Backend Engineer - Infrastructure

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About Wing:

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role:

Are you a passionate, results-oriented self-starter who enjoys writing and running server code using best-in-class practices?

Wing is looking for a passionate Back End Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto, CA. In this role, you’ll collaborate to architect, design and implement our API services. You will be part of a core system development team working alongside frontend engineers and product managers. Your day may involve brainstorming new features, delivering on defined roadmaps, or hustling to meet customer expectations. Your work will be touched by real users as Wing launches unique airspace and delivery products to the public.

What You’ll Do

  • Design and implement backend software systems to make data accessible.
  • Design and implement integration tests that include your backend server work
  • Participate in team software processes, including: requirement and test-plan generation, design doc creation, implementation with code review, and deployment

What You'll Need

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ years developing back end services (We primarily write C++ and Python)
  • Experience developing and maintaining production systems deployed to the cloud
  • Experience developing RESTful Web Services

Bonus

  • Experience handling sensitive customer data and logs
  • Experience with distributed locking, consensus algorithms, or similar architectures
  • Ability to design and implement mission-critical software developed according to a rigorous process
  • Strong experience in designing and implementing highly horizontally-scalable architecture
  • Experience with CI platforms (Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis, etc)
  • Passion for Aviation and Drone technologies
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • SpannerDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • MediumCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Palo Alto, CA 94304

What are Wing Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Wing employees will receive between 15 - 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service. In addition, any unused paid time off will roll over into the next year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
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