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Senior Backend Developer

We believe Webconnex products are the most powerful, affordable, and flexible software platforms on the market today. We'd love your help in bringing our platform to new customers. Learn more about the Senior Backend Developer role and apply below.

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Hi, we're Webconnex!

We are an ambitious team of passion driven people. We love to make software but our true priority is our intentional company culture. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, with employees all over the country, we believe a team performs best when individuals are empowered, honored, and trusted.

Our team is comprised of smart, passionate, and humble people who love what they do. The results speak for themselves. We currently have over 60,000 customers who have processed over $3 billion dollars for their events and fundraising. If you want to join a talented team doing big things, you’ve found the right place.  We hope you apply!

13

YEARS

60k

CUSTOMERS

$3B

PROCESSED

Location

While our core team and headquarters are in Sacramento, California, we welcome remote workers from all over the country.  

We've built a strong culture to foster valuable team relationships with both remote and California team members.

We host frequent trips during the year to bring the team together for extended periods of face-to-face time to build deeper relationships.  Some examples of trips include our domestic excursions to San Diego, Newport Beach, and Lake Tahoe. Along with international trips to Costa Rica and Belize.

Primary Role

Collaborate with product teams and other engineers to help implement new product features and enhancements for our customers; focusing on the backend and infrastructure layers. Provide leadership and direction to the engineering team. Provides mentorship to junior engineers. Helps inform product creation from an engineering perspective.

Greatest Benefit to the Team:

Helping us stay ahead of the market trends by working closely with leadership, sales, and product teams to create new features and opportunities. This person helps direct the engineering team towards goals identified by leadership. They ensure the work produced is tested and of the highest quality.

By being more experienced in working on large engineering projects they are able to discern tradeoffs in technology/product and business requirements, and implementation to help collaboratively deliver the best product quickly to our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Guide engineering team with feature backend development
  • Be an active member of the engineering team by contributing to meetings and knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Working to improve the codebase and reduce tech debt
  • Help inform architecture and software design decisions
  • Plays an active role in project management
  • Writing and maintaining quality code and tests
  • Working new features through collaboration with other engineers
  • Monitoring the performance of production/test backend systems
  • Writing documentation and reports

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related field and 5-8+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Mastery knowledge of at least one language such as Javascript, C++, Go, Objective-C, Ruby, Rust. Proficiency in several programming languages
  • Experience with cloud computing and creating large-scale, performant systems.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Experience helping design and architect solutions
  • Mastery knowledge of databases and networked systems
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player. Enables and promotes growth in the team.

Common technologies

  • Javascript (React, Angular, Node)
  • Go
  • AWS
  • CI/CD
  • Kubernetes
  • Serverless (Lambda)
  • REST APIs
  • GraphQL
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • ElasticSearch

Salary & benefits

  • Competitive salary with opportunities for growth and bonuses
  • Profit-sharing eligibility, equity pool opportunities, and 401k with company match
  • Blue Shield Health Care package & HSA 
  • Participation in company trips (remote work experiences) 
  • 10 vacation days (15 vacation days after 2 years), 5 sick days, 1 floating holiday, and 2 personal days
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