Senior Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Engineering
Full-Time

Job Description:

As a Senior Backend Engineer at Keepsafe you’ll empower millions of people who use our apps daily. You’ll have the opportunity to make a direct impact immediately. You’ll work autonomously and design and own a significant part of our codebase. You will be working at the forefront of security, smart encryption, key management, data transcoding, secure and fast cloud sync, and back-end custom analytics development for the future.

Our Tech Stack: Android-Kotlin, iOS-Swift 3, Python 3.x, AWS, Postgres, Java

Responsibilities:

-Collaborate directly with our product and design teams
-Develop core pieces of infrastructure
-Continuously find ways to optimize and scale

Skills & Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-5+ years of professional programming experience and deep knowledge in one or more programming language
-Deep knowledge in Python3
-Experience with AWS - especially EC2, DynamoDB
-Experience shipping production code and building well-designed APIs
-Experience with distributed systems
-Comfortable with Keepsafe's web stack
-Comfortable with mobile app development

Bonus:

-Startup experience preferred
-Experience using Keepsafe a plus!
-Passionate about the Keepsafe mission

About Keepsafe: 

Keepsafe’s mission is to make privacy and security simple. We believe that everyone should have the same control of privacy in their digital life as they do in their physical life. We’re working on a family of products to make it easy for people to protect their personal space. With over 60 million users on our existing products—we’re just getting started.  

Our engineering team is at the forefront of security, smart encryption, key management, data transcoding, secure and fast cloud sync, and back-end custom analytics development for the future. By working at Keepsafe, you can expect to collaborate directly with our product and design teams and work with your peers to make impactful decisions about how things get done. Learn more about some of our software on Github and our Engineering blog.

Our Recruitment Process:

Our interview process consists of several stages, each one allowing us get to know you better, professionally and technically. It is also an opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of our culture and the work we do. We move quickly and go from initial screen to an on-site within a week or less pending availability. If all goes well, we will have an offer by the end of the full day on-site. 

Read our CEO’s post about "test driving" at Keepsafe to learn more about our hiring process! 

Why Keepsafe:

Keepsafe is a San Francisco, post-series A profitable startup planning to double our team in the next year. Our mission is to make privacy and security simple. We’re dedicated to protecting people’s personal space. More than 60 million people rely on Keepsafe’s secure vault to protect their private photos, videos and documents.

We have a commuter-friendly office in SOMA and a creative, welcoming workspace. Our team is diverse, humble, passionate, kind and forward thinking.

Our engineering team is at the forefront of security, smart encryption, key management, data transcoding, secure and fast cloud sync, and back-end custom analytics development for the future. By working at Keepsafe, you can expect to collaborate directly with our product and design teams and work with your peers to make impactful decisions about how things get done. Learn more about some of our software on Github and our Engineering blog.

Our Recruitment Process:

Our interview process consists of several stages, each one allowing us get to know you better, professionally and technically. It is also an opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of our culture and the work we do. We move quickly and go from initial screen to an on-site within a week or less pending availability. If all goes well, we will have an offer by the end of the full day on-site. 

Read our CEO’s post about "test driving" at Keepsafe to learn more about our hiring process!