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Software Engineer
Product, Backend
Posted on 2/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Elasticsearch
Java
Kotlin
Postgres
RabbitMQ
Redis
REST APIs
SQL
NoSQL
Requirements
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Prior experience working with backend tech stacks
  • Ability to analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
  • Experience with service oriented architecture, writing REST API's, unit testing, and architectural design
  • Understanding of modern web stacks and architecture (HTTP, REST)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases and other technologies (e.g. Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ)
Responsibilities
  • Develop, release and run large-scale web applications
  • Develop and define the backend architecture and tech stack for a product area
  • Improve performance, reliability, scalability and security for our backend systems
  • Be involved in transitioning our monolithic codebase to a microservice-based architecture
  • Completely disrupt logistics by tackling bleeding-edge, technical problems
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building large scale, real-time applications
  • Experience with Java/Kotlin
  • Contributor to open source projects
DoorDash

5,001-10,000 employees

Local food delivery from restaurants
Company Overview
DoorDash is working to empower local communities and in turn, creating new ways for people to earn, work, and thrive. The company operates the largest food delivery platform in the United States.
Benefits
  • Health & Wellness - Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, including fertility coverage. Monthly gym and wellness reimbursement.
  • Compensation - Competitive salary with bi-annual performance reviews. Meaningful equity opportunities - with quarterly vesting.
  • Time When You Need It - Flexible vacation days for salaried employees. Generous vacation and sick days for hourly team members. Paid Parental Leave to support our DoorDash families.
  • Flexible Work Support - At-home office equipment and monthly WiFi support while working from home. Enjoy your favorite lunch on us while working in one of our offices.
Company Core Values
  • We are one team
  • Make room at the table. We’re committed to growing and empowering a more diverse and inclusive community. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has the tools, resources and opportunity to thrive.
  • Think outside the room. We strive to be as inclusive as possible and consider those who may not be in the room when making decisions.
  • One team, one fight. We’re in this together, and both success and failure are shared. We are intentional about creating a high-accountability, no-blame culture.