Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Silicon Valley, CA, United States • $150k - $180k


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


$150k - $180k


101 - 250 people


274 Castro St
Mountain View, CA, 94041, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • Elastic Search
  • MongoDB
  • Kubernetes

Role Description

We're looking for a passionate and motivated Senior Backend Engineer to help us build our fast-growing world-class log management system. You’ll work on every part of the data pipeline, from integration with external systems, data ingestion and processing, search, and API design, while dealing with all of the challenges of handling big data - petabytes of data a day and growing.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated and focused on impact, comfortable with the velocity of a fast-paced startup and excited to tackle the scaling challenges of big data.

Responsibilities: - Design, implement, and launch critical product features in a fast-paced environment - Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements of our platforms - Collaborate in cross-functional teams and with partner companies - Investigate and improve overall system performance - Research and development on technical solutions for the next generation of our product

Qualifications: - 5+ years of relevant industry experience - Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, databases and information retrieval - Strong understanding of web technologies - Strong communication skills with the ability to lead technical discussions - Self-motivation and a passion to build great products - Keen attention to detail, particularly as it pertains to security

Bonus Points for Prior Experience: - Server-side JavaScript (Node.js) - Kubernetes - Cloud Platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure - REST APIs - Redis, MongoDB or ElasticSearch - Message Queue systems like RabbitMQ or Kafka - Data mining and machine learning - Working in a nimble start up environment

Benefits: - Working in a fun, energetic, agile team environment - Free snacks, lunch, drinks, and coffee - Lots of exciting new projects - Competitive compensation plan - Competitive benefits - 100% Full health premium coverage for you and your dependents (yes... everyone) - Dental and Vision coverage - Unlimited Vacation

This is a full-time opportunity based in Mountain View. Apply with confidence - fortune favors the bold.

About Mezmo

Mezmo, formerly LogDNA, is an observability platform to manage and take action on your data. Launched in Y Combinator’s Winter 2015 cohort, the company fuels massive productivity gains for modern engineering teams at hyper-growth startups and Fortune 500 companies alike, including Asics,, Sysdig, and 6 River Systems.

Mezmo is the sole logging provider for IBM Cloud, where they’ve partnered to drive innovation in observability at hyper scale since 2018. The company has been recognized as one of Forbes’ Cloud 100 Rising Stars, Gartner’s Top 25 Enterprise Software Startups to Watch, CRN’s 10 Hottest Cloud Startups, and Fortune’s Best Small and Medium Workplaces, and it received the IBM Cloud Embed Excellence Award.

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