Senior Software Engineer
Backend
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Saturn

51-200 employees

Community-focused calendar app for high school students
Company Overview
Saturn stands out as a dynamic company that is reshaping the way high school communities manage time and connect with each other. Their unique calendar-based platform, backed by top venture investors, is widely used and appreciated by thousands of students daily. With a vibrant team and a commitment to making a significant impact, Saturn offers an exciting work environment for those seeking to contribute to technical advancement and community building.
Education
B2C

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$88M

Founded

2018

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

27%

2 year growth

38%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
NoSQL
Postgres
Docker
AWS
iOS/Swift
Redis
FastAPI
Flask
Web Development
Celery
Django
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of relevant backend development experience
  • A strong understanding of best practices for modern web apps, APIs, and microservices
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to mentor team-mates
  • Experience working with and scaling relational databases such as Postgres or experience with NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB
Responsibilities
  • Working on a cross-functional team, utilizing your extensive knowledge and experience in building complex applications
  • Collaborating with Product Managers and Designers from the beginning of projects to create user-friendly experiences
  • Communicating and managing relationships with client engineers on iOS and Web to ensure seamless integration
  • Promoting a disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation, and code structure in a team setting
  • Leading the development and ownership of large user-facing features/epics, from design to implementation and launch
  • Guiding the app architecture to align with industry best practices and engineering excellence
  • Playing a crucial role in elevating the team's technical skills and efficiency
  • Being hands-on, writing automated tests, and providing thorough feedback in code reviews - no task is too small
Desired Qualifications
  • Python web development experience is a plus (FastAPI, Flask, Django, etc)
  • Experience scaling high-growth systems and diagnosing performance bottlenecks
  • Experience with AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, ElastiCache)
  • Experience working with and scaling multi-container Docker in production environments
  • Experience working with background jobs (Celery with Redis, etc)
  • Experience working with real-time communication (websockets preferred)