Backend Engineer - Internal Tools

LaunchDarkly (View all Jobs)

Remote - US

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Interview Process

1. Informational phone screen with Eng leadership 2. Take home project 3. On-site interviews

Programming Languages Mentioned

JavaScript, Java, SQL, C++, Golang


As a Software Engineer, you will join the Internal Tools Applications Development Team. You'll participate in new feature development end-to-end, building applications used throughout the organization. We're looking for someone who thrives on solving difficult backend problems, and putting new features in front of users. 

What we use:

Go, Apex, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, TypeScript, React, Redux, AWS, Terraform, Salesforce, Stripe, Netsuite

What you'll have the opportunity to do:

  • Architect solutions to high impact problems at the nexus of engineering, finance, and sales

  • Write well-tested and well-organized production-quality code, with an emphasis on maintainability

  • Craft user-facing features in our API-driven interface

  • Identify areas of improvement and advocate for best practices

  • Actively participate in code reviews

  • Have an active voice in shaping both technology and product decisions

  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of backend software engineering experience

  • Proven experience and fluency with server-side web development (e.g. in Golang, Java / Scala, C++)

  • Strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, distributed systems, concurrency, and threading

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, a positive attitude, and empathy

  • Self‐starter and problem solver, willing to solve difficult problems and work independently when necessary

  • Able to own and drive cross-functional projects from requirements gathering through production rollout

  • You value high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices

About LaunchDarkly:

LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves hundreds of billions of feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry standard methodology of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka "dark launching"). LaunchDarkly has SDKs for all major web and mobile platforms. We are building a diverse team so that we can offer robust products and services. Our team culture is dynamic, friendly, and supportive. Our headquarters are in Oakland.

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Don't let the confidence gap get in the way of applying! We'd love to hear from you.

We've partnered with KeyValues to help demonstrate the amazing culture we've built here at LaunchDarkly, find more info at https://www.keyvalues.com/launchdarkly.

LaunchDarkly is also committed to giving back to our community and is a part of Pledge 1%, an organization that helps companies make this a priority. Through this initiative and its charitable arm, the LaunchDarkly Foundation, the company is committed to such causes as supporting education for the underserved, homelessness relief and moving towards having a net-zero carbon footprint. You can find more about the LaunchDarkly Foundation and the organizations we serve at https://launchdarkly.com/foundation/.

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