Software Engineer: Backend (Buyer)
Postmates, San Francisco
Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes.
The Buyer Team is focused on building the platform to make our vision a reality. We are a cross-functional team responsible for the end-to-end buying experience on Android, iOS, and the web. We value and foster a collaborative environment where product, design, and engineering work together every day to build and design new features for our customers.
What will you do?
- Build and launch consumer-facing features to millions of customers
- Work closely with the web and mobile teams to develop new features
- Optimize and tune existing systems for speed and performance
- Build data pipelines and serving infrastructure required to efforts like search and recommendations
- Work with the Infrastructure team to push our next-gen services
Technologies we use:
- Server: Go, Python, Elixir
- Databases: PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch
- Platform: AWS, Google
- 4+ years of experience developing horizontally scalable and fault-tolerant systems in production
- 2+ years of experience with Go and/or Python
- A deep understanding of one or more SQL and/or NoSQL databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch)
- Strong knowledge of algorithms and data structures
- Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) required
- You’re a self-starter and strong finisher
- You’ve worked at or started a small company where you had to wear many hats
- You write well and communicate clearly
- You prefer problems over tasks
Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7.
Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit Postmates's website.
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