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Staff Backend Software Engineer at Hungryroot

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 19, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
  • Industry
    Software Development
  • Qualification
    Professional Certificate, Bachelor Degree (B.Sc.)
  • Career Level
    Mid, Senior

Job Description

Own critical overarching aspects of engineering infrastructure. This does not necessarily mean owning any particular service, but rather, owning the system by which all the services are strung together, or owning the process by which services are designed, implemented and maintained
Drive important technical discussions and help the team arrive at the best possible solution given any constraints we may face. Work closely with other engineers and be willing to offer assistance in helping solve very difficult and complex challenges
Work closely with engineering and product leads on planning and execution of large, complex projects
Contribute directly to important feature development and maintenance
Help raise the bar on code quality and enforce engineering discipline through code review feedback, technical presentations and opportunistic refactoring
Create their own initiatives, provide evidence, get buy-in from other engineers and stakeholders and drive solutions independently
Interview senior engineering candidates and contribute to hiring decisions
8+ yrs of commercial software development experience.
6+ yrs of experience using Python and the wider ecosystem as the primary day-to-day env.
6+ yrs of designing and extending RESTful APIs using a framework such as DRF (preferred) to build APIs
4+ yrs of experience working with Django web framework and ORM Integration
4+ yrs of relational SQL experience and practical knowledge about relational databases
4+ yrs of experience troubleshooting production issues.
Expert level understanding of building scalable web applications.
Excellent grasp of computer science concepts, common design patterns, good engineering practices, and frequent real world pitfalls
Nice to haves

Full-stack engineering experience is a big plus.
Experience with AWS and its various core services.
Performed technical interviews of many experienced engineers
Implemented non-trivial APIs from scratch or significantly extended existing ones.
Perks & Benefits
Remote Work Optional: Work from home, work from our NYC office, work from anywhere, you decide!
Competitive compensation + comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Monthly Hungryroot credit
Universal paid parental leave
Commuter benefits
A working environment filled with passionate, happy, smart people!