Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to develop and deliver applications in a repeatable, stable, and joyful software development lifecycle
  • Develop test cases and work with QE to ensure engineering excellence
  • Make Coalition a better place by taking on the unseen, unforeseen, and important items that come up along the way
Desired Qualifications
  • Production experience serving large user bases (100,000+), mission critical systems, or high traffic systems (transaction or request volume)
  • Frontend development experience, especially on SPAs
Coalition

201-500 employees

Cyber insurance and security company
Company mission
Coalition's mission is to help organizations better manage and mitigate the risk created by the digital economy. They combine comprehensive insurance and proactive cybersecurity tools to help businesses manage and mitigate cyber risk.
Benefits
  • Enjoy a highly fulfilling, mission-driven culture
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) plan
  • Wellness and commuter benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • Open vacation days
  • We embrace distributed work; some benefits will vary by location
  • You are an owner. We offer stock options to each of our employees
Company Values
  • Character
  • Humility
  • Responsibility
  • Purpose
  • Authenticity
  • Diversity