Lead Backend Architect: Golang (Americas Only) at Proper Technologies Inc
San Francisco, California, United States
🇺🇸 (Posted May 24 2019)
About the company
Proper's mission is to build the tools necessary to empower humankind to fix the world's buildings.
Our app simplifies communication around property maintenance for landlords, tenants and contractors so that getting it fixed is a fast and joyful experience.
Our Website: https://proper.chat/
Do they allow remote work?
Remote work is possible, see the description below for more information.
Proper is seeking an experienced backend architect to lead our backend team. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the data model and database, and ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from our iOS, Android and Web clients.
Additionally, you’ll work directly with and lead the rest of the backend development team providing strategic guidance and architecture. You’ll frequently collaborate with members of the engineering, product and management team.
This position is full-time and based in San Francisco or remote (Americas only)
Provide technical leadership for the back-end development team
Architect and build server-side infrastructure for our core product
Continue to build out our Golang codebase
Conduct regular code reviews with team members
Improve reliability, performance and efficiency across the Proper app
Build public-facing APIs, internal data services, and operational tools
Establish and evolve development team best practices
Skills & requirements
Experience building and supporting a complex project, supporting a large volume of requests or users running in production
2+ years leading backend development team(s)
2+ years architecting at an early stage startup. We need to build for speed.
Abnormal drive and determination to ship high quality products
Excellent proficiency and communication skills in oral and written English
2+ years coding experience in Golang
5+ years of industry experience shipping production software
B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or a related technical field
Experience developing and deploying on GCP
Experience working with Docker containers and Kubernetes