Byte Foods is Hiring! Backend Engingeering Manager
IoT vending refrigerators that solve the office "food desert" with over 100s of offices live in the bay area, from KQED (NPR) radio to Cisco
We're looking for our backend techlead/manager to own the software that manages the growing fleet of fridges and the data they create.
Engineering is a mix of local and remote; 2-3 days/week in the San Rafael office is ideal so you can easily sync with the business team and iterate rapidly.
- technical leadership: able to balance sound eng process, code quality, 24x7 issues, with startup needs incl experimentation, rapid release, etc.
-management experience including local mgmt (manage-up) and remote eng staff. Current team is ~4 part-time engineers in central Russia.
-set and enforce standards for quality, efficiency, documentation, etc.
-Interface with PM and execs, incl "manage up" to ensure that demands are reasonable and will lead to desired business result.
-Take lead in designing the database to support analytics and the software to manage a growing fleet of fridges.
Required Skill Set:
-Experienced backend/database engineering manager, ready to scale with us.
-Cares about process and serious attention to detail - can spot "code smell" in seconds.
-Good startup attitude: won't let "good process" stop us from shipping a ton of stuff quickly.
-Experience with our platform: AWS/Linux, HTTP/REST/JSON, Node, MySQL. Some Python.
-Geographically compatible with San Rafael. 2-3 days/week work-from-anywhere welcome, but please plan for ~3 months of intensive learning about the IoT kiosks, the codebase and food distribution business.
-Can live on seed-stage salary, excited about equity, company growth, personal growth and impact.
Required Skill Set:
MySQL and Postgres
Node.js and Python
internetworking: DNS, HTTP, JSON, etc.
AWS basics: EC2, S3, RDS, etc.
must be comfortable with Linux e.g. command-line, startup scripts, process mgmt, etc.
some experience working on a world-class 24x7 operations team, e.g. monitoring, security, etc
Location: San Rafael, CA or Marin
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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