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Senior Backend Engineer at Synack
Redwood City, CA, US

Imagine a world dedicated to Security Without Compromise. Synack, headquartered in Silicon Valley with regional offices around the world, has protected over 100 global organizations by reducing companies’ security risk and increasing their resistance to cyber attack. How do we do this? By utilizing the world’s best and most trusted team of ethical hackers who test through our powerful and controlled platform to deliver real security without compromise. At Synack, we aren’t afraid to think outside the box or take on big challenges. Backed by top-tier venture capital firms including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Microsoft, and Google Ventures, Synack's mission is to leverage global security talent coupled with advanced technology to help enterprises discover security vulnerabilities before they become business problems. Discover the possibilities at Synack!

We are looking for experienced and innovative engineers to help build software that will revolutionize cyber security. As a member of our web back end team, you will have no shortage of interesting and challenging projects to work on! We are looking for a senior engineer to be a part of our fast-paced, collaborative team and make an immediate impact by building scalable web applications. Join us!

What you will do:

  • Extract features from a Ruby on Rails monolith into highly available fault tolerant services
  • Design and develop fault tolerant, high availability systems that can elegantly deal with disruptions in service
  • Collaborate with engineers across the company
  • Have a voice on architecture, implementation, and engineering process
  • Identify best practices and areas for improvement and drive those initiatives
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to define feature specifications

Here's what you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience designing and building dynamic production solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience  in a Ruby on Rail environment
  • 1+ years of experience with Go in production environment
  • Experience using various database systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Experience architecting and leading complex application development efforts
  • Experience with event-driven/message-driven architectures
  • Experience working with AWS Cloud services or other Cloud Computing platforms
  • Experience with unit and integration tests, using technologies such as Rspec and Capybara

Bonus Points:

  • Contribution to open source project
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience working full stack esp. In React/Redux
  • Experience in DB query optimization
  • Experience working with websocket

It’s all hands on deck, it’s hard work, it’s winning, it’s Synack.

Synack is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.