Backend Engineer

At Seek

US Based Remote or Hybrid for NYC Locals

About the Job
You’ll be a part of the core engineering team, building out the core API services that drive our mobile app. You’ll get the chance to have a huge impact, as you will be working on mostly greenfield development for major mission critical applications. You will be a part of a 3-5 person engineering team, and help design clean, efficient, and scalable systems.

You will have a lot of fantastic opportunities to work with a large number of different technologies, and learn and grow as an engineer. There’s no limit to the level of responsibility you can take on or the speed at which you can see your ideas take flight. You will be working directly with our CEO, head of product, and head of engineering. If you are a self-starter with a passion for problem solving and are someone who thrives in an environment that has very low barriers to innovation, then Seek may be the place for you!


  • 2+ years of experience as a software engineer, building backend APIs
  • Experience working with relational databases such as Postgres or MySQL
  • Experience working with agile processes
  • Creative problem solver with a passion for testing, debugging, and overall code quality
  • Independent problem solver, willing to take risks, fail fast, and iterate quickly
  • Good communication skills, and willing to work closely with product and design to deliver value to the user

Gold Stars: 

  • Python experience heavily preferred, especially working with Django
  • Experience with docker and docker-compose
  • AWS experience, in products such as RDS, ECS, Route53, API Gateway, Lambdas, Redshift, or Kinesis
  • Google Cloud Platform experience a bonus,with products such as Firestore, Cloud Compute, BigQuery, Places API, or Search API
  • Experience with ElasticSearch or Redis a bonus


  • Robust equity awards
  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance                    
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Learning & Development Fund 
  • Remote anywhere in the US or Hybrid in NYC — your choice