Backend Engineer (Contract)


Job Type temporary

Experience 5 - 6 years

Remote Available

Salary 50k - 70k usd

Level senior


3 years ago

Job Description

We’re looking for Backend Engineers to join Mav Farm! You will design and implement the next generation of Mav Farm’s multi-cloud architecture. You’ll collaborate across engineering teams to build some of the most scalable, Tier-0 services at Mav Farm. You will also solve exciting distributed systems problems like incremental state synchronization to build our core storage services, used by almost every product at Mav Farm. 


  • Design, implement and operate our most critical and scalable services - ranging from user identity services, friend graph, and our core persistence layer
  • Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products
  • Help make our team better by contributing to code reviews, documentation, and development process
  • Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management
  • Effectively mentor junior team members

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of Python
  • 2+ years of Go
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions, Memcache/Redis, Kubernetes
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience with backend services or distributed systems
  • Proven track record of operating highly-available systems at a significant scale
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in Java, C++
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
  • Large-scale microservices and distributed systems
  • Cloud computing and storage systems
  • Infrastructure and large-scale system design
  • Security
  • Networking and data storage
  • Machine learning and natural language processing


Required Skills


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