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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary 🚀

Backend Engineer

New York, NY, US

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • java
  • aws
  • kafka
  • postgres
  • kubernetes
  • microservices

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • gym membership
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Whiskey & Beer available at all times :)

To sum it up...

Senior Backend Engineer

Role overview

We're looking for a senior software engineer to help us tackle our wide variety of challenges: everything from everything from traversing our skills knowledge graph to real-time messaging and data management to using NLP and machine learning in our conversational engine.

You'll be responsible for system architecture and technical design, as well as hands-on building alongside our team. You'll be a part of everything we do.

What have you done?

  • Quickly learned and mastered new languages and tools as needed (and using them in a secure, modular and testable fashion)?
  • Have at least 6 years of software engineering experience?
  • Become an expert in Java?
  • Used Python?
  • Become fluent in the ins and outs of AWS and distributed systems?
  • Designed and implemented microservices architecture?
  • Built RESTful web applications?
  • Built systems from the ground up?
  • Built chatbots or worked with AI?

Who are you?

  • Do you want to tackle the challenges systems architecture and laying the foundation for AI-human interaction?
  • Do you want get your hands dirty in a startup environment?
  • Do you love working with smart people to solve hard problems?
  • Do you want to automate everything?

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • java
  • aws
  • kafka
  • postgres
  • kubernetes
  • microservices

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • gym membership
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Whiskey & Beer available at all times :)

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