POSTED 74 DAYS AGO

Center of Complex Interventions

Senior Backend Engineer (Remote)

We're looking for a backend engineer to work on Mathesar, a new open source project aimed at making databases more accessible to non-technical users. We're currently working hard on our alpha version, which we are aiming to ship by the end of 2021.

Nice to have:

Our team is based out of the nonprofit Center of Complex Interventions (CCI) and we are advised by Joi Ito and Reid Hoffman.


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements:

  • Expertise in Python.
  • Strong grasp of SQL and database performance (PostgreSQL preferred).
  • Experience with architecting and maintaining Python web applications (Django and/or SQLAlchemy preferred).
  • Experience designing REST APIs.
  • Professional experience collaborating on a product within a 4-5 member engineering team.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English.
  • Comfort with explaining your ideas quickly, clearly, and comprehensively in writing.
  • Ability to work independently, build good working relationships remotely, and communicate proactively.
  • Interest in building an open source community and helping others contribute to the project.
  • Comfort with working without defined specifications and identifying and resolving ambiguity quickly.
  • Curiosity and enjoyment of learning new things.

Nice to have:


  • Experience with build/infrastructure tools like Docker and Ansible.
  • Experience maintaining Linux servers.
  • Experience with building self-hosted products.
  • Open source contribution or community building.
  • Remote (especially asynchronous) work.
  • Experience with working on complex data-driven frontend applications using a modern JavaScript framework.

About the Company


Our team is based out of the nonprofit Center of Complex Interventions (CCI) and we are advised by Joi Ito and Reid Hoffman.

Skills + Tech

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Salary Range

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