Software Engineer - Backend

Tally - Seattle, WA

  • Help extend and support Tally’s platform and infrastructure
  • Contribute to an exciting new platform with a focus on scale and performance
  • Founded by Russell Wilson, winning is in our DNA

We’re Tally - A Seattle-based startup focused on amplifying viewer engagement for live events. Our platform powers free mobile apps that are a fan favorite, allowing anyone to interact with major events such as The Oscars, Grammys, Super Bowl, and “live” shows like The Bachelor. Tally is 100% free, and users win real cash prizes including jackpots up to $250k per event.

We’re growing our Seattle Engineering team, and are looking for a Software Engineer to contribute to our underlying platform and infrastructure based on Node.js microservices on AWS. As a Backend Engineer at Tally, you’ll work with highly skilled teammates to design and develop new features, fix the occasional bug, and help improve our entire offering. This role will have you working cross-functionally across the organization as we focus on creating a platform that is secure, scalable, and supports an exceptional user experience.

As a Backend Software Engineer at Tally, you will:

  • Help extend and support our backend systems and related infrastructure
  • Build Node.js microservices on AWS, and SQL databases
  • Have the opportunity to work across our entire backend systems from architecture through deployment and support
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure exceptional code quality
  • Collaborate with design and product teams to develop a platform that supports our premium, fun mobile user experience
  • Ship software regularly within an agile environment

Our ideal Software Engineer will have:

  • 1-3 years of experience as a backend or full stack engineer working on SaaS, cloud, or consumer applications in Java, Node.js, Ruby, C#, C++ or Python.
  • Working knowledge of serverless applications or microservices architecture
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Show strong CS fundamentals through a portfolio of projects or public code
  • Bonus points: Server-side JavaScript, Node.js, React, work on a successful consumer SaaS application, an awesome portfolio, and/or a fan of sporting or other live events

It takes a phenomenal team to win. If you want to be a part of building something incredible, APPLY NOW and join us!

Tally was founded by Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson to amplify live events. Currently available on iOS and Android (visit, Tally is a free mobile apps where casual fans of all types can make predictions for live events, ranging from sports (NFL, NCAA Football) to award shows (Golden Globes, The Oscars), and beyond (The Bachelor, Game of Thrones). We are a venture-backed startup with major investors including Pioneer Square Labs, Madrona Venture Group, and Jeff Bezos.

Tally is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a team of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, ancestry, natural origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, military or veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable interview experience, please let us know.


Posted On: Monday, February 11, 2019

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