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Staff Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote • United States
Experience Level
  • We help each other be better engineers - we leave things better than we found it
  • We aspire to collaborate seamlessly - we ensure our software is improving the customer experience
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience designing, building and maintaining large scale backend software products and systems
  • Expert at designing and building modular distributed applications to support an extremely rapidly growing customer base(100x)
  • Solid understanding of the current landscape of auto-scaling cloud technologies and efficient usage of compute, storage, network and virtualization technologies. (preferably AWS)
  • You enjoy influencing cross-team standards, practices, and tools by modeling behaviors and demonstrating outcomes
  • You can clearly articulate the business benefits that result from technical decisions
  • You enjoy mentoring other engineers and helping them grow technically. You often have become a key go-to person in your company, even on projects outside your project area
  • You have delivered large scale backend systems including ingesting and processing data at significant scale, managed elastic workloads using queue/worker and streaming architectures
  • You have experience migrating to modern scalable technologies from monolithic systems and databases while maintaining high reliability and availability
  • Strong desire to learn, exchange feedback and grow - from our internal legacy and futuristic technical designs, to retirement domains and workflows that are critical for our business
  • Define forward looking architectures through creation of designs, establishing tradeoffs in cost vs value and gaining buy in from key technical, product and business stakeholders
  • Drive the delivery of prototypes, technical standards, project plans and roadmaps that align with the product vision of our organization and in conjunction with technical leads
  • Coach and mentor senior level engineers in our organization to help raise the bar in innovation, efficiency and technical capability
  • Deliver features and enhancements that improve complex processes and systems to make them more robust, higher performance and require less human intervention
  • Collaborate with other engineers and stakeholders to share knowledge and build expertise
  • Raise the bar of our team's standards resulting in cleaner, well documented and higher quality code
  • Model and teach key behaviors for owning and delivering systems that are fast, horizontally scalable and reliable
  • Speak up and advocate for forward looking architectures and designs that minimize human intervention while keeping development costs incremental
Human Interest

501-1,000 employees

Employee retirement services
Company Overview
Human Interest is making a more equitable financial future for generations to come by helping small and medium-sized businesses offer affordable, accessible 401(k) plans to their employees.
  • Our 401(k) includes a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of compensation
  • Top-of-the-line health, dental, and vision, with employee premiums fully paid and dependent premiums 50% covered by Human Interest
  • Stock options for every employee
  • Generous PTO policy
  • HSA or FSA offering with an annual employer contribution
  • Short/Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Dollar-for-dollar match of employee donations to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, up to $1,000 per year
  • Monthly work from home stipend
  • Annual wellness stipend
Company Core Values
  • In it for customers - We do everything to set our customers up for success because if they succeed, we succeed
  • Autonomous and accountable - We hire smart, motivated, flexible, fun-loving people who bring expertise, and we trust them to take ownership of their work
  • Inclusive collaboration - We bring diverse perspectives together and collaborate to move the industry forward
  • Decisive - We do our research and make smart decisions with confidence
  • Outcomes-driven - We focus on outcomes and measure our success against them