Senior Backend Engineer | Social Media | NYC

Job Title: Senior Backend Engineer | Social Media | NYC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Up to US$171000 per year
Reference: BBBH17654_1554938951
Contact Name: Michellie McDonald O'Brien
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 11, 2019 00:29

Job Description

Our client is a leading social media startup that enables like-minded individuals to connect on a common platform. While using bleeding edge technologies, this company is incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence initiatives to optimize their backend systems. Located in Flatiron, this high-growth company is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join their team to help lead their backend API development.


  • 4+ years of experience working in engineering; ideally 2+ years of experience with Scala (Java experience also considered)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience developing APIs and SDKs is a plus
  • Experience working with service oriented architecture and container-based deployments


  • Work with a small, agile team and mentor other developers as needed
  • Have full autonomy over your workday; ability to work hard and work independently while having a flexible mindset
  • Communicate and collaborate with others

Work Perks

  • Competitive compensation structure
  • All-inclusive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Excellent work/life balance and paid time off
  • Opportunity to work with a team of brilliant engineers on a small team, and grow into a managerial position

For more information, please contact Michellie McDonald-O'Brien at +1 646 766 1203 or via email for a confidential consultation.

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