Senior/lead Backend Engineer 🔥
Nira is looking for Senior/Lead Backend Engineers with specific experience in Python/Go/AWS to join our fast growing, 100% remote team. Ideally these roles are located somewhere in the Americas (GMT-3 through GMT-7) but we'll consider qualified candidates from all locations/timezones.
As a key member of our engineering team, you’ll lead the development of many high impact initiatives. We’re looking for strong engineers who work well on a small team and are excited about the opportunity to have a direct impact on improving customer experience. As a senior/lead engineer, you are someone who can self-manage projects through from beginning to end, and bring good organizational skills and attention to detail.
What You’ll Do
Architecture design, API design, data modeling.
Stream and graph data processing and distributed systems.
Performance engineering to achieve throughput, resilience and enable scaling.
Code standards, code reviews, technical planning/research, testing/QA.
Investigate and resolve bugs/customer issues.
Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning of projects
What We're Looking For
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
You’ve got 5 years of experience with: Python, Go, Microservices, Kafka/SQS, AWS Lambda/Serverless, Docker, Elasticsearch
You have high accountability and ownership of your work, but a willingness to collaborate with others to achieve shared goals.
You have a bias towards action. You love to move fast, are self motivated, and a life-long learner.
You care about working on fast-growing products while iterating and sweating the details.
You’re willing to do whatever it takes, even if this means working outside of your role (backend help frontend, frontend help backend, handle customer support, etc).
You’re able to effectively balance speed/quality/tech debt and make engineering decisions that enable speed and quality results.
You’re a product thinker who cares about the customer.
Benefits and Perks
Work From Anywhere - 100% remote/distributed team
Flexible Work Schedule
BYO Kit or Company Allowance
Medical and Dental (US only)