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Backend Engineer, Core Platform

San Francisco, California  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is in the process of making transportation easier for everyone. They are simplifying how this most basic of services is used by passengers, drivers, and dispatchers. Delivering simplicity requires a lot of hard work and innovation and they are looking for courageous individuals who can make them better as a team by working to be the best in the world at what they do.

They are currently looking for a talented and motivated Backend engineer to join their team and can hit the ground running and take their product to the next level, as they scale up and develop new business in the respected target markets. At our client, you will be building apps that power over 1 million rides per year!

Our client is a fleet automation software which reduces expenses & workload, and most importantly, improves rider experience. Their service is designed to provide a communication platform which connects and matches users of the service who are looking for a ride with a third party organizational driver or university. Our client is paving the way with intelligent transportation software that is reducing operating expenses and improves the manager and customer experience.

They are a YCombinator alumni.

This role will include, but not be limited too:
-Taking ownership over project timelines and deliverables
-Contributing to the design, architecture, and build of our clients core platform
-Helping scale the platform and building out new features
-Contributing to the DevOps process and tool building
-Contributing to the frontend if and when needed, developing new skills as required
-Applying algorithm development to solve deep problems
-Working with customers when needed

Must Have Skills:

-Fluency in Python & Django or confident that you can get there quickly, and 5+ years experience in another programming language
-You always leave code better than you found it, and you have opinions on software design.
-Self-directed, but also work well with other engineers.
-Excited about working for a startup and moving quickly.
-5+ years of experience (internships included)
Remote work ok

Nice to Have Skills:

-Front end experience with javascript frameworks like React or Backbone
-Experience with RESTful API's and API Design
-DevOps experience, particularly with AWS, Vagrant, Postgres, Ansible

Starting: ASAP
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