Senior Level Backend Engineer


(San Francisco, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Kiip
Kiip (pronounced “keep”) redefines how brands connect with consumers through a moment-based rewards platform that targets significant moments in the apps people use every day. This innovative approach to mobile marketing creates meaningful engagements driven by positive emotion between users, developers and advertisers.
We're looking for someone who values their craft and is excited to be a part of our collaborative, challenge solving culture. Kiip's mission is to be the rewards layer of the world. Our Engineers collaborate on system reliability, architecture and code quality. Create and contribute to large open source projects, like Vagrant. Are great teachers who love to share their knowledge with others. Are interesting and awesome people to be around. Are great students, always trying to better themselves. Code in a variety of programming languages (Python, Go, Ruby, Java, C ) and embrace the right tool for the right job.
* Extract and analyze existing traffic, logs, and usage metrics to proactively scan for issues or improvements for monitoring purposes * Create, improve, and update systems to improve scalability performance and capacity * Contribute ideas and solutions as needed as Kiip's products are developed through 2016 and beyond * Be a resource and guide to less experienced staff or to those with other specialities
Ideal Candidate
**Technologies we use today:** * We use the right tool for the job and code in a variety of languages: Python, Go, C, and Erlang. * We rely heavily on Amazon Web Services, Postgres, RabbitMQ, Celery, Redis, Redshift, Graphite, and Statsd. **Skills & Requirements** * BS in Computer Science and 4 years additional, relevant experience * Or Master's Degree with 3+ years relevant experience in software development of large distributed production systems * Comfortable working in a fast-paced, continuous delivery environment * Experience in participating in cross-functional development teams * Experience in distributed systems design and architecture * Experience in troubleshooting and tuning systems * Good knowledge of Python * Ability to articulate ideas to non-technical audience * Passionate about scaling software * Fluent in written/spoken English
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Free employee health insurance. Catered daily lunches. Investment in professional development and training opportunities. Flexible work schedules. Dog friendly office. Quarterly employee events. Unlimited vacation time.


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