Senior Backend Engineer

Rollbar


1 month ago

07/23/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Category: Software Dev


At Rollbar, we help developers build better software faster - and make their lives easier. We are a small team based in San Francisco with big ambition and a global presence. Over 100,000 developers use our product to power all kinds of applications that affect people’s lives and livelihoods. Rollbar is used by some of the best engineering teams in the world, including Twilio, Salesforce, Zendesk, Instacart and Twitch. 

We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to join our Scale team to not only help build and run our systems and services, but help define backend engineering at Rollbar.

Our tech stack:

  • React, Webpack, Sass

  • Python, Node.js, Scala

  • MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, Memcache, Spark

  • Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Consul, CircleCI, Rollbar

You will:

  • Work with other engineers to design and build highly available and scalable systems

  • Measure and monitor system performance, availability, and reliability

  • Implement performance improvements to our processing pipeline

  • Be in the on-call rotation and the first line of defense for major infrastructure issues

  • Help improve the tools we use to build and run Rollbar

You have:

  • 5+ years experience in a software engineering or SRE role

  • Experience building and scaling real-time streaming data pipelines

  • Experience operating services running on cloud providers like AWS or GCP

  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach - ensuring things rarely fall through the cracks

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Benefits and perks

  • Rapid career growth opportunities

  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Medical, dental and vision health benefits

  • Parental leave - 12 weeks 

  • Generous hardware and software allowance

  • Casual work environment

  • Inclusive team-oriented culture

  • Have fun and make an impact

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