Hiring Backend Engineer | Mindee

Backend Engineer


Date listed

2 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



Mindee is the AI Document Understanding API

We focus on the science, the AI, the deep learning to give software builders and business owners the one API they need to automate the understanding of documents and give their software human-like superpowers.

Our offering is built around three pillars

💻  A product A universal self-service platform where builders can find all the building blocks to train their own models and build their own solution

📦  Use-cases We package the most massive, recurring use cases where we push our technology to the limits of human performances. This is the case for instance in Accounting software, AP Automation or Expense Management for instance, where we power the products of leading SaaS players such as Qonto, Spendesk, Lucca, Payfit and many others

⚙️  Capabilities We serve customers in industries such as Logistics, Healthcare or Finance who needs a tailor-made dedicated AI trained specifically for them

With three offices in San Francisco, Paris and London and customers on every continents, we are expanding globally after raising a $14M Series A led by GGV Capital, just after graduating from Y Combinator (YC). Now is the right time for a motivated candidate to join, take on outsized ownership, and continue to grow with us.

We are looking for our next Senior Software Engineer to join our small but mighty Backend team (only 4 engineers today).

So, why do we need you?

  • We need more hands 👋 to build the entry point of the API – so we are reliable for our users!

  • We’re constantly improving the experience for our users, so you’ll be developing Mindee API & Platform 🚀(exciting new features with Python microservices)

  • Our user base is expanding constantly, which means that you’ll need to give our core libraries some ❤️ so we can continue to have fast and reliable development

  • A bigger team means more attention to quality and documentation, we’ll need you here too 📝

  • To teach us something new 🧠— help us ensure we’re using best practices when it comes to tests and development

A bit more about us….

Our application ecosystem leverages the latest web development paradigms, working among other stacks with modern Python (3.8+), Flask/FastAPI ecosystems, PostgreSQL, Redis, React.js, Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker while being agnostic of cloud providers.

The platform consists of:

  • An intuitive and visually rich web platform where you can use or create document parsing endpoints

  • A developer REST API handling ~20 000 documents per hour for our worldwide customers 👉 create your own account at https://platform.mindee.com and check https://developers.mindee.com for more information.

We’d love to talk to you if you are…

  • 6+ years of experience building, maintaining, and scaling backend systems

  • Comfortable with Python and have already used Flask, FastAPI or similar in a production environment

  • Experienced in implementing features based on asynchronous tasks/messaging (RabbitMQ, Celery, Redis…) and able to understand asynchronous code and communication

  • Knowledgeable on various database systems, especially PostgreSQL, Redis or a NoSQL db

  • Competent with Git and CI/CD pipelines

  • Fluent in English.

Recruitment Process

You'll have 3-4 touch points with different members of Engineering Leadership and the Backend team.

We are still small so we can curate the interview process based on the candidate to make sure we assess the right skills ✨

You will be accompanied through the process by our Talent Acquisition manager to ensure you are fully prepared for each step.

Ultimately, our goal is to have a thorough yet efficient process where you get a good sense of who we are!

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