Back-end Engineer

Sam Senior, Boulder, CO (United States)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 20 Nov 2020

Agile Cloud MongoDb PostgreSQL

Job Description

Hi, nice to meet you, this is Sam and Peter, the founders of TestBox (and best friends for 11 years).

TestBox is only new We recently closed a substantial seed round and were looking to find the future leaders of TestBox. Youll be one of the first 5 founding team members and build the future of this company (plus get some great equity along the way)  

TestBox is a software platform that empowers customers to experience enterprise software products side by side like theyve already been implemented in their environment. We are putting product capabilities and customer needs back at the center of the buying process, no more wasting time buying software that doesnt work for you based on a sales rep or marketing.

We hope youre excited to build this category defining solution with us.

TestBox is seeking an experienced Back-end Engineer to make TestBox insanely fast, scalable, extensible, and robust, all with a view to bringing confidence to our customers when they are buying software. The Back-end Engineer will be working very closely with our entire engineering team and CTO, to build the best self-serve buying experience possible.

What youll be responsible for:

    Working with us to settle on the tech stack and laying the foundations for all developmentWorking closely with our entire dev team to create a robust, asynchronous, highly scalable back-endParticipate in and help drive an agile environmentBuilding the development teams and their processes over time - youll be one of the first hires and we want you to be the leader for the futureBeing awesome - Teaching us your ways, learning new things, adding to our culture, telling the founders they are wrong... ya get the idea


We are looking for a Back-end Engineer who:

    Most importantly is: intellectually curious, has creative solutions, makes it happen despite roadblocks, is a kind human, and wants to growDemonstrable expertise in open source back-end tech such as Django/Flask, Spring, Express.js, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, etcExpertise in building, maintaining, and deploying to cloud infrastructure (AWS/GCP/AZURE), and infrastructure as codeIs a proponent of open source, automated testing, The Joel Test, CI/CD, IAC, best practicesHas created fast, asynchronous, and reliable back-ends that scale extremely wellAre either a principal or staff engineer with experience managing complex teams or a senior engineer on a rapid growth trajectory who empowers and inspires those around themHas a track record of working in cross-functional teams and wants to be a leader in this spaceHas experience as an early-stage employee (or is super adaptable) and is excited about building a company from scratch (product vision, partnerships, customer community, culture etc.,)Will be a culture addition, not just a culture fitWill challenge the leadership team to go faster, experiment, try something differently, but is also happy to disagree but commit to a vision


Why youll love working with us:

    Were a new start-up so youll have boatloads of autonomy and leadership opportunitiesWe are putting DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) at the forefront of TestBoxs ethos and want you to play a major partWe actively created a large Employee Stock Options Pool so we can reward our amazing founding team membersCareer development is a top priority and we will work with you from day 1 to hype your achievements and help you grow to the potential you want. We hire for trajectory, not past performanceWe have investors who we love working with and feel incredibly supported by themPre-tax FSA, medical, dental, and vision coverage (because we all deserve to not worry about our healthcare)Fitness reimbursement (we love cycling and want you to love whatever keeps you active)Learning budget (theres always something we should collectively know more about)Unlimited PTO (with a minimum 15 days per year - none of this no vacation business)Work from Home remote set-up allowance (desk, chair, screen, laptop, etc.,)We think there are many more reasons than this and hope to share them with you


Diversity Commitment: We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive team. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status


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