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Senior Backend Software Engineer

Company: FoodLogiQ
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for a smart and motivated software engineer to help us map the world's food chain, make it as safe as possible, and empower people to make informed decisions about the food they eat. We track millions of data points every day and connect thousands of food companies around the world.Our technology enables supplier management, food safety compliance, quality incident management, recall management and whole chain traceability - all on a single platform built exclusively for the food industry.We have large amounts of interesting data to work with, aren't afraid to use cutting-edge technologies, and are transforming the food industry. If this sounds appealing and you have experience with enterprise cloud solutions in high performance environments, we'd love to hear from you!ResponsibilitiesTechnologies you'll be working with:

  • Go (golang)
  • MongoDB, Neo4J (or similar Graph DBs)
  • AWS stack: EC2, Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, SNS
  • Docker
  • GitYou'll own and be responsible for:
    • Improving existing APIs and building new, unit-tested APIs
    • Designing new features for portions of the product
    • Contributing to our engineering culture that emphasizes strong architectural design, collaboration, innovation, and accountability
    • Optimizing the performance and reliability of our platform and ensuring we meet our SLAs
    • Mentoring Junior engineersQualificationsKey competencies to be successful at this position:
      • 8+ years working in the software industry
      • 5+ years implementing REST-based APIs (in any language)
      • 2+ years experience using Go in production
      • 2+ years working within AWS
      • 2+ years implementing nosql database schemas
      • 1+ years building docker containers
      • Ability to identify and discuss pros/cons when making software design decisions
      • Experience building components in an Agile and iterative environment
      • Excellent communication skills
      • BS in Computer Science (or similar degree)Nice-to-haves:
        • Experience using MongoDBWhy FoodLogiQ?
          • The work we do at FoodLogiQ impacts one of the largest industries in the world - the food we eat. We are on a mission to map the world's food chain, make it as safe as possible, and empower people to make informed decisions about the food they eat.
          • We're a small and growing company in an evolving industry - which means there is ample opportunity for career learning on the job.
          • Remote Work - While our headquarters are in Durham, NC, you can work from anywhere.
          • Flexible PTO - We trust and encourage our teammates to take time off when they need to recharge.
          • We offer competitive benefits, including highly-subsidized insurance and participation in our equity incentive program.FoodLogiQ is an "equal opportunity employer." We will not discriminate and will take "affirmative action" measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.

Keywords: FoodLogiQ, Durham , Senior Backend Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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