Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
We are seeking a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join one of our cross-functional Agile development teams. You will work closely with team members to deliver high-quality, scalable, enterprise-level software systems. In addition, you will get to collaborate with other engineers and be a champion for software development excellence. To be successful, you will need a strong sense of ownership, passion for software development, and the desire to work at the cutting edge of technology.
What you’ll do
- Architect and develop software solving complex problems with simple solutions.
- Be a champion for writing clean, maintainable code and adherence to coding standards and best practices.
- Optimize systems for performance, reliability, scalability, and efficiency.
- Debug and troubleshoot issues in production systems.
- Conduct code reviews to ensure code quality.
- Mentor and guide other engineers, helping them grow and improve their skills.
- Be a technical leader within the team, offering guidance on architectural decisions and technology choices.
- Collaborate effectively with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment with business goals.
- Communicate technical concepts and decisions to non-technical team members and executives.
- Contribute to continuous improvement of team processes and practices.
Who you are:
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
- Minimum of 5+ years of experience with backend or full stack software engineering
- Proficient in at least one modern programming language (for example Go, C#, Java, Kotlin, Rust, etc.)
- Experience delivering SaaS software
- Knowledge of software design patterns
- Experience with API development, including REST or gRPC
- Knowledge of secure development principles
- Proficient with SQL and NoSQL databases
- Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
- Excellent communication skills and teamwork abilities
- Familiarity with cloud platforms like GCP, AWS, or Azure
- Preferred experience with authentication and authorization
Bonus points for:
- Golang experience
- GCP experience
- Adtech experience
The approximate compensation range is $200,000 to $250,000 The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
Madhive is a dynamic, diverse, innovative, and friendly place to work. We embrace our differences and believe they fuel our creativity. We come from varied backgrounds and think that’s important. But whether it’s taking ideas from previous lives and applying them in different ways or creating something completely new, we are all trail-blazing team players who think big and want to make an impact.
Here are just some of the many benefits of becoming a Madhive employee:
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance: Your health is number 1, so we offer 100% company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance starting on day 1 for yourself and any dependents.
Family Forming Benefits: Madhive offers inclusive fertility and family-forming benefits that cover all paths to parenthood — whether it is adoption, surrogacy, fertility treatments, pregnancy, or anything related through a partnership with Carrot Fertility. The benefit includes free access to Carrot membership services and employer-sponsored funds of up to $10,000 to help pay for your care.
401(K) Matching: Madhive's generous 401(K) plan offers a contribution equal to 100% of eligible employee contributions up to 5% annually. There is no vesting period, and all full-time employees can participate immediately upon their hire date.
Unlimited Vacation: We offer Unlimited PTO plus additional paid company holidays.
Parental Leave: We believe that family comes first, so we provide parental leave to all new parents.
Food All Day: Fully stocked refrigerator and lunch are provided every day that you're in the office!