Senior Backend Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Since 2011, Percolate has addressed the enormous challenges presented by enterprise marketing operations, and has been foundational in the development of a new categories of marketing technology - Content Marketing Platforms (CMP) and Marketing Resource Management (MRM).

Percolate has been recognized as the only consensus leader in these emerging categories by analyst firms like Forrester, Gartner, and SiriusDecisions - a growing space that represents more than $4 billion in potential annual revenue.

Today, Percolate serves over 600 brands. Some of the world’s largest companies — including MasterCard, Cisco, Cigna, Electronic Arts, and Bosch — use Percolate to help them deal with one of the fundamental challenges facing all marketers - orchestrating their marketing processes and enabling the best possible customer experiences.  

Engineering at Percolate

  • We care about quality engineering. Take the time to do it right, the first time.
  • We are “Thoughtful by Design”. Be able to explain how and why you are doing something.
  • We care about shipping and we ship often. High quality, iterable enhancements that improve customer experience.
  • We care about our people. You’ll find a healthy, professional work environment, where you can rely on your teammates to help you out, pick you up when you fall, and give you a “win” when you’ve done something awesome.
  • We care about realistic goal setting and a focus on constant improvement.  If you’re not getting better over time, you’re not reaching your potential.
  • Our team has people from all backgrounds, beliefs, and lifestyles — we aim to be a place for anyone to contribute and be supported.
  • We are Remote Friendly - Percolate Engineering is a distributed team spread across 5 timezones.


  • Work collaboratively and across teams to design features for Percolate’s core application
  • Implement features with modular, testable code written in either Python or Go while taking advantage of SQL (PG/MySQL), NoSQL (DynamoDB/Redis), and search technologies (ES).
  • Promote best practices and healthy code by example and through code reviews
  • Work with product managers and front end engineers to define project requirements


  • Fluent in Python and/or Go
  • Hands-on experience with either SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL) or NoSQL technologies (e.g. DynamoDB, Redis, Cassandra).
  • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, software engineering design patterns and principles.
  • Excellent communication skills and team player

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with web development frameworks such as Django or Flask, and what it means to run such systems in a production environment.
  • Experience working with Apache Kafka and a search technology such as Elasticsearch is particularly helpful (Solr and other Lucene-based search systems also helpful).
  • Familiarity with AWS services (e.g. RDS, DynamoDB, Cloudwatch) or similar cloud environments
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Technology we use

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    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


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What does your typical day look like?

Software Engineering at Percolate checks all the boxes. Engineers are given ownership over their vertical, the freedom to innovate new systems and improve existing systems, a commitment to quality engineering & the time to invest in personal growth.


Backend Engineer

What are Percolate Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are a great way to help you cost-effectively plan for your eligible health care (up to $2,650/plan year) or dependent care expenses (up to $5,000/plan year).
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Percolate offers two dental plans through Guardian, both of which allow you the flexibility of seeing providers in- and out-of-network (preventative care is 100% covered).
Vision Benefits
We currently offer two plans through Guardian VSP: the Base Plan and the Buy Up Plan, both of which allow the flexibility of seeing in- and out-of-network eye care providers.
Health Insurance Benefits
Percolate offers two medical & prescription drug plans. You will have the option of choosing between an in-network only plan, or a plan with the flexibility to see both in and out of network providers
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
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