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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 join our team and help develop our real-time machine learning platform.
As a Remesh engineer, you will collaborate with our product team and your fellow engineers to maintain, refactor and develop features for our conversation and analysis platform and its associated systems. Our customers use our product to conduct research and inform key business decisions, so your work will have immediate impact.
Successful candidates will possess solid knowledge of Python, software engineering best practices, Linux, and open-source software. The ideal candidate will also have experience with cloud architecture and design. Good communication skills and empathy are highly desired, as the role requires collaboration with other engineers and our product team. The ideal candidate will possess high-initiative, creativity, and superior problem-solving skills.
At Remesh, we are a start-up with a touch of the academic. We rely on Lean development principles to ship code fast with high quality. Our product development process is experimental and based on the scientific method. We believe that code is craft, and we are seeking engineers that balance quality and speed, know when to refactor, and can identify the right problems to solve. We believe in ownership and providing opportunities to advance as the team grows. For the ideal candidate, the above should appeal strongly, as will the opportunity to work with the most recent technologies.

  • 2-5 years minimum of professional experience in a Backend role
  • 2-5 years minimum of professional experience writing Python application code
  • 1 year minimum developing on one of the following cloud platforms: Google Cloud, AWS, Azure
  • Strong backend engineering background
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Django experience is desirable
  • Machine learning experience is desirable
  • React/Redux/Typescript experience is a plus

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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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

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
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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