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Software Engineer - Backend

Who We Are

The Instil engineering team is responsible for building and maintaining all the features that power our product. We are a highly collaborative team who enjoys partnering with design and product to create delightful experiences for our customers.

We are looking for Backend Engineers to build features, design and implement APIs to power our applications, and iteratively improve the performance and reliability of our systems as we learn and grow. We value simplicity, we develop iteratively, and we support each other through clear and respectful communication.

Our team is growing, come grow with us!

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What You Will Do

  • You will work collaboratively with Product Design, Product Management, and Backend and Frontend Engineers in a cross-functional team on product features.

  • You will propose architectural solutions and take part in design sessions, design reviews, code reviews, and implementation.

  • You will design, build, maintain, and improve APIs, services, and systems.

  • You will be responsible for the health of your code in production.

  • You will improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.

What You Possess

  • 5+ years experience building cloud based web applications.

  • Proficiency in functional or imperative programming languages -- e.g., PHP, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java.

  • You have developed and operated applications in AWS.

  • You take pride in your work and are responsible for operating and maintaining it.

  • You write code that is maintainable and testable in a CI/CD environment.

Nice To Haves

  • You have experience with Serverless infrastructure and frameworks.

  • You have working knowledge of DynamoDB.

  • You have built products that use ElasticSearch.

​If you are excited to join us, send a note to careers@instil.io with links to your work and experience.

Also, even if you don't see a role that perfectly matches your experience, we encourage you to reach out! We know impostor syndrome and the confidence gap are very real barriers and we don't want them to get between us and amazing candidates.