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Senior Backend Software Engineer, User Management

Checkr, Remote, United States

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups.


Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation.

Checkr is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our User Management team. This team is responsible for the authentication and authorization of users in all of Checkr’s services, from dashboards and APIs to internal services and service communication. We are seeking someone who has a strong technical background and is passionate about driving new features from inception through implementation and release. This person would help our team design and implement features like Role-Based Access Control, Custom Roles, Restriction by Segmentation, Long-Lived Identity, SSO, and Third-Party Identity Provider Integrations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal and external team members 
  • Guide and mentor less experienced colleagues
  • Build and maintain backend systems related to user/candidate identity and access, user settings and preferences, and general access management
  • Test and deploy what your team creates and support it in Production
  • While this is not a full-stack or front-end role and expertise is not expected, some amount of front-end familiarity will be helpful.

 

What you bring:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Advanced Ruby (preferred), Go, Python, PHP, and/or Java experience
  • A fundamental understanding of Git and version control
  • Experience writing several types of tests (Unit, Functional, Integration, E2E, etc.)
  • Experience and a desire to both learn from and mentor or guide other engineers

 

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

 

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

 

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors. In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $152,150-$174,973.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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About Checkr

Checkr has found the way to balance safety and consumer protection. It is our responsibility to be accurate and help our clients avoid errors. Background screenings are transactions that rely on trust and we believe trust is based on transparency. Consumers deserve more transparency on their rights and the information in their report. Employers deserve more transparency on data, its value and their responsibilities.

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