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Welcome to your social calendar.

Software Engineer, Backend

$120k – $170k • 0.25% – 1.0%
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Welcome to your social calendar – chat, statuses, and event discovery all in one place! Connect with real friends, share what you’re up to, organize events, or discover what’s happening nearby. Cue is a more private social experience that focuses less on sharing and more on participating. Follow calendars of interest, see what your friends are up to, and see nearby events. Everything you need to better manage your personal life and make plans with friends is in a single place.

What you’ll do:

• Design and implement core backend infrastructure at scale - ranging from API design, data persistence, user management, and recommendation systems
• Work across teams to understand product requirements, evaluate trade-offs, and deliver the solutions needed to build innovative products
• Help make our team better by contributing to code reviews, documentation, and development process
• Advocate for and apply best practices when it comes to availability, scalability, operational excellence, and cost management
• Effectively mentor junior team members

Minimum qualifications:

• BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of software development experience
• Experience with backend services or distributed systems
• Desire to create world-class user experiences
• A love for tackling tough technical challenges
• Ability to collaborate and work well with others

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience in at least one of the following areas:
• Large-scale microservice infrastructure and distributed systems
• Cloud computing and data storage systems
• Machine learning and natural language processing
• Security
• Internal tools
• Proven track record of operating highly-available systems at significant scale
• Experience with Go and/or Python
• Experience with NoSQL, Memcache/Redis, gRPC, Kubernetes, Docker, or Google/AWS services

At Cue, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Cue is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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