Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States


Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


51 - 100 people


550 Montgomery St Ste 800
San Francisco, CA, 94111, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Google App Engine
  • Django
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Cloud
  • Angular.js
  • React
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript

Role Description

We're looking for a talented and experienced engineer that can meet our high technical bar, wants to take over the backend of the platform, and is a great fit for our open, driven, and collaborative team culture. Join our small but growing engineering, design and product teams by making a significant impact as we tackle challenging problems and innovate for great brands and talented content creators across the world!

What you will be working on: - Building and architecting backend frameworks and components to add support for new product features and functionality - Working on making the codebase maintainable, modular, extensible and well tested to support our growing team of engineers - Maintaining both private and public APIs - Extending infrastructure to store and analyze large amounts of data - Optimizing performance at the application layer - Ensuring good deployment practices are always in place - Implementing standards and best practices for security, data privacy, and to improve and maintain code quality - Taking ownership of a major part of the codebase and shipping code regularly!

What we're looking for from you: - A smart and driven developer that is motivated to build a great codebase - Great communication skills and a desire to collaborate with the team - Experience with Python and one of Django or Google App Engine, or enough experience to show you can quickly become an expert - Technical degree (though brilliant dropouts are welcome!) - Attention to detail while still being able to move quickly - Understanding of general software design patterns and industry best practices - An obsession with uptime and code correctness - Deep experience with building web applications - An understanding of database design and performance - At least 3 years of relevant work experience

Bonus points if you: - Have experience with enterprise software, marketing and advertising tech, e-commerce products, or photo and video content creation - Have previous experience working at startup - Are excited about microservice architecture, GraphQL, and other technologies or frameworks that help teams build better and faster

About AspireIQ

We make it possible for brands and marketers to work at scale with thousands of content creators and influencers, who then create personalized branded content that can power a teams entire marketing stack.

Company Culture


We have a transparent, collaborative, and mission-driven company culture. Everyone at Aspire is passionate about building the best product for our brands and creators so they can continue to make the media we all love. Our team has a growth mindset, we're empathetic and open-minded. If you were to join as an engineer, you will have the opportunity to make a big impact, take ownership across the different parts of our platform, and guide product decisions while still having flexibility and support in the workplace. We celebrate our wins AND losses. We play with dogs and scooter around the office - as any good startup should. Come join us as we disrupt the marketing world for the better!

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