Backend Engineer


Date listed

2 months ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$52.3 million

Glassdoor Rating

3/5 (46 reviews)

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About the Role

As a Backend Engineer at Typeform, you'll be responsible for contributing code to microservices written in GoLang, utilizing HTTP calls for inter-process communications (IPC), and implementing Kafka or SNS/SQS as middleware. Working closely with our Product Team, you’ll champion engineering excellence, as you create beautiful and secure features and functionalities for our customers, which enhances their user experience. Things you will do:

  • Contributing code to projects that require backend work (in Golang)

  • Maintain existing code-bases

  • Improve existing code-bases to be more scalable and reliable

  • Reacting to monitoring alerts and triaging accordingly to resolve issues (even after hours)

  • Proposing solutions to code or architectural problems in a high-traffic environment

  • Doing Root-Cause-Analysis (RCA) exercises and leading/contributing to postmortems for incidents.

  • Helping and training peers

  • Being part of an on-call rota to react to any alerts our monitoring system raises during and outside office hours.

What you already bring to the table:

  • University degree in a related field

  • 8+ years of experience in a high-traffic distributed architecture

  • Experience writing architectural documentation

  • Experience being on-call, debugging outages and running postmortems

  • Experience working with AWS

  • Experience with our core technologies: GoLang, Docker, Cloud providers, and Messaging systems

Extra awesome:

  • Experience working in a remote company or a startup.

  • Previous working experience with Kafka, Terraform, Kubernetes, & Elasticsearch

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to React, Cloud, Engineer and Backend jobs that are similar:

$65,000 — $110,000/year

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