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Backend Engineer

Company: Miles
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Miles helps foster greener travel and rewards you for it. We've built a great product that's simple, engaging, and tailored to each user. Join now to have the biggest impact while we're small and growing fast.

Responsibilities
Make architecture and technology choices for the Miles backend, design, build and implement.
Be comfortable working in a product development environment, building version 1.0 from scratch.
Passionate about delivering high-quality user experience.
Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, gets things done.
Capable of making timely decisions while dealing with uncertainties & inadequate information.
Commitment to building products that dazzle and have fun doing it.
Experience in a startup environment / agile development environment a plus.

Requirements
At least 4+ years of backend systems and services development experience; Hands-on experience is a must
Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming and design
Proficiency in at least one of the following - Java, Python, Ruby
Strong knowledge and hands-on experience using modern databases
Solid understanding of backend technologies, development frameworks, server-side architecture, containerization
Fluent in JSON and building REST APIs
Strong background and experience in using git, version control, performing code reviews and comfortable working in an agile environment
Experienced in CI / CD
Strong experience with Unit Testing and automated testing frameworks

Bonus Points
Holds a B.S., M.S., in Computer Science
Worked on a successful product that has touched millions of consumers
Previous startup experience is a plus
Experience with Amazon Web Services
Willing to hustle

Benefits
Competitive salary based on experience
401K program with company matching to help you invest in your future
Employee healthcare benefits includes medical, dental, vision insurance
Paid time off + sick days
Employee Referral bonus
Daily office meals and fully stocked kitchen
Monthly team-building activities and happy hours
Monthly gift cards
Stock in an early-stage fast-growing startup company

Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

Miles is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where people of every background can thrive and feel welcome. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or marital, veteran, or physical or mental disability status.

Keywords: Miles, Redwood City , Backend Engineer, Engineering , Redwood City, California

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