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We're on a mission to help the world make time for what matters

Senior Back End Engineer

$100k – $180k
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Clockwise & COVID-19

Clockwise is actively hiring for this position and will review your application.

We are monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic as the health, safety, and comfort of our community, employees, and candidates remain our number one priority. We appreciate your understanding as we’ve modified our hiring processes during this situation.

Parts of this job description are specific to Clockwise during the CA state & local COVID-19 response.

Who we are

Clockwise is an intelligent calendar system that frees up your time so you can work on what matters. We want to help people escape the chaos of work and find their focus. As the world's first company powering time, Clockwise creates, detects, protects and negotiates Focus Time to help individuals and teams anywhere in the world be more productive at work.

Clockwise is looking to hire a Back End Engineer to join our growing engineering team. We value engineers who build for the end user, find fun in difficult problems, sweat the details, and love pushing code. We're a humble, fast-moving, and fun team building a consumer-centric culture with empathy, authenticity, focus, drive, curiosity, and enthusiasm.

Clockwise is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. We're proud to have the backing of Accel and Greylock Partners. Our team has decades of experience from places like Twitter, Asana, Salesforce, and Google. Join us as we help the world make time for what matters.

What you'll do

  • Build an intelligent time management system that puts time back in people's day
  • Commit and push code every day
  • Architect back-end systems that deliver real-time, intelligent features
  • Develop algorithms to model user behavior and predict how to optimize time
  • Contribute to high level strategic decisions
  • Collaborate on design and UX with people who love product
  • Directly influence our feature roadmap

About you

  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to architect thoughtfully engineered systems
  • Expertise modeling data (relational and non-relational) as well as processing information at scale
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and functions to ship great product
  • A deep desire to learn and hone the craft of engineering
  • Passionate about productivity tools and workflows

Our stack

Java, Postgres, Kubernetes, Node, Typescript, Relay, GraphQL, and more

Work location

Clockwise is currently working remotely in accordance with San Francisco’s “Stay Home” ordinance.

Clockwise is accelerating the comfort & normalcy of remote work for our users as well as our employees. We’ve designed a remote work experience that exemplifies our values-driven culture and velocity by modifying our weekly rituals and adopting new technologies.

The Clockwise HQ is in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco; 3 minutes from CalTrain & 10 minutes from BART.

What we offer (non-exhaustive)

  • Competitive total compensation package with generous equity
  • Premium medical, dental and vision plans
  • 401(k) plan
  • Commuter & wellness stipend
  • Daily team lunches, kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Company happy hours, social events, and outings

In the Press

"Clockwise helps teams organize (meetings) in a “batched” fashion, so that they occur back to back, preserving as much uninterrupted time as possible on each employee’s individual calendar." The New Yorker - Cal Newport, “Can Remote Work Be Fixed?”

"Try Clockwise, a Google Calendar extension that optimizes your calendar to help you find uninterrupted, focused work time—not meeting time." The Wall Street Journal - Joanna Stern, “Living the Coronavirus Work-From-Home Life? Here Are All the Tech Tips You Need”

Forbes - H.V. MacArthur, “Effective Time Management While Working Remotely During The COVID-19 Pandemic”

TechCrunch - Lucas Matney - “Accel & Greylock-backed Clockwise launches an AI assistant for Google Calendar”

Product Hunt, Product of the Year 2019 runner-up - Ryan Hoover - “Announcing the 2019 Golden Kitty Award Winners”

What drives Clockwise

Empathy - we work to fully understand our customers and teammates, especially when we disagree

Authenticity - we speak openly and candidly while embracing our teammates’ individuality

Focus - we spend our time deliberately and don’t wait to do the things that matter

Drive - we relentlessly pursue success and aren't afraid to get outside our comfort zone

Curiosity - we seek out opportunities to learn and continuously question how we can improve

Enthusiasm - we love what we do and are excited to share it with the world

Clockwise is looking to build a diverse team of individuals that share our core values. If these values resonate with you, please apply below or email us at careers@getclockwise.com.

Location
San Francisco
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Hiring contact

Michael Lipschutz

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Health, dental & vision

Health, Dental, and Vision benefits are managed via Gusto.

Parental leave

Equity

Meaningful equity, standard vesting schedule & extended exercise window

Company meals

Lunches with the team everyday Dinner on Tuesdays & Thursdays

Wellness benefits

Monthly gym membership, fitness class, meditation subscription, or anything that helps you maintain a healthy life, Clockwise will contribute $100 a month

Commuter benefits

Clockwise will contribute to your commute via pre-tax commuter card or Clipper Direct.

Company events

Hackathons, socials, off-sites, etc.

Mobile & mifi

If you use your phone for work and/or regularly need to tether to a device for data while commuting, Clockwise can help.

Clockwise at a glance

We're on a mission to help the world make time for what matters

Clockwise focuses on Enterprise Software, Productivity Software, Communications Software, and Collaboration Software. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Clockwise has raised $29.3M of funding; their latest round was closed on June 2020.

You can view their website at https://www.getclockwise.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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