Golang / Go Job: Senior Backend Engineer


Senior Backend Engineer at Calm

Remote › 🇺🇸 100% remote position (in the US)
  (Posted Apr 10 2024)

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$157,675 - $259,700 USD

Job description
Calm is on a mission to support everyone on every step of their mental health journey. With the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation as well as a growing library of digital, evidence-based mental health programs, Calm offers trusted support for individuals and organizations alike. Our flagship consumer app provides personalized content and activities – featuring a range of experts and beloved celebrity voices – to help users manage stress, improve sleep and live mindfully. Our workplace and healthcare solutions offer a consumer-friendly approach to clinical content and HIPAA-compliant resources in order to drive positive health and business outcomes. Named a TIME100 Most Influential Company, Calm supports more than 150 million people and 3,500 organizations across seven languages and 190 countries.

What We Do

We build Calm’s product, guide Calm’s analysis, secure Calm’s data, and operate the platforms that underpin it all. We’re product-minded, team-oriented, and grounded in the mission of meeting everyone where they’re at on their mental health journey. We work in fast-moving, small pods and as a Senior Backend Engineer you will be expected to gather technical requirements, design and publish technical specs of innovative systems, as well as own building and releasing them into production.

What You’ll Do

The Senior Backend Software Engineer is a critical member of the Calm Engineering Team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend systems that power our mobile and web applications. You will work closely with a team of engineers, designers, product managers, and customers to ensure that our products are reliable, performant, and secure. Specifically, you will:

Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements, define project scope, and develop technical specifications
Design, develop, and maintain backend systems that are reliable, scalable, and secure
Lead development and implementation of complex backend features and services, collaborating cross-functionally with QA, DevOps, PMs, and client engineers to ensure smooth development and deployment process
Write high-quality, well-documented, and easily maintainable code that adheres to industry standard best-practices
Ensure high test coverage for all code, including unit and integration tests
Implement backend features with instrumentation and monitoring to detect system errors and performance issues
Stay up-to-date on the latest backend technologies and trends
Develop, mentor and train software engineers

Who You Are
Experience with the following languages/technologies/frameworks (or equivalents):
Relational DBs / SQL
Experience with REST API-based microservices design
Proven experience working effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment as part of a collaborative team
Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new technologies and tackle challenging problems
Experience providing accurate high-level estimates based on complexity and consistently delivering on time and with quality
Consistently deliver on commitments through disciplined estimates and task breakdowns
Proficiency in writing unit and integration tests in a CI/CD environment
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical solutions to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Provide high-quality code reviews centered on code quality and mentoring
Ability to partner with leads across products to leverage institutional knowledge to solve complex problems
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Nice to Haves
Past experience building apps in highly controlled industries, i.e., healthcare

Minimum Requirements
This role typically requires 8 years of related experience
BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field

The base salary ranges below represent the low and high end of Calm’s salary range for this position in various geographic locations. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate’s geographic location, skills, experience and other qualifications.In the United States, Calm has four geographic pay zones. For this position, the base pay ranges for candidates in each zone are:

Zone A: $185,500- $259,700

Zone B: $166,950 - $233,730

Zone C: $157,675 - $220,745

Zone D: $148,400 - $207,760

This role is also eligible for equity + comprehensive benefits + 401k + flexible time off.

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Company: Calm

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Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
aws devops docker gcp golang
javascript kubernetes microservices sql terraform


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