Senior Software Engineer

Crossbeam


2 weeks ago

08/08/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: US only

Category: Software Dev


We’ve built the foundations of a platform that’s transforming the way that businesses partner and grow. We’re onboarding customers who are engaging with Crossbeam, and momentum is building. Now it’s time to scale. We’re looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join us in taking Crossbeam to the next level.

You’ll join a small team of engineers to build the next generation of our software. At our early stage, this is an opportunity to truly influence and contribute meaningfully to the product.

We are looking for a senior engineer who can help our team level up. Your responsibilities will include building product features, writing tests, collaborating closely with teammates, reviewing code, and handling support issues. As the team grows, you will have the opportunity to mentor junior engineers, take ownership over system components, and develop best practices for the team.

HOW WE WORK

We are a small team of experienced engineers shipping lots of code. We collaborate early and often, putting an emphasis on designing technical solutions before coding them. We emphasize remote work, with teammates in the Philadelphia area working from home at least half of the week. The majority of our collaborative work happens on Slack and Zoom. We try to get together quarterly and hope that our remote team will be able to join for some facetime.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years experience

  • Well-versed in building RESTful APIs

  • Deep understanding of relational databases and their performance characteristics

  • A good understanding of system architecture and some experience with distributed systems

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with functional programming

Not required, but a plus:

  • Clojure experience

  • Knowledge of AWS, Kubernetes, or Terraform

  • Frontend development experience

  • Experience with distributed databases, like Apache HBase, FoundationDB, CockroachDB, etc.

These are some of your traits:

  • The idea of working in a fast-paced startup environment while shipping high-quality software excites you.

  • You embrace complex technical challenges and thrive on discovering simple solutions.

  • You’re not afraid to speak up when you have a point of view, but can “disagree and commit” once a final decision is reached.

BENEFITS

This is a salaried role. In addition, Crossbeam offers:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Flexible PTO Policy

  • Free Food & Snacks

  • Stock Option Plan

This role can be based in Crossbeam’s Center City Philadelphia Headquarters, or remote anywhere in the US. Remote employees should be able to travel to Crossbeam HQ in Philadelphia quarterly.

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