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3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
350 Employees
186K-260K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
350 Employees
186K-260K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Healthtech • Kids + Family • Mobile • Music • Software
The Senior Backend Software Engineer at Calm is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend systems that power mobile and web applications. They collaborate with stakeholders, lead development of complex features, write high-quality code, ensure test coverage, and stay updated on backend technologies. The role also involves mentoring and training software engineers.
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+31 More
7 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
Seeking 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 in a microservices architecture, and leading and growing junior engineers.
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6 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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6 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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+45 More
8 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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401-K
401-K Matching
Child Care Benefits
+46 More
6 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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+45 More
3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
2,300 Employees
138K-173K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
2,300 Employees
138K-173K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Healthtech • Other • Biotech
Invitae is seeking a Senior Back End Engineer to work on the company's mission-critical authentication and authorization systems. The role involves designing and implementing software systems critical for success, mentoring engineers, estimating project timelines, and leading cross-team initiatives. Ideal candidates will have at least 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree, expert understanding of client-server architecture, experience with Terraform and AWS, proficiency in Python and Kotlin, and excellent communication skills.
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14 Hours Ago
San Francisco, CA
144K-180K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
144K-180K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Transportation
Experienced backend software engineer needed to join the Telematics team at Lyft. Responsibilities include leading projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and maintaining Telematics systems. Must have 5+ years of industry experience and expertise in Python, AWS, Spark, and SQL.

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6 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
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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5 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
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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+38 More
6 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
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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6 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
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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2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
400 Employees
115K-160K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
400 Employees
115K-160K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Information Technology • Sharing Economy • Software
Taskrabbit is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to enhance the frontend experience and collaborate with various teams to support hyper growth. Responsibilities include designing, building, and maintaining solutions, contributing to team growth, and mentoring. Desired expertise includes software engineering, API-driven applications, and proficiency in Ruby/Rails. Ideal candidates will have experience in Next.js, React test frameworks, strong communication skills, and attention to detail.
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401-K
401-K Matching
Adoption Assistance
+63 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
185 Employees
160K-179K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
185 Employees
160K-179K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Marketing Tech • Professional Services • Sales • Social Impact • Software
The Senior Full Stack Software Engineer - Personalization will collaborate closely with the Product team to implement new features and services. They will work on both front-end UIs and backend systems, and be responsible for leading projects from design to implementation. Additionally, they will mentor fellow engineers and support the growth of the engineering team.
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+51 More
23 Hours Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
109 Employees
135K-190K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
109 Employees
135K-190K Annually
3-5 Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Natural Language Processing • Software
Seeking a Backend Developer to join a remote, full stack team focused on product-led growth and billing. Responsibilities include designing, developing, deploying, and monitoring backend services using Rust, Nomad, and PostgreSQL, collaborating with product managers and software engineers, and resolving internal customer issues related to contracts and billing.
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Company Outings
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San Francisco, CA
Remote
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
Work as a Senior Backend Engineer at Reddit to develop foundational GraphQL infrastructure, scale solutions, and build intuitive tools for schema expansion. Collaborate with a team to improve GraphQL's functionality, scalability, and efficiency. Guide fellow engineers, contribute to strategic directions, and share on-call responsibilities.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+46 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Blockchain • eCommerce • Fintech • Payments • Software • Financial Services • Cryptocurrency
Join our Trust Web team as a frontend software engineer to help sellers easily join Square's financial ecosystem, secure their accounts, and manage their identity with Square over time. Play a key role in expanding Square's onboarding processes globally while ensuring compliance with regulations.
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401-K
401-K Matching
Adoption Assistance
+55 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
4,800 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
4,800 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Mobile • Software • Financial Services
Fullstack Engineer role at a next-generation financial services company involved in revolutionizing member support and streamlining operations through advanced technology. Responsibilities include full stack development, front-end development, back-end development, architecture and design, testing and quality assurance, continuous improvement, and code review and mentorship.
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+45 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Fintech • Hardware • Payments • Software • Financial Services
Looking for a product-focused frontend software engineer to join the Trust Web team at a company empowering sellers to start, run, and grow their businesses. Responsibilities include building interfaces for onboarding processes and leading expansion into new markets while complying with regulations. Requires a BS Degree in Computer Science, 5+ years of industry experience, expertise in JavaScript, and strong communication skills.
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401-K Matching
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+55 More
3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
1,000 Employees
140K-205K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
1,000 Employees
140K-205K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
On-Demand • Professional Services
Backend Engineer role at Thumbtack focusing on driving engineering projects to completion with a business impact, collaborating with cross-functional teams, leading small engineering teams, and solving tough technical problems at any stack level.
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401-K
Adoption Assistance
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+52 More
4 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
55,000 Employees
175K-200K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
55,000 Employees
175K-200K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Payments • Software • Financial Services
Seeking Senior Software Engineer, Back End passionate about marrying data with emerging technologies. Collaborate with Agile teams to design, develop, and support technical solutions using full-stack development tools. Opportunity to drive a major transformation within Capital One.
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401-K Matching
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+52 More
3 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
2,500 Employees
234K-284K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
2,500 Employees
234K-284K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Computer Vision • Gaming • Software • Virtual Reality • Web3
Senior Backend Engineer on the App Orchestration team at Roblox, responsible for designing and implementing innovative features, developing scalable backend services, and driving adoption of cutting-edge technologies.
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401-K Matching
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+46 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
9,500 Employees
146K-235K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
9,500 Employees
146K-235K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Cloud • Information Technology • Productivity • Security • Software
Senior Full Stack Software Engineer role at Loom focusing on improving developer velocity, stability, and performance of core product features using Javascript, Node.js, and React.
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401-K Matching
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+58 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Remote
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
12,000 Employees
139K-245K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Fintech • Hardware • Payments • Software • Financial Services
Seeking a product-focused frontend software engineer to join Trust Web team. Responsible for enabling sellers to easily join Square's financial ecosystem, secure their accounts, and manage their identity with Square. Key role in expanding onboarding of sellers in new markets and payment methods. Must have 5+ years of industry experience and strong programming depth in JavaScript.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+55 More
2 Days Ago
San Francisco, CA
Hybrid
20,000 Employees
122K-188K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
20,000 Employees
122K-188K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Cloud • HR Tech • Information Technology • Software
Build high-quality, clean, scalable, and reusable code by enforcing best practices around software engineering architecture and processes. Engage in advanced scripting and web service development in JavaScript. Design and implement new products and features while enhancing the existing product suite.
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