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Full-Time

Staff Software Backend Engineer

Posted on 6/18/2024

Brightwheel

Brightwheel

201-500 employees

Childcare management software and app

Education

Compensation Overview

$165k - $237kAnnually

Senior

Remote in USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Python
Git
Ruby on Rails
AWS
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional experience, preferably in fast-paced early- or mid-stage startups
  • Proficiency in both contributing to and designing backend systems using Ruby on Rails, Python, Go or similar technologies
  • Expertise at writing automated tests (unit/integration/functional)
  • Expertise in using Git (or VC equivalent)
  • Experience with a variety of codebase sizes and ages
  • Proficiency with AWS or other cloud platforms
  • Experience with architecting distributed systems for scalability and reliability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with microservice or service oriented architectures preferred
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) preferred
Responsibilities
  • Work alongside product and design to scope and implement new features or product lines
  • Provide input to both delivery and discovery–providing new ideas, proposals, and constructive criticism to the team
  • Be a steward of quality, scalability, security, and performance
  • Design and architect new software systems or introduce new technologies, as appropriate to support brightwheel’s growth
  • Share knowledge and expertise across the engineering team
  • Mentor and help to grow the engineering team

Brightwheel offers a comprehensive childcare management software and app that automates billing and payments, streamlines administrative tasks, and enhances communication between educators and families. The platform integrates SaaS, Payments, and a user-friendly daily experience, enabling teachers to save time with easy assessment tools, administrators to manage enrollment and reporting, and parents to stay connected with their child's learning.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$88.8M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

0%

Benefits

Competitive base salary

Equity

Premium medical, dental, & vision coverage

Paid parental leave

Flexible PTO policy

Wellness & productivity stipend

Learning & development stipend