Chicago, IL

Backend Software Engineer




Ubiety Technologies, Inc is dedicated to developing innovative device detection and RF signaling products that improve the safety and security of homes, businesses, and communities. We offer a fast-paced, highly collaborative startup environment where you will be inventing and developing transformative products to improve the lives of our customers. You will be working alongside extremely talented engineers and creative designers from inception through delivery of a revolutionary product.

We are seeking an experienced Backend Software Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about creating elegant and robust infrastructure to handle a wide variety of workloads. This opportunity requires hands-on experience in backend engineering spanning Python, AWS, microservice design & development, and API design.You will be responsible for implementing product features, business logic, and cloud infrastructure that power our latest home awareness and security product, HomeAware.

The ideal candidate is motivated by developing software that solves complex problems, is always reading up on the latest technologies as they relate to backend and cloud engineering, and is passionate about building quality, robust systems and achieving operational excellence. If you are committed to teamwork, learning, and hustle you will thrive in this role.

Our backend team owns mission-critical aspects of a rapidly growing product. You will have an incredible amount of impact on the current state and future direction of our cloud infrastructure, with visibility throughout the organization and a significant opportunity to take ownership and lead other team members. Our team moves fast, and is highly autonomous. If you can dream it, you will have an opportunity to build it.

In addition to a competitive base salary, this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience and performance. We believe strongly that if you contribute to adding to Ubiety’s value, you should share in that value.

Standard Salary Range: $100k - $150k Annually plus equity

What you'll need

Basic Requirements:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • Fluency in Python
  • Familiarity with basic AWS Services
  • Understanding of REST APIs and general API design
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure architectural principles
  • Hands-on experience developing and tuning server-side applications
  • Solid understanding of Database technologies such as SQL, pgSQL, and relational database schema design
  • Experience with Git and contributing to CI/CD workflows
  • English language proficiency

Preferred Requirements:

  • Primary work location in Chicago, IL highly preferred
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in a team environment contributing to a shared codebase
  • Ability to take a high-level feature idea and propose an architecture and solution and then implement it without a large amount of oversight
  • Experience delivering and owning web-scale data and infrastructure systems in production
  • Experience with cost-optimizing backend infrastructure
  • Expert-level knowledge of Python and latest features
  • Experience building applications in Go
  • Extensive experience with Docker
  • Experience building and deploying Machine Learning workflows in production
  • Extensive experience designing, developing, and tuning server-side applications, including in a cloud-based environment with high availability standards
  • Understanding of multiple NOSQL database options in addition to relational databases, and experience making decisions on which to use for various use cases
  • Familiarity with advanced, niche AWS services and database products
  • Experience leading and mentoring other Software Engineers (especially Backend Software Engineers and infrastructure engineers)
  • Experience implementing best practices for backend software development projects in a team environment (code reviews, style guides, unit and E2E test frameworks, etc)

What you'll be doing

  • Actively participate in the design of backend features
  • Collaborate on architecture definitions, always thinking of solutions that are scalable and secure
  • Develop quality code, with emphasis on correctness of the implementation
  • Implement and document new features and capabilities for Ubiety’s backend infrastructure
  • Contribute ideas for what we should be building next to support our product, business, and infrastructure scalability goals
  • Contribute towards evolving our architecture
  • Review teammates’ code, and respond to teammates’ feedback on your code
  • Mentor other team member

Note: These responsibilities are just a starting place! We’re a small company, we don’t have rigid roles, and we have a lot to do - we can help you grow wherever your interests take you.

What we'll do for you

  • A small, tightly-knit team that cares about each other, and cares about leveling everyone up together!
  • A high level of autonomy, and opportunity to take as much of a leadership role as you are interested in
  • A highly collaborative environment with an extreme level of transparency and visibility at all levels of the company
  • A true meritocracy - we care about deliverables, not drama or politics. We’ve got too much to do!
  • Competitive salary with equity ownership of a fast-growing company
  • Generous quarterly bonus incentive pool for accomplishing personal and company goals (including both cash and equity)
  • Continuous learning courses and training offered for free to all employees
  • Basic health care coverage at no cost to all employees
  • Flexible schedule
  • Unlimited PTO policy - Work hard, deliver on your goals, and then take the time to play hard, disconnect, and recharge.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled

Ubiety Technologies, Inc is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  Ubiety Technologies does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other protected characteristic in accordance with federal, state and local law.  

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