Senior Backend Engineer

πŸ‘‹Β Read about Deta first!

At Deta we are trying to push the limits of two critical technologies β€” personal and cloud computing β€” for developers around the world.

We are seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to join our team and help us design and build scalable and reliable backend systems that power our products and services: Deta Cloud and Deta Space.

Your Role

  • You will be responsible for architecting, developing, and maintaining reliable and performant backend systems
  • You should be able to take ownership of projects and lead the development efforts, while also being able to collaborate effectively with others and cross-functional teams
  • You should act as an advocate for adoption of best practices in backend system design and development standards

Your Profile

The following profile is a just suggestion, and we will hire engineers who don’t satisfy all the requirements but they are amazing at something important.

Our core stack is: Go, Kubernetes, AWS (EKS, EC2, Lambda, etc), Nginx and PostgreSQL.

  • 4+ years of experience with backend engineering and design
  • Deep experience with modern programming languages, preferably including Go and/or Rust
  • Deep knowledge of cloud platforms, such as AWS or GCP
  • Experience with database design and management
  • Experience with developing and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience with Git and version control systems
  • Experience with containerization technologies, such as Docker
  • Experience with unit and integration testing
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Passionate about building scalable and reliable backend systems

Our Typical Process

  • Initial call
  • Skills deep dive
  • Call with the Deta CEO
  • Trial project
  • De-brief & references
  • Offer

πŸ–– To apply, please send an email to with your CV, a cover letter and links to things you've built, if you have any.