Founding Senior Backend Engineer at Pump.co (S22)
$100K - $180K  •  1.00% - 2.00%
The Costco for cloud is here 🔥🔥
San Francisco, CA, US
Full-time
6+ years
About Pump.co

Cloud spend is a whopping $500 billion/yr, the biggest growing expense category for any tech company - tackling these costs requires continuous effort and time from DevOps teams.

Pump is a building the fastest way to save ~60% on cloud spend. Our AI-powered platform not only fully automates savings but we also leverage the power of group buying for even greater discounts. Our mission is to use AI to transform the status quo of cloud cost optimization.

We are backed by Y Combinator and our founding team consists of seasoned entrepreneurs with prior exits. We have a transparent, collaborative and a fast-paced culture that prioritizes winning with a flat organizational structure.

About the role
Skills: Kubernetes, Node.js, Python, React, TypeScript, Redshift, PostgreSQL

You will play a critical role in building our platform, driving the technical direction of our company. This is a hands-on position that will involve working on all parts of our stack, from the frontend to the backend, and collaborating with other engineers, designers, and founders. A great opportunity for someone to create a lasting impact not only on the primary product but also on the company's values and vision, given our early stage - we hope Pump would be that career defining opportunity for all of us!

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the rest of the team to design and implement our backend, frontend, and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and designers to build a user-friendly and intuitive platform that meets our customers' needs.
  • Help define and execute the technical roadmap for our platform, balancing technical debt and innovation to ensure we can deliver on our business goals.
  • Inventing, extending, and maintaining development processes, tools, and workflows.

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience as a full stack engineer, with a focus on building scalable and reliable web applications, preferably at a pre-Series B startup. Having managed teams is a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in at least one modern frontend framework; experience with React and Next.js is preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, and familiarity with at least one Python backend framework.
  • Experience with AWS and knowledge of AWS cost and billing is a plus.
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration systems (e.g. Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with and enjoys creating prototypes and experimenting quickly.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and equity as an early member of our engineering team.
  • Full benefits package, including premium healthcare coverage for you and unlimited PTO.
  • Continuous learning and professional development reimbursements.
  • 3-4x/year company-paid team retreats.
  • Opportunity to work with a talented and dedicated team that values collaboration, innovation, and transparency.
  • 1 day work from home

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