Backend Software Engineer - Go/Golang

United States /
Research and Development – Engineering /
Full-time
😎Our Culture
Our number one goal at Quantum Metric is happy people, healthy and diverse culture. We’re passionate about empowering people to develop their passions, as well as ensuring that everyone feels supported along the way with training and development programs designed to accelerate your career. As a remote-first company, we stay connected through our numerous committees and resource groups, including the Woman’s Resource Group, Parent’s ERG, and our DEI committee, to name a few. By joining Quantum Metric, you will have the opportunity to accelerate the trajectory of your career in the highly competitive enterprise SaaS space. In 2021, 26% of employees received an internal promotion. 

By joining our team, you’ll help some of the world’s most recognized brands deliver cutting-edge digital experiences that empower employees to truly empathize with their customers.

🚀 Who are we? 
Quantum Metric helps organizations build better digital products faster. Our platform for Continuous Product Design gives business and technical teams a single version of truth that’s fast, quantified, and grounded on what customers actually experience. The result: Teams agree on priorities, build products customers love, and innovate with speed and confidence.

🔧 What will you do? 
The Platform Services team is responsible for creating and managing the platforms that power our products. For us, that means providing our teams with reliable, resilient, and performant data ingestion / data access systems. We ingest massive amounts of data, process it, and make it available for further use as quickly as possible. As a member of our team, you will have an opportunity to work on all aspects of these systems, typically using a combination of Go, Kubernetes, and hosted Google Cloud Services for your daily tasks.

While you'll occasionally work on the APIs and data pipelines that power our user-facing systems, you'll spend most of your time building the platforms that make the API and data pipeline work possible for other teams without our direct involvement. You'll work regularly with operations and other platform teams to continually enhance the stability of our systems, and you'll also work alongside our feature and data science teams to enhance our service offerings.
 
🐉 Who are you? 
You love developing software and your passion for building with code is palpable. You love spending time creating efficient, performant, and reliable data processing systems. You are particularly fond of building and using distributed systems to solve problems at scale. You love building applications and tooling on top of Go and Kubernetes, and you are familiar with how to make your applications observable for production operations.

While you’re a developer with a passion for writing good code, you also enjoy brainstorming sessions with your peers and product owners to discover the best solution to a problem. You see the importance of providing input and considering the points-of-view of those around you. At the end of the day, you enjoy being part of a healthy team culture that practices mutual respect.

🏅 Skills

    • You are skilled with Go and have some experience with JavaScript, Python, or C++.
    • You subscribe to the DevOps mindset and are comfortable with observability tooling.
    • You have built applications on top of Kubernetes.
    • You have familiarity with databases (relational and/or NoSQL).
    • Proficiency with JavaScript is another plus
    • You’re curious and self-motivated, so you’re probably really familiar with a variety of different tech. We understand the value of learning continuously and expanding out of your comfort zone.

💡 Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Code School Certification or equivalent
    • Experience with Go and Kubernetes.
    • Familiarity with JavaScript.
    • Experience working in a cloud environment.
    • Compensation: $125,000-$165,000

⭐️ Bonus

    • Experience with Google Cloud, specifically GKE and BigQuery
    • Experience with message queues (Kafka, Puslar, or Google Cloud PubSub) for building event-driven systems
    • Experience with NoSQL and/or relational databases


🏆 Perks and Benefits
This will be the best group that you ever work with! We support one another through challenges and win as a team. Your hard work will be well rewarded. Most importantly, you'll be strapped to a technology rocket ship bound for greatness! Your success at Quantum Metric will be a milestone in your career.
Group benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (99% Medical base plan paid by the Company)
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Telehealth options
Voluntary Life & AD&D, STD, LTD 
Healthy Rewards – Discount Programs
401k and Options / Equity 
Time off (PTO, Sick days, Holidays)
11 company holidays
Unlimited PTO
Summer Splash! Every other Friday off during summer
Sick leave (according to state mandated allocation)
Parental/Adoption Leave
In addition to our more traditional benefits, we also offer generous perks, a flexible work environment, and numerous resources for professional development and team building.
Promotional opportunities 
Rewards and recognitions programs 
Robust onboarding and training program
One-time stipend for work at home employees
Flexible work environments
Employee Discount Program (Perks at Work)
Employee Referral Program 
Lead Referral Program
MacBook Pro and awesome swag delivered to your door
Supportive and collaborative culture 
RECHARGE PROGRAM (after 3 years, disconnect for 3 weeks, no email/slack)


About Quantum Metric
As the pioneer in Continuous Product Design, Quantum Metric helps organizations put customers at the heart of everything they do. The Quantum Metric platform empowers a customer-centric culture, using quantified empathy to align business and technical teams to effectively prioritize customers needs based on business impact. 

Today, Quantum Metric captures insights from 20 percent of the world’s internet users, supporting nationally recognized brands in ecommerce and retail, travel, financial services and telecommunications. 6 of our customers come from the top 25 Fortune 500 Companies. Our customer retention rate is 97%.

In January of 2021, Quantum Metric secured its place as the first tech unicorn of the year with an above $1 billion valuation and a $200 million Series B funding round, and we are using those funds to accelerate our product and people growth. Quantum Metric has been recognized as an excellent place to work by the Inc 5000 and the Deloitte 500.

If your background matches the above role and you’re interested in joining a team of people with exceptional potential from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences, we want to hear from you.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Quantum Metric reserves the right to change, edit, and add duties and responsibilities of all job descriptions at any time, at its sole discretion, and to notify the respective employee accordingly. 

Quantum Metric is an E-Verify employer: https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf

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