Sr. Backend Engineer

Remote

Full time

Salary £55,000 - £75,000 (UK)

NT$1,500,000 - 2,500,000 (TW), or other locations based on the local living cost

Stock options: 0.02% - 0.05% Equity

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What you'll be doing

  • Get paid to work on open-source projects
  • Apply cutting-edge best practices and architecture to build Instill AI's products. The topics involve Infrastructure as Code (IaC), microservice, serverless, API-first design, Twelve-Factor Apps, zero-trust network, message queue, etc
  • Design and develop highly scalable, high-quality APIs, services and maintain database systems
  • Develop data integration standards for unstructured data, build processes and logic to extract, transform and distribute data from a wide variety of sources, and work with ML/AI engineers to integrate ML systems into data pipelines
  • Work with product managers, frontend engineers, product designers and other engineers to deliver high-quality, complex backend features on the roadmap
  • Deliver high-quality software and documentation

Things we'd love to see

  • Significant experience in developing and maintaining large-scale distributed systems, production data pipelines or data platforms, and have shipped data projects before
  • Experience with GCP, AWS or other major cloud services
  • Experience in DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes, gRPC and modern data stack
  • Be fluent in Go, Python and SQL/NoSQL
  • Basic understanding of machine learning algorithms
  • Comfortable working in a very fast-paced agile startup environment, experience in robust and frequent releases
  • Excellent communication and document writing skills
  • Open-source practices/contributions
  • Be customer and data obsessed and take ownership of the details
  • Proactive, self-learning, and self-aware
  • Intellectual curiosity, always asking "how can we improve?"
  • A strong desire to build world-class products