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Senior Software Engineer, Backend

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

WeeCare (weecare.co) is a fast-growing Los Angeles based startup making childcare affordable and accessible to all families in the United States. Backed by top investors and VCs, we're helping caregivers and educators start and run their own home daycares while also helping parents find the best childcare options available.


WeeCare is looking for a bright, energetic, experienced backend engineer who wants to make a significant impact on the childcare industry. As a senior backend engineer, you will work directly with the engineering and product team to:


  • Architect the APIs and database schema that power our platform
  • Participate in DevOps and infrastructure initiatives
  • Work within a tight-knit agile team to deliver on product goals
  • Push for engineering best practices

You'll excel at this role if you:


  • Have 5+ years of experience architecting scalable web applications
  • Have expertise in PHP & MySQL
  • Have expertise working with RESTful APIs & JSON
  • Have experience with Elasticsearch & Redis
  • Enjoy architecting complex backend systems
  • Enjoy knowledge sharing with team members
  • Enjoy working within a data-driven team
  • Have experience working with CI/CD pipelines and testing (e.g. Jenkins/Selenium)
  • Love building marketplaces
  • Are detail oriented and rarely have things slip through the cracks

Perks:


  • Comprehensive Benefits (Medical, Vision, Dental, Fringe, 401K)
  • Generous Paid Time Of
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Hours
  • Happy Hours
  • Sunny Marina Del Rey OR Remote
  • Dog-Friendly
  • “Best Place to Work” - Los Angeles Business Journal

Compensation:


  • Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Stock Options
  • Monthly Subsidies (helps pay for food, health and fitness expenses, transportation, and more
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off

Applicants are required to answer the following prompt in their cover letter: Give us an example of when you have shown leadership.



Click here for more information about WeeCare - or visit weecare.co