Senior Backend Engineer


Job Title
Senior Backend Engineer
Job Description

Our engineers end-to-end own and ship new features, like offering Contact sync, while providing mentorship through pairing. They share our webhook systems, then re-architect in SQS as we scale. They solve tricky customer issues, debug slow MySQL queries, and sometimes get into the depths of MIME and other email protocols.

You should have a growth mindset, enough engineering experience to architect complex systems, a track record of managing your own projects, and a strong sense of practical shippability over-engineering purity. You should also tend toward humbleness in your abilities and have an innate desire to pass knowledge onto others.

  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5+ years of experience in backend development on high-impact projects
  • Strong experience with Python (Flask preferred) and Golang
  • Experience with microservices, distributed system, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with modern database and storage (MySQL, NoSQL)
  • Some experience with containers and related infrastructure (Docker and K8s)
  • Some experience with Cloud Services (AWS or GCP is preferred)
  • Fast-learner and team player
About the Company

Nylas is a pioneer and leading provider of universal communications APIs that allow developers to quickly connect their applications to every email, calendar, or contacts provider in the world. Over 40,000 developers around the globe use the Nylas communications platform to process over 1.2 billion API requests and 20TB of data per day from providers such as Gmail, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo!, and more.

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