Sr Server Engineer

Remote • $80k - $250k


Role Location

  • Remote


$80k - $250k


51 - 100 people


254 W31st Street
New York, NY, 10001, US

Tech Stack

  • Swift
  • Kotlin
  • C++
  • Node.js
  • React

Role Description


Design and develop highly performant and scalable WebSocket and HTTP services used for sending encrypted messages in a distributed system. Extensive familiarity with network programming and scaling distributed and highly available systems. Work with the admin console and app teams to design and implement cross platform functionality and integrations via well designed and documented APIs. Implement integrations with 3rd party components such as OIDC and analytics. Write code that's well-covered by automated tests, and support automated CI systems that execute the tests before deployment or merge.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related field. 4+ years of experience with asynchronous programming in a language such as, Go, Rust or Node. Experience with relational databases like MySQL. Experience using WebSockets. Experience with messaging queues like RabbitMQ or Kafka. Familiarity with Linux based systems, and command line tools such as SSH. Familiarity with AWS services such as S3 and Elasticsearch. Experience with docker a plus. Interest in encryption algorithms and secure coding practices is a plus. Be a self-starter who is willing to take ownership of your work. Excellent communicator in both verbal and written English. Agile Software Development and Management methods (i.e. user stories, iterative development, continuous integration, continuous delivery, shared ownership, test-driven development, etc.).

About Wickr

Wickr's mission is to secure the world's most critical communications. Wickr provides the highest standard of encryption trusted by millions worldwide. In the workplace and out in the field, Wickr enables end users to communicate securely and protect their privacy while providing IT organizations the administrative controls needed to deploy at scale and provides flexible options and controls for information governance and compliance for regulated industries

Company Culture

We are a fast growing startup atmosphere with a solid foundation. Our company builds a collaboration product and we use it internally to create a fun and challenging environment for our employees while understanding that security is a serious business. Everyone in the company is an open book from our CEO all the way down to our interns. We don't believe in creating barriers between people or logistical overhead as we are all here to create a great product that we enjoy using ourselves. We are a fairly small team making a big impact on the world

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