Senior Backend Engineer

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📅  Posted 13 days ago 📍 Canada
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Job Description

About Us is a cybersecurity technology startup. Our mission is to enable software teams to easily ship secure software, and secure their software supply chains, through smart security automation that developers love.

Founded by veteran industry experts in application security, cloud and OSS engineering, BoostSecurity is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with US operations in Silicon Valley, California, serving the needs of modern global customers and providers of technology, health, finance, logistics, human resources and cybersecurity.

The Role

Some developers create software. The best developers create secure software. And the elite developers build the software that helps developers create secure software.

BoostSecurity is looking for Senior Backend Engineers to expand our engineering team and help us continue to grow our product. We are building technology for technologists, and this will be an opportunity to work on a high-performing backend team supporting a fast-growing developer tool.

What you’ll work on as part of our team:

  • Design, implement and test features for our high-performance backend & infrastructure. We build with a TDD mindset.
  • Work with a PM, Designer and other engineers to ship in a quick-moving, iterative environment; we are constantly balancing between moving quickly and maintaining a high bar for our code and product
  • Contribute to improve the product effectiveness and quality, team’s velocity and continuous deployment capabilities.
  • Provide mentorship for junior engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers to their autonomy.
  • Assist troubleshooting product operations, security operations, and urgent engineering issues.

Your background:

  • A proven track record of building highly performing, high-quality, event-driven backends
  • An expertise in building cloud-based backend apps with a microservice architecture
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in diagnosing and resolving issues and performance bottlenecks with event driven, micro services oriented backends
  • Demonstrated expertise in high quality python code

Our Tech Stack:

  • Frontend: React/TypeScript
  • Backend: Python, microservices architecture, Kafka
  • Infrastructure: AWS, Terraform