backend part time python tech

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Backend Engineer (Python/Golang, Kubernetes)
Location: Palo Alto - 100% remote
Duration: 3-6 Months Contract or Contract To Hire

Tech Needed:

  • Go, Python, Kubernetes
  • backend, mobile experience
  • Been involved in design or dev of a product that is consumer facing
  • If have consumer facing product exp he can get around someone not having GO


  • Have a lot of growth and need BE - one manager in Palo A (get around tech stack), one in Boston (VP of Eng)
  • Wants a Software Engineer that uses Java, not a Java Engineer – wants to see approach in how one solves problems
  • Likes those with strong foundation, fundamentals - those who like to work with smart people and solve problems – someone who wants a challenge and wants to grow
  • CI – continuous improvement
  • Wants outside of bay area candidates
  • Okay if come from a bigger company – but also someone from a startup that may be failing – someone who wants to have more engagement with higher ups. Thinks candidates from startups... have worked better
  • Roll out new lines(?), backend infrastructure is imperative, expand, comfortable in US but with more Backend they can move into Canada and other Countries.
  • Have some things coming that will really differentiate them from other competitors
  • They are an engineering company, the engineers drive it, the engineers have a voice
  • Have an authentic vibe within the company, remote work is working well for them
  • Did a Superbowl ad.
  • Said realistically he needs 40 people – but can hire multiple candidates
  • For coding assessment

What you'll be doing:

  • Coding in Go and/or PHP
  • Design distributed systems with microservices architecture running on Kubernetes
  • Work with Product Managers and Designers for the design and specification of our product
  • Collaborate with iOS, Android, Web, Machine Learning, and Data engineers to develop new features on our product
  • Collaborate with QA Engineers to test and deliver the feature with high-quality and high-speed
  • Write and maintain technical documentation
  • Manage own project requirements, deadlines, and qualities

What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Full-time working experience as software engineer with consumer applications
  • Excellent knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • 3 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages including but not limited to Go, PHP, C++, Java, Python, JavaScript, and Ruby
  • Experience designing, developing, and managing microservices
  • Knowledge of software testing and the ability to write testable code and proper tests
  • Ability to collaborate with team members including Product Managers, Data Scientists, Designer, Engineers, and QA Engineers to solve complex business problems


  • Deep knowledge of Go or PHP
  • Proficient computer science background such as a bachelor's, master's, or Ph.D. degree
  • Strong knowledge of container and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working on cloud infrastructures like Google Cloud Platform or AWS

Technologies you will be working with:

  • Databases: Cloud Spanner & MySQL
  • Programming Language: Go & PHP
  • Containers & Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Web Services & Hosting: Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform) & Amazon Web Services (AWS

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