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Remote Engineer App Engine Job in December 2019 at Astra posted 27 days ago

Remote Engineer App Engine Job in December 2019 at Astra posted 27 days ago

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Astra


Backend Engineer

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Backend Engineer


Astra

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python

google cloud

api

app engine

python

google cloud

api

app engine

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Lead development and manage the lifecycle of Astraโ€™s API.\n \nAstra is an automation platform for the movement of money. We help make your financial life simpler, by empowering you with automated money management tools. Whether you are a consumer or small business, you get to spend less time managing your finances and put more money to work because we help put your cash flow on autopilot.\n \nThe Astra API is central to how our service executes financial automation for our users. We empower engineers on our team to contribute to the full spectrum of product development, from strategy to shipping, operations, and beyond. Since our service interacts with our usersโ€™ money, we have a high bar for performance with matching expectations for problem-solving and high-quality code. \n \nWe are looking to add a founding team member to lead our Backend development efforts. As one of the first Astra hires, you will be given competitive salary and equity compensation.\n\n\n# Responsibilities\n * Design, build, and maintain a Python API for our mobile and web apps to consume\n* Design, build, and maintain NoSQL and SQL databases\n* Enhance and maintain Google Cloud infrastructure\n* Build and maintain important third-party integrations\n* Collaborate with our frontend engineers to optimize frontend/backend efficiency\n* Debug production issues in concert with user support\n* Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes \n\n# Requirements\nSkillset:\n* * 5+ years of backend engineering experience\n* Python experience\n* APIs - Authentication, REST, JSON\n* Databases/Caches - Google Datastore, MemCache, Redis\n* DevOps - Google Cloud Platform (App Engine), scaling, logging, error collecting\n* Queues - Google Cloud Tasks, Amazon SQS or similar\n* Testing\n\nBonus:\n* Experience with Search - ElasticSearch, Algolia\n* Email / Messaging - SendGrid, Twilio\n* JavaScript / React / React Native experience\n* Interest in researching and implementing AI/ML tools\n\nWhat itโ€™s like to work at Astra:\nAstra is a next-generation financial services company focused on providing intelligent and automated solutions to individuals and businesses for the management of their money. We are solving the difficult problems of cash flow management with automation and we are seeking bright, motivated team members to help us build that future. We are a small but effective team based in SF with resources in LA and SV but culturally are remote first. We hire the right people regardless of location.\n \nWe are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of making your financial life simple and automated. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye single to fostering an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all. Weโ€™ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Astra team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated.\n \nAstra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.\n \nOur people are everything, our core values are real, and our mission is ambitious. Join us!\n\n \n\n#Salary\n$150,000\n \n\n#Location\n- ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUS-only

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