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Backend Architect
Posted on 2/2/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 7+ years of experience designing and building large-scale, cloud-based, highly available software platforms
  • Are an API first developer who understands the power of platforms
  • Are passionate about enabling other developers through your leadership and driving teams to efficient decisions
  • Have the ability to balance long-term objectives with urgent short-term needs
  • Partner with Product to define tangible product objectives and work with engineering on how best to achieve them
  • Can successfully lead teams through very challenging engineering problems
  • Work with other Architects to integrate processes and services across Engineering, Product and Design
  • Domain Expertise in one or more of: backend systems at a large-scale internet service, distributed computing, API design, software systems built atop Amazon Web Services
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in a computer science or relevant experience
  • Have demonstrated the ability to design complex systems in an iterative and evolutionary manner
  • Define a technical north star and drive alignment towards it
  • Drive and deliver on our product roadmap, working with your teams to turn 1-pager specs into features
  • Obsess about the architectural design, implementation, and quality of the work your teams produce and define and delver on our SLAs
  • Grow your teams by coaching developing engineers and by attracting top talent
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Front's engineering leadership team
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in Node.js and React
  • Experience at a fast-growing B2B SaaS company

201-500 employees

Shared inbox for teams
Company Overview
Front was started to actually make a difference in people's lives, and create a work environment where employees thrive. They combine the simplicity of email with the intelligence of a CRM, so clients can provide tailor-made service at scale.
  • Competitive compensation - We offer compensation that matches the top talent we hire
  • Healthcare - We take care of your premiums for medical, dental, and vision
  • Flexible PTO - Take time to recharge so you can bring your best self to work
  • 401(K) - Invest in your future by saving for retirement
  • Parental leave - Paid time off for birthing and non-birthing parents alike
  • Volunteer time off - Take time to give back to our communities
  • Commuter benefits - Flexible options to make getting to work a little easier
  • Wellness benefits - We help you prioritize your physical and mental wellness
Company Values
  • Transparency
  • Collaboration
  • High Standards
  • Care
  • Low ego
  • Inclusion