Senior Software Engineer (Go/Node) - Data Team
Transform the communications world!
We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through next-generation CRM for Marketing, Sales and Payments.
What’s my job title? Senior Software Engineer
Where in the world? You can work remotely from North America (Ideally Mid-west) or Brazil
Working hours? For this role, you will operate within GMT-6 (+2 or -2) timezones or GMT-3 if based in Brazil.
What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English
Senior Software Engineers play a key role in our product engineering squads. You’ll be responsible for helping design, develop and maintain our email products and related services. This will enable our customers to send out 4-5 trillion emails annually; manage their sending via our REST APIs; and gain real-time insights using our analytics systems that process over 3 billion events daily.
Our product engineering squads have the freedom and authority to create impactful products to empower both our internal and external customers. We use an agile development methodology, meaning we deploy code multiple times per day while ensuring our applications are rigorously tested and statically analyzed.
What You'll Do
Help design and build a performant, scalable and fault-tolerant email platform.
Gather requirements, brainstorm and design out next generation platform services
Team with engineers to solve system design and implementation problems (and get a thrill out of every triumph!).
Work with and enable engineers from other teams who interact with the platform.
Problem-solve issues based on business/customer need and impact, working with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Teach others: One of the most meaningful tasks of a Senior Engineer is improving the knowledge level of the team members.
You will flourish working in a hyper-growth environment where the next project is ready to be picked up.
What You'll Bring
At least 5 years of relevant software development experience with an ideal exposure to data engineering.
Strong experience in Node.js and/or Golang is a must
Experience dealing with high traffic applications (1M+ requests per day) is a must
Strong experience working with relational and non-relational data stores (like Apache Hudi, ClickHouse, Athena, Snowflake, DynamoDB, MySQL etc.)
A strong product mindset and experience working in product-based companies.
Experience with Amazon Web Services Kinesis Data Streams, Firehose, and OpenSearch, along with ECS, S3, SNS, SQS, and Lambda.
Experience with Docker, and containers.
Experience in leading complex, cross team software projects.
DevOps experience in cloud infrastructure management with tools like Terraform, AWS CDK, Serverless, and Ansible.
Practical and theoretical knowledge of development patterns, software architectures and design patterns (TDD, Event-Driven, SOLID, Hexagonal, DDD).
Experience with microservices and highly distributed cloud based systems.
Knowledge of (cloud) infrastructure principles (load balancing, high availability, containerized services, database configurations, security) is a must.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
Ability to teach others and help them grow.
Typical interview process
After you apply, you will hear back from us within a few days. If there’s a fit, the full process is as follows:
↳ [30 mins] Recruiter Screen
↳ [45 mins] Hiring Manager Interview
↳ [60 mins] Programming Skills Exercise
↳ [60 mins] Distributed Systems Exercise
↳ [60 mins] Bar Raiser Interview
↳ [30 mins] Executive interview
What You’ll Gain
All Remote environment
Opportunity to work abroad according to our internal policies
Flexible working arrangements
Home office set-up budget
State-of-the-art work gear
Contribution towards your utility costs
The occasional company-wide and team events
Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
Collaborate with diverse colleagues Our amazing team works in close to 40 different locations with almost 50+ nationalities across the board!
Life at Bird
We call ourselves Birds! We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless.
Ready To Fly?
Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 30,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.
Wherever and however you do your best work - we’ve got you covered!
We're proud to be an All Remote company nested in flexibility. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 550+ Birds who represent 50+ nationalities and counting.
Bird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
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