Sr. Backend Engineer

Austin, Full time

Client: Food Tech Company

Location: Austin, TX (North Burnet)

Type: Direct Hire - Salary & Benefits & Monthly Stipend for Company's Product

Our client is a Food & Wellness startup in Austin that is looking to hire a Sr. Backend Engineer for a full-time role. The tech stack includes Python, and they are open to those with a background in Java or C# as well. The company been around since 2010 when they received over $150M in funding.

They are HQ'd in Austin with locations in four cities and are expanding across the US. There are 550 employees nationwide and 70 employees in their Austin office. The Engineering team is split between Frontend/Mobile & Backend Engineers. The Frontend/Mobile team has 5 people reporting to the Lead Mobile Engineer, and the Backend team has 3 employees reporting the the Lead Backend Engineer. There is then a CTO who leads over the entire Engineering/DevOps/Product/Design realm. This person will help the Backend Engineering team to create and launch a new solution for their enterprise side of the business.

About the Role:

  • Looking for someone with 8 years of experience with Python, Java, or C# (prefer Python)
  • Backend Stack: Python, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, CircleCI Flask, Redis, Django, Docker/AWS
  • Work with high-level API endpoints for use by other teams
  • Push and deploy code a few times each week
  • Come up with useful Slack integrations to provide transparency of data and customer interactions across the organization
  • Be comfortable with unit tests
  • Prefer those with B2C experience
Interview Process:
  • 30 minute informational phone call with HR
  • Phone call with Lead Engineer
  • Code Challenge
  • Onsite

Compensation Package:

  • Salary
  • Each employee receives $370/mo off food offerings
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision
  • PTO
  • Fun perks including happy hours, company events, hackathons, and more
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