Senior Backend Engineer

ReviewTrackers is the rapidly-growing customer feedback platform trusted by tens of thousands of businesses. Using data, insights and technology, we partner with brands to ensure customer success. We have built an environment where employees can learn, grow and do the best work of their careers. We are seeking a Sr. Backend Engineer who wishes to learn new skills, contribute great things, and be the best version of themselves.

We are a polyglot shop, and use the best tools for the job. On the front-end, we use React/Redux on Node.js. Our public API is written in Go. Our micro-services are written in Ruby or Go.

We are looking for an individual with advanced SQL experience to join us as a Senior Software Engineer.  This role is not a dedicated DBA role, the majority of the work will be in the api and other backend services (or full-stack if you’d prefer).   You will be joining a team of full-stack, frontend and backend engineers.  Our full-stack and backend engineers write their own migrations, seeds, database functions, etc (that is not what we are looking for).  We are looking for someone that will help manage our database architecture along with working in the backend (or fullstack), delivering features and keeping an eye on tech debt.  We try to balance 75% features, 25% tech debt quarter over quarter.  If you enjoy working on a collaborative, product focused team and you know your database dos and don’ts this is the opportunity for you!

What we need from you:
  • 3+ years practical use of programming in a modern programming language
  • Solid object-oriented programming and functional programming design skills
  • Passion for technology and building scalable systems
  • Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL) 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Participated in the architecture and design of new and existing products
  • Never stopped learning, and are always ready to pick up new languages, frameworks, libraries
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more of the following technologies: Ruby, Python, golang, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ

Preferred Background:
  • Experience using Ruby and PostgreSQL in a production environment
  • Exposure to golang

Engineering team culture:
  • Time dedicated to discussing & POC-ing product ideas created from ALL employees, including engineering
  • Clear and defined promotion path for all engineers
  • Collaborative work environment.  Our engineers are super friendly and love to help each other out!
  • We regularly pull in tech-debt items to work on in sprints
  • Weekly 1 on 1 with manager
  • Tight-knit relationship with the Product Team & use data-driven decision making  
  • Bi-weekly company wide demo day to find out what individuals throughout the company are working on
  • Monthly Engineering lunch and learns

Engineering Process:
We get our work assignments through two week sprints which include kickoff, grooming (estimation), retrospective and daily standups

Engineer benefits at ReviewTrackers:
  • $1500/year education budget (conferences, continued education)
  • Weekly WFH day
  • Separate monthly budget dedicated to education through books
  • We strive for 3 (2 guaranteed) 100% meeting free days

Awesome Perks and Benefits at ReviewTrackers!
  • 100% company paid premiums for health, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield healthcare benefits available for both individuals and families
  • Company sponsored 401k match 
  • Company stock options 
  • FSA 
  • Pre-tax transit benefits 
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Unlimited opportunity for career growth, learning and company impact
  • Monthly lunch and learns on industry events, product releases, personal finance, buying a home, public speaking and everything in between
  • Take your coworker to lunch on us once a month 
  • Company Kindle with unlimited books of your choosing
  • Stocked kitchen with drinks and snacks

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