Founded in 2016 and headquartered in New York, Emptor is a fully remote B2B SaaS startup. We are focused on solving trust and safety issues in Latin America by using big data. Emptor currently serves large multinational technology firms operating in the region by building tools for operational decision making on a large scale. We have opportunities in product, sales, finance, infrastructure, architecture, web scraping, NLP, ML and data science.
Emptor SE III - Lead of the API team
Emptor is looking for a Software Engineer III to lead our API team. You will be collaborating with other software developers to maintain architectural vision and API quality. You will be part of an exceptional team of engineers where collaboration is highly valued, where innovation is something that happens every day and where taking risks is encouraged. You will face unique challenges and build deep expertise. You will have the opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing, customer driven, and innovative company in the Latin American market as well as work with team members to identify areas for learning and helping them grow in these areas via project work, external learning, or additional mentoring.
Remote - Global team, 8:00 AM UTC-5 to 8:00 PM UTC-5
-Willing to work around the Americas time zones.
-A minimum of 3-5 years experience building and shipping high quality code.
-Fluency in the Python programming language.
-Strong background in computer science fundamentals.
-Previous hands-on experience with AWS DynamoDB, API Gateway, Lambda, Step Functions.
-Experience with designing, implementing, and deploying API features.
-Proven experience as a team lead or project manager.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
Practices and behaviors:
-Critical thinking and problem solving.
-Understands SOLID principles and practices and teaches the principles on a daily basis.
-Promotes professional growth and development inside and outside the team.
-Actively takes steps to increase technical excellence across the organization.
-Regularly looks for areas to improve existing code base during day-to-day duties.
-Able to complete nearly all development activities independently.
-Ability to decompose large or complex problems into actionable pieces.
-Promotes technical discussions openly.
Is able to identify potential issues or pitfalls in others’ work and proactively help others before issues arise.
-Takes responsibility for overall delivery of team results.
-Gives regular feedback to team members on career growth, progression towards goals, areas for improvement.
-Works with team members to identify areas for learning and helping them grow in these areas via project work, external learning, or additional mentoring.
-Work closely with fellow engineers and team members, and maintain a strong professional relationship based on communication, respect, and trust.
Note: Emptor will not sponsor applicants for work visas.