Senior Backend Engineer at Valimail
San Francisco, CA, US
As the company’s newest Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll be a major contributor to the company’s success — and our vision of enabling trusted global communications. You’ll own the design, development, and deployment of critical pieces of the Valimail platform. Your technical contributions will help protect dozens of brands and authenticate hundreds of millions of emails every day and could have a lasting impact on the 3.7 billion people around the planet who regularly use email.
 
What You'll be Doing
 
-Breaking up a monolithic Rails app into backend services
-Building mission-critical systems to support Valimail’s expanding product portfolio
-Scaling up a global cloud-based infrastructure
-Revamping our data processing pipeline
 
About You
 
-Proven track record building large-scale production systems
-7+ years backend programming experience in more than one language (including Ruby)
-Experience building, provisioning, and deploying services in the cloud (ideally AWS) in an automated fashion
-A commitment to automation across the board: testing, coding standards, deployment, configuration management, etc.
-Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve problems
-Prior experience at an early stage startup
 
Bonus Points
 
-Proficiency in Go or C
-Extensive experience with DNS
-Understanding of email authentication standards
-Background building out and scaling data pipelines
-Passion for security