Principal Software Engineer
Backend
Posted on 3/27/2024
Nextdoor

501-1,000 employees

Neighborhood-focused social networking platform for local connections.
Company Overview
Nextdoor stands out as a unique platform that fosters community engagement and connection, serving over 305,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries, including one in three households in the U.S. The company's commitment to cultivating a kinder world is reflected in its platform, which allows neighbors, businesses, and public services to share trusted information, offer assistance, and build meaningful relationships. With its headquarters in San Francisco, Nextdoor's global reach and local impact position it as a leader in the social networking space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.3B

Founded

2011

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-10%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

10%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Science
CategoriesNew
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Strong coding and debugging abilities
  • Experience designing, building, and deploying flexible backend systems at scale
  • Desire to learn about new technologies and systems
Responsibilities
  • Backend development in a variety of languages/frameworks
  • Mentoring a team of talented engineers
  • Collaborating with product management, data science, and design
  • Participating in in-person Nextdoor events, trainings, off-sites, volunteer days, and other team building exercises
  • Building in-person relationships with team members and contributing to the KIND culture