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2 Days Ago
United States
Remote
7,500 Employees
115K-180K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
7,500 Employees
115K-180K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Cloud • Information Technology • Sales • Security • Cybersecurity
Backend Engineer role at CrowdStrike focused on developing third party ingest pipelines for Next-Gen SIEM, working on large-scale distributed systems, and building fault-tolerant cloud systems using Golang.
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5 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Join Verkada as a Staff Backend Engineer in the Core Platform team. Build scalable distributed systems, work with key-value storage systems, lead and grow junior engineers, and contribute to projects in a microservices architecture. Requires a degree in Computer Science, 5+ years of experience, and proficiency in Python, Go, and distributed systems.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
As a Backend Engineer on the Alarms team at Verkada, you will be responsible for building user experiences for our alarms product category. You will work alongside a small team to develop scalable backend services, computer vision pipelines, and embedded systems. We are looking for someone with 3+ years of industry software engineering experience and expertise in Python or Go.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
The Backend Engineer - Events and Notifications will be responsible for building scalable systems, maintaining a public API, developing internal tools, and collaborating with engineering teams. They should have a degree in Computer Science or similar field, 2+ years of professional experience, expertise in Python or GoLang, experience with databases, and a history of shipping out significant products.
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11 Hours Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Verkada is looking for a Backend Engineer - Device Security to build and maintain security testing infrastructure, backend systems, and more. Join a team focused on building the safest physical security products in the world.
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17 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
500 Employees
185K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
500 Employees
185K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Fashion • Mobile • Sports
As a Backend Engineer at Whatnot, you will build the social aspects of the platform that foster lasting connections between sellers and buyers. You will design and build highly scalable systems in multiple languages like Python, Elixir, and JavaScript, focusing on real-time interactions and critical monetization flows. Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience, 5+ years of software engineering experience, and expertise in backend development.
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6 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
Hybrid
1,336 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
1,336 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Mobile • Security • Software • Analytics • Data Privacy
Design, develop, test, refactor, and scale backend implementations of new and existing consumer product features. Work with the mobile team to design and build strong, resilient APIs. Collaborate with multi-functional teams to find creative solutions. Improve reliability and scalability of systems. Maintain high technical standards.
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25 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
500 Employees
178K-235K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
500 Employees
178K-235K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Fashion • Mobile • Sports
The Backend Engineer at Whatnot will work on different aspects of buying and selling on the platform, focusing on building scalable and maintainable backend systems. The role involves prototyping new ideas, shipping high-quality code quickly, and collaborating with other teams for extreme scale.
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5 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Looking for experienced back-end engineers to join the Verkada Core Platform team. Responsibilities include building scalable distributed systems, working with high concurrency key-value storage systems, spinning up new services, and helping lead and grow junior engineers.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
As a Senior Backend Engineer on the Alarms team at Verkada, you will be responsible for building compelling user experiences for one of Verkada’s major new product categories. You will work alongside a small team of frontend, backend, and firmware engineers to develop these experiences. This is a great opportunity to take ownership over software products that keep customers protected in times of critical need.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
As a Senior Backend Engineer on the Virtual Guard team at Verkada, you will be responsible for building compelling user experiences for a major new product category. You will work alongside a small, dynamic team of frontend and backend engineers to develop these experiences. We are looking for someone with 4+ years of industry software engineering experience, mastery of a common server programming language (Python or Go), and mastery of scalable backend design. Knowledge of software architecture, API design, relational databases, distributed systems, and containerization technologies is also required. This is an opportunity to work on large-scale backend services, computer vision pipelines, and embedded systems to keep people safe and secure.
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17 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
500 Employees
185K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
500 Employees
185K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Fashion • Mobile • Sports
Responsible for building user experience for finding and engaging with relevant content on the platform. Design and build scalable taxonomy and content management systems. Prototype new ideas and build for extreme scale while coordinating with other teams.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Build scalable backend systems for indexing and recognizing images
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16 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
Hybrid
2,500 Employees
316K-384K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
2,500 Employees
316K-384K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Computer Vision • Gaming • Software • Virtual Reality • Web3
As a Senior/Principal Backend Software Engineer on the Personalization team, you will help build features that are used by millions of users daily. The team is responsible for providing our users with personalized and relevant recommendations. We want to empower people to find content they’ll love, to foster long-term engagement on Roblox, and to connect experiences with the people that are right for them. With daily active users growing at a new record rate, we are looking for experienced backend engineers who are passionate about designing and scaling the systems that power Roblox's content distribution funnel across different surfaces.
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11 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
Remote
40 Employees
185K-240K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
40 Employees
185K-240K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Security • Software
Staff Backend Engineer at Lumos working on the Savings team to build a Spend Management Platform for businesses. Responsibilities include owning core architecture, designing data pipelines, implementing automation for data ingestion, regression testing, defining architecture, and mentoring engineers.
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6 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
Hybrid
3,505 Employees
130K-150K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
3,505 Employees
130K-150K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Gaming • Information Technology • Mobile • Software • eSports
Develop server-side features on a gaming project, write clean and efficient code, provide leadership, support and mentor software engineers, and contribute to team building in a gaming studio environment.
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5 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-300K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-300K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Build scalable distributed systems for environmental sensors. Work in a startup environment developing cloud-managed sensors. Lead and grow junior engineers, maintain a public API, and communicate with cross-functional teams.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Design, implement, maintain and improve Verkada’s video and audio streaming infrastructure. Ensure customers have the best streaming experience for both live and historical footage.
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7 Days Ago
San Mateo, CA, USA
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
1,700 Employees
130K-280K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Cloud • Hardware • Security • Software
Build scalable systems capable of handling high traffic from security cameras. Own and maintain a public API for pulling historical footage. Develop internal tools. Communicate with engineering teams.
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An Hour Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
Hybrid
4,800 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
4,800 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Mobile • Software • Financial Services
Seeking a highly motivated Staff Fullstack Engineer to join the Account Creation team at a next-generation financial services company. Responsibilities include full stack development, front-end development, back-end development, architecture and design, testing and quality assurance, continuous improvement, code review and mentorship, and documentation.
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An Hour Ago
San Francisco, CA, USA
Hybrid
4,800 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
4,800 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech • Mobile • Software • Financial Services
Seeking a Senior Fullstack Engineer to join the Experimentation Platform team at a next-generation financial services company. Responsibilities include full stack development, front-end and back-end development, architecture and design, testing, and continuous improvement.
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Yesterday
United States
Remote
7,500 Employees
135K-210K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
7,500 Employees
135K-210K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Cloud • Information Technology • Sales • Security • Cybersecurity
Seeking an experienced Back-End Engineer to join the core Falcon For IT product group at CrowdStrike, a global leader in cybersecurity. Responsibilities include leading initiatives on the cloud-side of the Falcon For IT module, delivering cloud-based solutions, and working with cutting-edge technologies.
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13 Days Ago
Palo Alto, CA, USA
3,000 Employees
135K-215K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
3,000 Employees
135K-215K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech • Information Technology • Payments • Productivity • Software • Travel • Automation
Design and implement APIs and core services, develop business logic, build product features, ensure feature quality, collaborate with teams, contribute to user experience improvements, and adopt new technologies.
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2 Days Ago
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Hybrid
5,500 Employees
129K-228K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
5,500 Employees
129K-228K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Cloud • Machine Learning • Mobile • Software • Virtual Reality • App development
Snap Inc is looking for a Backend Engineer to design, implement, and operate critical and scalable services. Responsibilities include collaborating with teams to deliver innovative products, testing and debugging work, and advocating for best practices in availability, scalability, and cost management.
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2 Hours Ago
Oakland, CA, USA
Remote
Hybrid
12,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
12,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Blockchain • eCommerce • Fintech • Payments • Software • Financial Services • Cryptocurrency
As a Staff Engineer on the Public Web team at Square, you will be responsible for building and supporting Square's Public Web, improving application architecture and testing, optimizing the seller experience, and collaborating with other senior front-end engineers to establish best practices and patterns.
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