Senior Backend Software Developer

Unbabel Pittsburgh , PA

Posted 1 week ago

What's the opportunity about?

We are looking for an experienced backend developer to build, scale and maintain services at Unbabel. Unbabel engineers drive things forward and get things done. Our engineers build features today that users will use tomorrow. You must be ready to firefight against scaling or design challenges in real time. You must not waiver in the face of highly complex mishmashes of microservices that need untangling.

Requirements

You'll help create understanding by...

  • Leading and managing a team of engineers to deliver, maintain and improve current services and APIs
  • Designing and implementing reliable architectures and services
  • Writing reusable, testable and efficient code
  • Performing task breakdown and prioritization of software development related activities
  • Maintaining and supporting production services, including alarming, metrics, runbooks
  • Contributing to a culture of self-improvement and high standards of quality
  • Mentoring other engineers and help them grow

You'll move the needle if you have...

  • Good English communication skills
  • Solid understanding of backend architectures and their trade-offs
  • 5 years of professional experience
  • Excellent Python coding skills
  • Strong coding skills in any other programming languages such as C++/Go/Scala/Erlang/Java/C#
  • Experience with diverse database systems: SQL and NoSQL databases

Benefits

  • Competitive salary at one of Europes leading tech startups
  • Join a growing cross-functional team expanding rapidly
  • Stock options
  • Health Insurance and 401(k) with company match
  • Role-related and professional skills training, to support you on your career journey
  • Access to a mentor within the company, to oversee your development in the area or your choice.
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Yearly company retreat and periodic trips to work with the team in Portugal
  • Monthly meetups and events with the other members of the New York hub
  • Free Calm App Subscription
  • MacBook and external monitor

The Tower of Unbabel

Unbabel eliminates language barriers so that businesses can thrive across cultures and geographies.

The companys language operations platform blends advanced artificial intelligence with human editors, for fast, efficient, high-quality translations that get smarter over time. Unbabel integrates seamlessly in any channel, so agents can deliver consistent multilingual support from within their existing workflows. Making it easy for enterprises to grow into new markets and build customer trust in every corner of the world.

Based in San Francisco, Calif., Unbabel works with leading customer support teams at brands such as Facebook, Microsoft, Booking.com, and Under Armour, to communicate effortlessly with customers around the world, no matter what language they speak.

(We are not accepting candidates coming from recruitment agencies at this moment)

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