2009 Sr. Backend Software Engineer

Location: Portland, OR

About us: we're innovating, solving big challenges and having fun while doing it! As a member of  Portland's center of excellence, you will join a small, nimble engineering team, engaged in solving technical problems such as taming complicated data sets. If you’re interested in this role, please submit your resume to We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
We're looking for folks with can-do attitudes who go above and beyond. You are a self-starter who can take early ideas and quickly iterate to build prototypes and products. Our ideal backend-focused software engineer has experience delivering high quality, maintainable code to production, implementing both incremental improvements as well as small to mid-sized features. Our engineering culture is centered around hiring smart talent and building world-class software - we stay humble while driving forward with our audacious mission.

• Interfacing between Front End application concerns and Data Infrastructure concerns
• Tracing performance bottlenecks and suggesting new architectural choices
• Delivering iterative improvements to realize a product vision on schedule
• Work with local and remote engineers on a regionally distributed team
• Develop using Java, Scala, NodeJS, PostgreSQL and Redis

• 5+ years professional experience in back end engineering roles.
• 3+ years professional experience with relational databases
• 3+ years professional experience with at least one language including but not limited to: Java, Scala, Javascript, Ruby, Python
• Experience with reactive technologies like Vert.x and functional programming in Java or Scala
• Strong written and verbal communication skills