Senior Backend Engineer

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Senior Backend Engineer

About the role...

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Backend Engineer with extensive experience using statically-typed languages to join our lean engineering team in New York City. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining robust backend systems that power our applications. Your primary focus will be on leveraging your deep knowledge of systems-design to architect and build scalable and efficient backend solutions. Additionally, experience in DevOps and infrastructure management will be a valuable asset in this role.


  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of high-performance backend systems in our current .NET (v6), micro-service code base.
  • Own the migration efforts to a new backend architecture, helping inform a greenfield tech stack, the migration strategy, and the execution of the migration over time.
  • Report directly to the Head of Engineering - working together to design and architect new solutions and optimizations for existing code.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including frontend developers, mobile developers, and designers, to deliver robust and scalable solutions.
  • Architect and implement secure APIs and web services to facilitate seamless integration between our micro-services and our internal app clients
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the engineering team as a whole, ensuring best practices, code quality, and adherence to project timelines.
  • Optimize backend processes and infrastructure for maximum performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Identify and address potential security vulnerabilities, performance bottlenecks, and system inefficiencies.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to streamline deployment pipelines, automate workflows, and ensure continuous integration and delivery.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to backend development and .NET Core.


  • Extensive professional experience in backend development, with a strong focus on statically-typed languages such as C#, Java, or Go.

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) principles and design patterns.

  • Experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs and microservice architectures.

  • Strong knowledge of database systems, SQL, and query optimization.

  • Familiarity with AWS and deploying applications in a cloud environment.

  • Hands-on experience with DevOps practices, including infrastructure management, continuous integration, and deployment automation.

  • Proven ability to lead a team of engineers and drive successful project outcomes.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C# and familiarity with modern .NET frameworks.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform) and configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet).
  • Familiarity with logging and monitoring tools (e.g., ELK stack, Prometheus, Grafana).
  • Understanding of security best practices and experience in implementing security measures in backend systems.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in relevant developer communities.


  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Flexible work hours and unlimited paid time off
  • Hybrid remote work environment (we work out of our sister gallery space in the lower east side)

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