Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Post Date: 05/31/2018 Job ID: 23197 Industry: Backend Software Engineer
Category : Backend Software Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23197

#23197 Senior Backend Engineer- Security Startup
Location: San Francisco, CA 94104

Our client was founded around a simple yet powerful idea: bringing trust to email. Using open standards, they are taking on fundamental and extremely complex technical challenges resulting in innovative approaches, such as developing the world s first email authentication as a service. Their revolutionary service allows organizations to implement proper email security safely and quickly, protecting their customers, employees, and brand. They are a new breed of startup. Even before funding, they were already protecting companies like Uber and Wix. In less than a year, they had expanded to protect global leaders like HBO, Square, Uber, OpenTable, Fenwick & West, and many others.

Job Opportunity:
As our newest Senior Back-End Engineer, you ll be a major contributor to the company s success. You ll share in the design, development, and deployment of major pieces of the system. Your technical contributions will help protect dozens of brands, authenticate hundreds of millions of emails every day, and protect people all over the world from fraud.
If you like the idea of working on planetary-scale messaging systems with some of the latest tools and making a difference in the lives of half the world s population, we d love to talk to you.

-Breaking up a monolithic application into a platform of services
-Building mission-critical systems to support our expanding product portfolio
-Scaling up a global cloud-based infrastructure
-Improving systems to manage and process large amounts of data

-Extensive experience building high-performance backend systems
-7+ years backend programming experience in more than one language (including Ruby)
-Experience building, provisioning, and deploying services in the cloud (ideally AWS) in an automated fashion
-A commitment to automation across the board: testing, coding standards, deployment, configuration management, etc
-Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve problems
-Prior experience at an early stage startup

Bonus Points:
-Proficiency in Go, C, Python, or Rust
-Track record of contributing to or maintaining open source projects
-Prior involvement with standards bodies such as the IETF
-Ability to shepherd complex technical concepts through external parties with competing interests, such as open source communities and standards bodies
-Deep expertise with network protocols like DNS
-Understanding of email authentication standards
-Passion for security

Meredith Dean / Redfish Technology
Executive Recruiter, IT Division
P: 206-605-0096
E: meredith[at]redfishtech[dot]com
Redfish Technology Building Growth-Mode Tech Companies with Hand-Picked Talent.

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