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Backend Engineer


1 month ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Software Development

At Getaround, we’re building a global platform to enable a future where all cars are shared. There are more than 1 billion cars in the world, and these cars are parked, on average, more than 95% of the time. With instant and keyless carsharing via our patented hardware and software platform and our industry-leading mobile apps, we’re helping communities around the world share these underutilized resources to reduce their vehicle footprint while increasing mobility solutions.
As the world’s leading connected carsharing platform, we’re looking to bring on a Backend Engineer to help turn our current runway into profitability by building systems, features and technologies that support this first-of-it's-kind transportation company. Our  goal is to be the first profitable carsharing company by early 2021, and we need your expertise to meet it!

What you'll be doing
  • You’ll be tackling some of the most challenging technical problems in the transportation marketplace space, specifically around scalability, availability, latency, dynamic pricing, and supply/demand
  • Build backend services and features as well as APIs that power our native client apps
  • Work within a microservices architecture
  • Squads & Guilds: Our team structure allows you to be part of a cross-functional team, or “Squad”,  working in a variety of products/features in a domain, while also being part of the backend “Guild” of fellow engineers to own guild-specific services and share development best practices

What you'll need
  • 2+ years of experience building stable, high-performing services in Pythonic, well-crafted, Python 2.7 as well as experience with Python 3
  • Experience developing with git-based source control, ideally in a team setting with pull requests
  • GCP or AWS experience

Additional awesomeness
  • Experience building microservices
  • Docker experience

Benefits and Perks
  • Platinum plans for medical, dental, and vision to take excellent care of you and your family
  • Generous Stock Options and robust 401(K) to help you save and plan for retirement
  • Remote First Workplace, flexible work hours, and flexible PTO (we mean it!)
  • Subsidized monthly gym membership to keep you strong and flexible
  • Education stipend to promote your career development and growth
  • Monthly Getaround credits and discounts for your friends and family

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