Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Authentic Labs’ technology creates new paths for brands to tell stories and increase engagement. The Senior Software Engineer will co-lead, design and build a global platform for consumer brand interaction and analytics. This is a chance to write amazing code for a significant new start-up, with patented technologies, AI and talented peers. This position is where global brands and millions of consumers meet your code and the interactions you help design and build. Join us to make something that matters.
What You’ll Do
- Design and optimize the performance of a backend data pipeline that is resilient to failures and is highly scalable.
- Review and guide development of Restful APIs.
- Help design solutions and build tools to increase consumer brand engagement.
- Lead all phases of the software development cycle.
- Proactively move the technology base to use latest tools and frameworks for best performance; considering costs and scale.
- Collaborate with product management, sales, marketing, and front-end engineers to deliver the right solution.
- Support existing production code and improve performance enhancements and products.
We’re Looking For
- 6+ years of experience.
- You're smart, you love to ship code, and you never tire of learning.
- You’re a software developer with experience building systems that scale.
- You build systems with purpose that are well tested and flexible.
- You wish to surround yourself with smart people who will challenge you every day.
- You're proficient in an object oriented programming languages
- You have some knowledge of neural networks and other forms of AI
- You have very strong SQL skills and experience working with complex schemas, as well as NoSQL DB such as MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.
- You want to help architect APIs that work with tremendous scale and make it easy for customers to generate insights about their businesses.
- You have seriously good communication skills and the desire to work with super smart people.
- You're excited to ramp up on new technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds and to build awesome tools to enable new interactions with us!
- Passion and energy for inciting results through others
- Managerial courage
- Strong commitment to consumers, colleagues, and business partners
- Goal-oriented and personally accountable
- Open minded – seeks “out-of-box” solutions
- High level of integrity and “EQ”
- Practices open communication
- Collaborative; influences and inspires others to achieve
- Resourceful and self-directed
- Open-minded and curious
- Flexible and adaptable
Who We Are
Authentic Labs is a young company with 5+ years of revolutionary R&D and patented technologies behind it. We’re based in Boulder, CO and a proud spin-off of the toy company that introduced Kinetic Sand and Mad Mattr. Our technologies bridge digital and physical worlds that empower new, exciting and meaningful interactions for brands and consumers. At Authentic, you can expect challenges and meaningful work that affects millions.