Sr. Backend Engineer

NeoHire South - Santa Monica, CA


  • Design and implement product features as defined in the roadmap.
  • Own and maintain substantial portions of the backend infrastructure.
  • Code, using cutting-edge platforms and interacting with our data science team.
  • Mentor and grow junior engineers on best practices and code efficiency.


  • Detail-oriented- you are a proven developer who values clean and efficient code.
  • Technology toolbox- you have all of the tools for development plus a few extras.
  • Translator- you have experience working closely with product managers, cross-functional teams, and customers to translate requirements into technical design.
  • Leader- you have the ability to keep pace with, and set pace for, your teammates. Able to learn and teach new technologies and solutions.
  • Solutions Driven - you have experience thinking out loud to create the best solutions to complex, tricky problems, using the latest technical methodologies/processes.



  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals.
  • 4+ years experience working on backend software using modern languages and frameworks (Java, Scala, Python, Play, Django).
  • Strong relational database experience (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MS SQL).
  • Working knowledge in API development for mobile/web use.

Preferred skills & experience:

  • Expert proficiency in Agile development process.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science and/or Math.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and communicate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bonus: Experience in predictive analysis and machine learning.

Posted On: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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