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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

  • Competitive Salary

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Medical and Dental (US only)

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