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Senior Backend Engineer (core-team)

Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2022


We are looking for strong and independent backend engineers to join our core team. This is an opportunity to join at the ground-floor as one of our first employees, and spread awesomeness to developers around the world.

About Us empowers developers to bake in permissions and access-control into any product in minutes. Backed by two leading US VCs, we are based in Tel Aviv (Azrieli / Hashalom area) and are remote friendly. 

In this role you will be responsible for building applications, including anything from complex groups of back-end microservices to CLI utilities and language-specific SDKs. You will have great autonomy driving the roadmap and delivering outstanding features to our users.

About You

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in building scalable, high-performance systems.
  • Extensive experience with modern software languages (Python / Golang / NodeJs)
  • Hands-on experience delivering products over public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL / NoSQL databases.
  • Startup mentality and hands-on builder type personality
  • Knowledge of best practices relating to security, performance, and monitoring.
  • Highly dedicated individual with a “can-do” approach
  • Team player who is eager to be an early adopter of new technologies

What you'll do

  • Architect, develop, and maintain Permit’s core features and backend infrastructure
  • Deliver high quality, scalable, reliable, and extensible APIs
  • Integrate and contribute to cutting-edge open source solutions such as OPA and Google Zanzibar implementations, and to our own open source project(s) - (used by leaders like Tesla and Zapier)
  • Implement smart indexing and caching algorithms to meet our strict SLA
  • Collaborate closely with the founders and the rest of the core team, mentor fellow engineers and become a domain expert