Senior Python Software Engineer

San Francisco
Engineering – AI Team /
Full Time /
At Connectly we are building revolutionary conversational commerce experiences. Unlike traditional shopping where you have to download an app, or sign up on a website, we allow customers to engage and transact directly within the thread.

By choosing Connectly you will join a VC-backed series A startup on a growth trajectory, work with our world-class team, and experience rapid career advancement opportunities.

About the team: CEO Stefanos was the global Head of Messenger at Facebook. CTO Yandong was CTO of Strava. Other founding members have experience working for Google, Facebook, Uber and other startups.

We are looking for an experienced python software engineer to join our team and work alongside our talented AI engineers to ship powerful messaging products. As our first dedicated Python hire, you'll begin owning systems previously maintained by the committee.

This is an in-person role at our San Francisco office (FIDI). Please be aware that due to the low success rate of the H1B visa lottery, we are unable to sponsor new visa applications.


    • Lead structure and design of new Python systems
    • Contribute to core chatbot servers and bot orchestration code - deployed as RPC microservices.
    • Contribute to Python RPC endpoints supporting our CRUD APIs
    • Contribute to core libraries
    • Contribute to DevOps
    • Lead migration dependency migration initiatives


    • > 3 years experience working with production Python codebases
    • Strong understanding of Python
    • Comfort with large Python programs containing many subpackages/sdks.
    • Async programming experience either `asyncio` or `threading`.
    • Experience in at least 3 of the following:
    • GRPC
    • Poetry
    • Pydantic
    • OpenTelemetry
    • Kubernetes
    • CI/CD tooling

    • Bonus:
    • Open Source contributions
    • Experience with large mono repos
    • Prompt engineering

We Offer

    • An amazing team to work with
    • Competitive pay & significant equity
    • Remote role
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
    • Unlimited Time Off
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Top of the line workstation
    • A supportive, caring and learning environment
Connectly is an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace that is distributed around the world.

We're a remote-first company with clients and team members across the world. We allow you to work from anywhere in the world anytime you prefer, as long as you are able to stay on top of deliverables and are able to overlap with the scheduled team meetings and close collaboration hours. (location-specific legal requirements permitting). At the same time we are also experimenting with hybrid work models, so please don't let that discourage you from applying!

We're looking to cultivate a highly creative, motivating, and collaborative environment as we aim to move fast and build quickly. Talk to us if you are interested!