Senior Backend Engineer at Artisan (W24)
$25K - $50K  •  
AI Employees Called Artisans, Starting With An AI BDR
IN / Remote (IN)
3+ years
About Artisan

At Artisan, we're on a mission to create the most advanced human-like digital workers, called Artisans, and the software operating system for startups across verticals. We're starting with sales through our Artisan Sales platform and Ava, The Sales Rep Artisan.

Our first Artisan, Ava, is a BDR who automates the entire outbound sales process and can be set up with a 10-minute conversation. Ava creates the user's ICP, prospects with her database of over 270M contacts, does lead research, crafts & sends highly bespoke email sequences, and books meetings into sales reps' calendars.

We recently launched Artisan Labs, our research lab where we're pioneering the foundational technologies required to create human-like digital workers.

This is the next Industrial Revolution.

About the role
Skills: Python, Redis, PostgreSQL

Artisan is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to become part of our rapidly expanding team. We're on a mission to create human-like digital workers, and the software operating system for startups across different verticals. Our first Artisan, Ava, is a BDR - she's been available to hire in beta for the past 2 months. If you pursue excellence in your work, thrive in fast-paced settings and have a knack for developing seamless backend structures using Python, FastAPI, and PostgreSQL, Celery, we would love to hear from you!


Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code to develop tools that vertically integrate with our core sales representative. Work on backend frameworks and technologies, primarily focusing on FastAPI and PostgreSQL, to create a robust backend infrastructure. Build features that exceed the expectations of both our product team, and our users. Collaborate with front-end developers to ensure the system is cohesive and well-integrated, ensuring seamless functionality across the platform. Develop containerized applications using Docker, ensuring a streamlined deployment and testing process. Set up and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate testing and deployment, ensuring rapid development cycles and high code quality. Write well-documented, clean code and participate in code reviews to maintain a high-quality codebase. Ensure the security, scalability, and performance of the backend infrastructure, identifying issues and creating solutions to improve system performance. Stay updated on the latest backend technologies and trends, and incorporate them to ensure the technology stack remains modern and competitive.

Must-Have Skills

Proficiency in Python, FastAPI, Docker, PostgreSQL, Celery, Redis. 5+ years' experience with Python. Strong intuition on system design. Some familiarity with JavaScript and frontend technologies. Solid experience with setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines. 4+ years experience creating and consuming RESTful APIs. Meticulous attention-to-detail. Pursuit of perfection in your work. Experience in a B2B SaaS startup.


Unlimited PTO Equity options Bonus scheme, including sign on bonus WFH setup

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