Senior Backend Engineer - Platform Lead (Remote)

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At PixieBrix, we believe everyone should have the power to customize the web interfaces they use to create the perfect user experience. We're doing this by creating a new layer of the web application stack — a layer controlled by the end-user. Our first product is a Chrome browser extension to add custom actions, fields, and information panes to any web interface by combining sharable "bricks"

About PixieBrix

  • Mission-driven team. Read more about our
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    Mission, Values, and Principles
  • Started by technical and go-to-market co-founders; Backed by a leading VC and executives of major AI, business intelligence, and educational technology companies
  • Fully distributed team, within ±3 hours of New York (noon-4pm ET overlap)
  • Our browser extension is open source (GPLv3) and we support/contribute to the open source community
  • Competitive pay and benefits: medical / mental health insurance, team retreats, home office / co-working stipend, personal development stipend, and more

About the Role

  • Lead the backend for our registry of shareable bricks and blueprints
  • Lead development of our developer API
  • Lead our observability backend for monitoring brick telemetry
  • Individual contributor role reporting to technical co-founder. Opportunity to grow into staff engineer, tech lead, or engineering manager role as the team grows

About You

  • Ambitious, with the strong planning, conceptual thinking, and communication required to shape our platform
  • 5+ years experience building scalable backends and APIs. Experience building external-facing APIs a strong plus
  • Strong software engineering skills and understanding of backend frameworks such as Python, Django, Django Rest Framework (or similar frameworks)
  • Strong understanding of supporting technologies like PostgreSQL, Redis, OpenAPI/Swagger, task queues, event stream processing

Unfortunately, we're not able to sponsor United States work visas at this time.

PixieBrix is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees