Staff Software Engineer: Backend API Team
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Software Testing
  • Build out the API and application platform that drives the rest of the Observe product (this includes our API servers, API designs, API authentication, application metadata, modeling layer, language compiler, and the infrastructure that our services run on)
  • Develop GraphQL APIs that can be easily consumed by our user interface or through terraform
  • Design shared infrastructure components that optimize for the developer experience, scalability, performance, reliability, and long-term maintainability
  • Write robust unit tests that are quick, reliable, and allow our team to continuously deploy to our kubernetes service infrastructure
  • Be a strong contributor to the product vision and team planning
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • BSCS degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years experience working on service infrastructure
  • A solid understanding of database fundamentals and SaaS application architecture
  • Experience building and deploying scalable, secure and performant APIs
  • Proficiency with distributed systems, SOAs, and performance measurement and optimization
  • Ability to visualize the flow of data through a complex application
  • A passion for user-centric product development and end-user performance
  • Attention to developer experience and productivity
  • Enjoy thinking rigorously about API design patterns and diving deep into the detail
  • Interest in enterprise analytics
  • Startup or growth-stage experience

51-200 employees

Performance management observability platform
Company Overview
Observe’s mission is to become the market leader in observability by turning business data into impactful information. The company’s SaaS observability product ingests anything and then alerts causes of issues within infrastructure, reduces outages, and most importantly curates and relates data to provide unique insights into the customer’s universe.