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Senior Backend Engineer
Posted on 11/28/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Austin, TX, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Elasticsearch
Google Cloud Platform
Microsoft Azure
MySQL
Redis
REST APIs
Kubernetes
Software Testing
Requirements
  • Written lots of code and automation in modern languages (Go strongly preferred)
  • Built production ready REST APIs, service oriented architectures, or microservices
  • Architected and deployed highly scaled and reliable services, solutions, and infrastructure in multiple environments
  • Managed production Kubernetes deployments or have been responsible for deploying/managing workloads running on Kubernetes in production
  • Written applications to store and retrieve data at scale and high performance with database and caching systems like MySQL, Elasticsearch, and Redis
  • Integrated a service mesh such as Istio into your production systems to enable service discovery, secure connectivity, canary deployments, etc
  • You are intimately familiar with public cloud infrastructure: AWS, Azure, and GCP
  • Incorporated modern operational and application delivery tools and methodologies into your production deployment workflows, like CI/CD, IaC, and GitOps
  • Worked in a startup and distributed/remote team before, and understand the unique challenges of a startup environment
  • Are actively involved or have contributed to the upstream Kubernetes community
  • Have experience with formal specifications and standards like OCI and Docker's registry auth
  • Have a history of speaking at technology conferences, blogging/writing technical articles, and/or contributing to a popular open source project
Responsibilities
  • Designing, building, automating, and deploying critical portions of the services that power Upbound Marketplace
  • Designing and implementing easy to consume and efficient APIs that serve vital data to the frontend application team
  • Reporting and fixing bugs in private and public projects
  • Designing and authoring test plans, unit testing, and integration testing to ensure high quality code that is free of regressions
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team and providing high quality constructive feedback on pull requests and design documents
  • Partnering with other disciplines and roles on a shared mission, demonstrating highly effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Supporting the full project lifecycle - discovery, analysis, architecture, design, documentation, building, migration, automation, and production-readiness
UpBound

11-50 employees

Cloud infrastructure management platform
Company Overview
Upbound's mission is to enable a new era of infrastructure management that is automated, reliable, efficient and empowers application teams to accelerate innovation by delivering software faster. The company created Crossplane - the modern, cloud-native alternative to Infrastructure as Code.
Benefits
  • Equity
  • Health care benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Work from anywhere
  • Flexible hours & PTO
  • Home office stipend
Company Core Values
  • Be accountable
  • Collaborate decisively
  • Demonstrate craftsmanship
  • Care for our communities
  • Champion the customer
  • Act as an owner
  • Engage vulnerability