Lead Backend Engineer - El Segundo

Lead Backend Engineer needed to join a growing company specializing in automotive technology.  Clients include automotive OEMs, finance companies, mobility startups, and other trailblazing companies looking to become leaders in the mobility era.

 The Lead Backend Engineer will work with a small team of quick learners who can see the big picture, dive into the weeds of complex technical problems, and take ownership of projects. Lead Engineer will work to further develop their unique platform as well as help design new ways to improve and expand the platform across multiple mobility services and technologies.

 Lead Backend Engineer Responsibilities include:

  • Work directly with our CTO to define and shape a scalable architecture

  • Lead the creation of modules and microservices that will power our flexible platform

  • Own the development of algorithms and engines to solve unique mobility problems

  • Construct robust web services for internal/external customers

  • Implement best practices for robust testing and CI/CD

  • Assist in the hiring of a stellar team of engineers

  • Work closely with our operations team to identify and prioritize the highest-impact product improvements

Qualified Lead Engineers will have:

  • Strong technical skills with demonstrated prior development experience

  • At least 1+ solid year of Python experience.

  • Interest in mobility, transportation, and startups

  • Can-do attitude. Initiative to solve problems and don’t mind getting your hands dirty.

  • Experience in web and/or mobile application development

  • Knowledge/interest in machine learning and optimization algorithms

  • Understanding of automotive software and electrical architecture

  • Experience and understand of Python (Flask), PostgresSQL, MongodDB, (DocumentDB, Athena), Redis, AWS, Docker

Company Perks

  • A fast-paced startup experience

  • Competitive salary and equity package

  • Ground-floor opportunity in a growth startup

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Casual culture

  • Healthcare, dental & vision insurance