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Lead Backend Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

About Us!
Remesh is one of the world's leading conversation platforms for engaging and understanding large groups of people - including customers, employees, prospects, or constituents. The Remesh platform uses AI and machine learning to analyze, understand, and segment participant responses to questions and prompts, online and in real time. Through this process, our customers are able to quickly draw out actionable insights as they engage thousands of participants simultaneously.
We are a team of passionate, motivated, and intelligent people, with a touch of quirk (i.e., we are fun!). We are all united by a mission to build a platform that can help people truly understand each other - across political, geographical, and cultural divides - to help make the world a better, more understanding place. 
As of March 2018, Remesh has secured $10 million in Series A funding. We are excited to be disrupting the $70+ billion insights industry. We know what we're building is special, and we're looking for energetic people to help us create something extraordinary.

Job Description:

We seek a highly-skilled backend engineer to lead our team to automate key workflows on our machine learning platform and build integrations with third-party data providers.
The role comes with immediate ownership and impact which should strongly motivate the right candidate. Major responsibilities include developing our integration strategy with a variety of data providers, designing our own API for integrations for resellers, and automating mission-critical internal workflows.
Successful candidates will possess solid knowledge of software engineering best practices, Linux, open-source software, and cloud architecture and design. Good communication skills and empathy are highly desired, as this engineer will lead other engineers and work with our product and other technical teams. Creativity and good problem-solving skills are also highly desired.
Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5-10 years minimum of professional experience in a Backend role
  • 5 years minimum developing on one of the following cloud platforms: Google Cloud (preferred), AWS, Azure
  • 2 years minimum leading engineering teams or managing engineers on projects
  • Strong backend engineering background, with specific experience designing B2C platforms and managing close integrations with 3rd-party SaaS services
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills


Preferred Skills:

  • Django experience
  • Machine learning experience

The Benefits of Working with Remesh

  • Medical Dental Vision Coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Flexible work arrangements pending supervisor approval
  • An enviable snack pantry
  • An energetic team that celebrates, often
  • Stipend for ongoing learning
  • An office in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District
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Location

We're located in the Flatiron district- in the thriving heart of Manhattan.

What are Remesh Perks + Benefits

Remesh Benefits Overview

Medical Dental Vision Coverage
401K plan
Flexible work arrangements pending supervisor approval
An enviable snack pantry
An energetic team that celebrates, often
Stipend for ongoing learning
An office in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Remesh employees can contribute up to $2600 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of monthly salary up to $10,000 per month.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 80% of basic services and 50% of major services after deductible.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan generally covers 100% of eligible expense after copay when network providers are used.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary, or $500,000, whichever is less.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Remesh's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Remesh offers stock options through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a four-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Remesh employees receive between 14 and 30 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Remesh offers perks at work commuter benefits for all employees.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a kitchen filled with tasty assorted snacks, coffee, and tea and an additional fridge filled with a variety of drinks!
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion .
Professional Development Benefits
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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