Software Engineer


Posted on 6/3/2024



11-50 employees

Developer platform for Protocol Buffers, gRPC


Remote in USA + 1 more

Required Skills
  • 5+ years of experience owning projects as part of a team of software engineers
  • Expert-level knowledge in relevant areas
  • Experience with architecting and building production-grade distributed systems
  • Ability to manage trade-offs and move quickly
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with gRPC, Protobuf, Kubernetes is a plus
  • Experience in products targeting developers
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics
  • Working hours overlapping Eastern Time
  • Designing and building solutions for production-ready infrastructure systems
  • Understanding technical, functional, and business needs of the platform
  • Developing systems to support security, integrity, availability, and performance
  • Supporting incident management activities for high availability
  • Handling 1-week on-call rotations

Buf offers a robust platform specializing in Protocol Buffers and gRPC, facilitating streamlined API management and code generation. Its comprehensive tools, including a CLI for code generation, linting, and validation, not only enhance developer productivity but also ensure consistent and high-quality code delivery across projects. By integrating advanced features like a reflection API and a data transformation library for Kafka, the company is at the forefront of simplifying complex data pipeline modifications, making it an attractive workplace for developers aiming to work with cutting-edge technology in API development.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



Toronto, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Professional work experience at one of Canada’s fastest growing technology start-ups.

Opportunity to join the team in its early days, take on major responsibility, and make meaningful contributions.

Ability to work as part of an international team coming together to solve real-world engineering problems - Buf employees come from all over the world.

Extremely competitive cash compensation for all employees.

Professional downtown Toronto office for optimal collaboration.