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Backend Developer


  • Architect new and optimize existing software codebases and systems used to crawl, launch, run, and monitor the Anakin family of app crawlers
  • Deeply own the lifecycle of software, including rolling out to operations, managing configurations, maintaining and upgrading, and supporting end-users
  • Configure and optimize the automated testing and deployment systems used to maintain over 1000+ crawlers across the company
  • Analyze data and bugs that require in-depth investigations
  • Interface directly with external customers including managing relationships and steering requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Extremely effective, self-driven builder
  • 3+ years of experience as a backend software engineer
  • 2+ years of experience with Python
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, etc.
  • Should have managed a team of software engineers
  • Deep experience with network debugging across all OSI layers (Wireshark)
  • Knowledge of networks or/and cybersecurity

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Broad understanding of the landscape of software engineering design patterns and principles
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a highly stressful environment during removing bugs in run-time within minutes
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal

Additional Requirements

  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends when needed to meet critical deadlines
  • Must have an aversion to politics and BS. Should let his/her work speak for him/her.
  • Must be comfortable with uncertainty. In almost all the cases, your job will be to figure it out.
  • Must not be bounded to comfort zone. Often, you will need to challenge yourself to go above and beyond.

Job Type



Backend Developers

Must have Skills

  • Python - 2 Years
  • AWS

3 - 47 K/Year USD (Annual salary)

Longterm (Duration)

Fully Remote


Siddharth P