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Senior Backend Engineer

Senior Backend Engineer

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Category: Software Engineering
Company Description: Ed-Tech Startup
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10483

Job Description

Andiamo is working directly with the head of an extremely well funded  LA (Redondo Beach) Ed-Tech startup to locate Senior Backend Distributed Systems Engineers who will be among the first 10 employees at this company. Engineers on this self organizing team enjoy above market pay, ownership via RSU's, superb benefits, and an opportunity to develop a highly disruptive social learning platform. This platform will address the gate-kept, slow, expensive, outdated and impersonal education system permeating the United States.

Our client's mission is to democratize education, instill lifelong learning, and collectively educate Earth. This early stage startup thinks of itself as a horizontal toolkit composted of intuitive building blocks that people can repurpose to create their own "hive- mind" learning communities. 

What you'll do

    • Architect and scale complex systems.
    • Design core pieces of the infrastructure for long-term maintainability, performance, and reliability.
    • Build and scale systems for monitoring, tracing, profiling, debugging, and deploying.
    • Take full ownership and responsibility for building, shipping, and maintaining features, end-to-end.

Who you are

    • You have experience in databases, distributed systems, Backend performance measurement, optimization.
    • You derive joy from refactoring and abstracting in order to make complex systems fun to develop on and easy to understand.
    • You have a strong background in computer science and mathematics.

Cool stuff you'll get

    • The opportunity to work with a talented team on a powerful mission
    • 100% company-paid health insurance (medical, dental and vision for you and family)
    • Above market salary + ownership equity
    • Paid vacation and company holidays
    • Free catered lunches and dinners during the week
    • Fully stocked kitchens with drinks, snacks, and candy
    • Laundry service, and shared concierge to handle errands
    • Espresso machine with Blue Bottle coffee
    • Brand new laptop of your choice on your first day

To apply, please email a resume to 


Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
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