Staff Backend Engineer

  • Hustle
  • 580 California St #1400, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Location: San Francisco (Remote applicants also considered in NY, CA, and MA) Salary : Competitive with similar Software Engineering roles What Were Building + Who We Work With: Hustle enables organizations to run large-scale text messaging campaigns by empowering their team members and volunteers to efficiently have thousands of personal 1-to-1 conversations. Conversations driven by our platform are geared towards driving measurable meaningful outcomes such as voter turnout, event attendance, or dollars raised for clients such as Planned Parenthood, Sierra Club, the DNC, large non-profits, unions, and universities, as well as several 2020 presidential candidates. To do that our team works on building systems that scale up 100x in a matter of hours and which are able to send 100 million messages a day . Our clients bursty appetite for Hustle requires that we are able to scale up and down two orders of magnitude quickly and efficiently at the drop of a dime so that they can reach voters, volunteers, benefactors, or attendees at the right time , with the right message , sent by the right person ! Sound interesting? Keep reading! What youll do: Be a member of a mission-driven team building a market leading product Drive projects to completion and be a technical leader for the team Scope and execute high leverage technical endeavors that improve our platform such as: Designing and implementing our internal GraphQL API Working with React + React Native to build client facing web + mobile applications for our users Instrumenting and optimizing critical backend services built with NodeJS Propose and push for projects that you think are important, either by proposing new ideas, or arguing for reprioritization of existing ones. Be flexible and adaptive with your process, and able to balance multiple ambitious projects at once. Know when to cut corners, and when to sweat the details. We are looking for someone with: A proven track record of shipping high quality software and a strong desire to write code that will impact millions of people. Passion for building highly scalable systems with NodeJS. Desire to work with modern web application technologies like GraphQL. Experience working with React (or React Native) and state stores like Redux. A demonstrated ability to work constructively and respectfully with people from non-technical backgrounds. Humility and open-mindedness, a combination of strong opinions, clear articulation of thinking, and a willingness to change your mind in the face of new information. Comfort explaining tradeoffs of decisions, and eagerness to hear and understand feedback on your work. Positive and constructive deliverer of feedback to other projects. We hope you have: Experience with cloud computing providers like Amazon Web Services Experience with MongoDB, Postgres, Redis, Kafka Experience with Bazel, Ansible, Terraform (Infrastructure) Experience working with remote teams Experience working with and open source projects and software About The Engineering Team at Hustle: While Hustle has offices in three locations, (San Francisco, New York, and Washington DC) a large amount of the engineering team is remote. Come help us build efficient cross-platform mobile + web applications tailored for scale and speed!
Associated topics: application architect, back end, c/c++, lead, matlab, maven, perl, php, project architect, software architect