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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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 Francisco, CA
Remote
340 Employees
$217K-$255K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
340 Employees
$217K-$255K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Fintech • Healthtech • Software
Seeking a Staff Backend Engineer to join the Integrations Pillar of Engineering at Cedar, responsible for building data integrations between Cedar and its Customers. Key responsibilities include architecting data integrations framework, leading high-impact projects, mentoring engineers, and driving architectural changes. Preferred qualifications include deep knowledge of Django internals.
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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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8 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
3,300 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
3,300 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Information Technology • Security • Cybersecurity
Cloudflare is looking for a backend engineer to help build and maintain the codebase that powers our customer APIs and internal service APIs. This role requires familiarity with backend architecture and database design, as well as proficiency in building RESTful APIs and using technologies such as Go, Redis, and Postgres. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of professional experience and strong computer science fundamentals.
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8 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
3,300 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
3,300 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Information Technology • Security • Cybersecurity
Cloudflare is looking for a backend engineer on our control plan product platform to help us build and maintain the codebase that powers both our customer APIs as well as internal service APIs. This is a role for engineers that are familiar with standard backend backend architecture, and capable in database design and interaction. Our API platform is under constant load and scrutiny, so experience and commitment to easily understood and test code is also a key part of the role.
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11 Hours Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
1,090 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
1,090 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech • Mobile • Software
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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3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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6 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
111 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
111 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Healthtech • Machine Learning
Experienced backend engineer needed to build and scale up core products in a conversational AI healthcare company. Opportunity to work with AI and NLP applied to healthcare at scale. Must have a strong background in technical design and a diverse tech stack. Should be a great communicator and have a passion for solving problems in the healthcare domain.

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7 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
2,030 Employees
$160K-$225K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
2,030 Employees
$160K-$225K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
Financial Services
Product-minded backend engineer role at a leading challenger bank in the US, responsible for developing backend systems and services, testing and iterating product features, and contributing to hiring and vendor selection. Must have experience in strongly-typed languages and consumer technology products.
11 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
700 Employees
$140K-$180K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
700 Employees
$140K-$180K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Edtech • Enterprise Web • HR Tech • Software
The Senior Software Backend Engineer at Handshake will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and build features for education partners. They will lead large projects, provide mentorship, and strive for individual and team growth. Strong communication skills and experience with React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Go, or Java are desired.
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14 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
700 Employees
$140K-$180K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
700 Employees
$140K-$180K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Edtech • Enterprise Web • HR Tech • Software
Backend Engineer position at Handshake focusing on the development of high-quality and accessible user experiences. Responsibilities include supporting a team of engineers and designers, building tools and libraries, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and providing mentorship.
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12 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
7,500 Employees
$185K-$265K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
7,500 Employees
$185K-$265K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Cloud • Information Technology • Sales • Security • Cybersecurity
As a Senior Cloud Backend Software Engineer, you will contribute to the development and improvement of the LogScale SaaS solution. You will work on a diverse set of projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams. You will be responsible for troubleshooting production issues, scoping and developing new features, and continuous improvement of internal tools and processes.
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17 Hours Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
Hybrid
1,900 Employees
$207K-$298K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
1,900 Employees
$207K-$298K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Information Technology • Mobile • News + Entertainment • Social Media
Lead a team of engineers in rewriting infrastructure for notifications system to meet growth and innovate new capabilities. Collaborate with team to impact millions of users worldwide.
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9 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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15 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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
We are looking for experienced back-end engineers to join the Verkada Core Platform team. You will be building scalable distributed systems, working with high concurrency key-value storage systems, and spinning up new services in a microservices architecture.
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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
111 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
111 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Healthtech • Machine Learning
Build and scale up the core of our products, mentor and guide engineers, and produce direct customer and business impact.
10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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
We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team and work on our Access Control product line. You'll work alongside a dynamic team of firmware, backend, and frontend engineers to develop cloud-managed access control systems. We require 5+ years of industry software engineering experience and mastery of at least one common server programming language (Python, Go). Experience with scalable distributed system design, databases, and working in an agile development environment is also necessary. In addition, knowledge of software architecture, API design, and various technologies such as Docker, AWS, and k8s is recommended.
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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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
The Senior Backend Engineer will be responsible for developing alert and notification systems, creating an investigation pipeline, and enhancing the Verkada ecosystem. They should have expertise in Python or GoLang, experience with databases, and a strong background in building data-intensive applications.
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2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
Hybrid
1,900 Employees
$191K-$267K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
1,900 Employees
$191K-$267K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Information Technology • Mobile • News + Entertainment • Social Media
Join Reddit as a Senior Backend Engineer in the Moderation organization. Drive technical & product strategy, operations, architecture, and execution for one of the largest sites in the world. Collaborate with product, design, and engineering teams to build novel products and features. Set standards, mentor engineers, and continuously improve abilities.
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2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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
Lead the development of large-scale, high-performance backend systems for cloud camera products. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and maintain software infrastructure. Mentor junior software engineers.
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10 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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11 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
1,900 Employees
$207K-$289K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
1,900 Employees
$207K-$289K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Information Technology • Mobile • News + Entertainment • Social Media
Lead the design and development of a payments platform for Reddit. Architect, build, and maintain a scalable payment infrastructure. Ensure system reliability, scalability, and security. Collaborate with stakeholders and lead technical strategy.
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