Backend Engineer

Backend /
Full-time /
Anlatan is a company working on cutting edge AI and making the best possible AI-fueled products. We pride ourselves on being user-friendly, privacy-safe, and censorship-free. We're a ragtag team of personalities, focused on crafting the best of the best in the AI world.

We are seeking a skilled Backend Engineer to join our dynamic and passionate team at Anlatan. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in computer science, with in-depth knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and software design principles. 
You will be working on building new backend services, also you will be maintaining, updating and enhancing our existing code for our SAAS products, NovelAI and AetherRoom.


    • Writing and designing well performant, secure and scalable backend services.
    • Develop and maintain software applications using Go programming language and GRPC framework.
    • Deploy and manage applications on Kubernetes.
    • Design, develop, and optimize SQL databases.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues.
    • Utilize Git for version control and collaboration.
    • Work and communicate with the rest of the Anlatan team to efficiently build and ship new updates and products.
    • Participate in the architecture design of new services and the implementation of them.
    • Work closely with the frontend team at the integration of the backend and the frontend.
    • Troubleshoot and debug issues in the production environment.


    • Proficiency in Go programming language and GRPC framework.
    • Experience with writing and using RESTful APIs.
    • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and the k8s ecosystem, like Helm.
    • Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms and data structures.
    • Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Experience in working with large and ever-changing codebases.
    • Past experience with designing high performance scalable backend services.
    • Understanding of good security practices.

Bonus Points

    • Knowledge of NoSQL databases like Cassandra, ScyllaDB, MongoDB, etc.
    • Experience with TypeScript and NodeJS for maintaining and working with our legacy NovelAI codebase.
    • Experience with payment system APIs, like Stripe and Paddle.
    • Knowledge of common software design patterns
    • Familiarity with CI workflows like Github Actions, CircleCI, etc.
    • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and Google Cloud.
Why work for us?
We're working fast to send ripples through the ever-moving field of AI, we offer a competitive salary package, and of course, we're all pretty fun to work with.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including:
- A casual and flexible work environment
- A culture focused on pushing the envelope and having fun while doing it
- Incredibly flexible PTO

For US Citizens
- Health Insurance
- Vision and Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance and Disability
- 401k (3% Match 100%, 2% Match 50%)

For non-US Citizens
- Health Insurance
- Vision and Dental Insurance

Beyond all else, our members are encouraged to:

1. Explore and Experiment
Unless we’re completely focused on getting a specific feature done, feel free to try something new out! Every idea brought to the table is appreciated and discussed.

2. Work Stress-free
We’re here to push boundaries in the AI consumer world, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun along the way. Our entire team emerged from the internet, so we’re a long ways from professional.

3. Ask For Help
No one is all-knowing. Sometimes all you need a little poke in the right direction to get something done. Never be afraid to reach out if it means getting your problem solved sooner rather than later.

4. Interact with the Community
Our community is what keeps us going, and we try to recognize that every single day. A primary goal of ours is to stay connected, and we pursue that by keeping in touch with our users through multiple different mediums.