Snr. Backend Software Engineer

Doowii, Inc.

Doowii, Inc.

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
About Doowii

At Doowii, we’re motivated by a shared mission to help every educator realize the full potential of each student by empowering them to effectively use data and analytics. Our vision is to democratize data analytics for all educators by delivering solutions that radically improve reporting and insight gathering.

Doowii is a data platform for educators which delivers meaningful insights by re-imagining analytics: we're enabling users to get the insights and answers they need from their data.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Doowii team, with experience in backend data engineering, automation, data pipeline management, system integrations, and ETL processes.

Responsibilities (You Will)

  • Leadership: Spearhead complex engineering projects to completion, facilitate technical discussions, set the direction for software development practices and standards, and support the engineering team at all levels. Demonstrate a high degree of independence and self-organization, proactively and without constant oversight.
  • Product: Utilize the latest data science, AI, and engineering technologies. Act as a decision maker for product architecture and design. Ensure the product design aligns with business objectives.
  • Back-End: Design and build a reliable and scalable data pipeline solution which can handle the demands of rapid growth and various data sets. Ensure the database is optimized for performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Integrations: Facilitate the integration of various data sources. Evaluate, validate, and test source data integrations for compatibility, security, and performance
  • Reliability: Troubleshoot and resolve product issues. Document product requirements, architecture, and design.
  • Security: Ensure security and data protection settings are designed, implemented, and configured correctly.
  • Optimizations: Identify opportunities and lead efforts to improve product and features performance.

Requirements (You Have)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of technical engineering experience with coding in languages including (but not limited to) Python, Java, and SQL.
  • 3+ years of experience using cloud-scale services and server/service management features.
  • Proven ability to work independently on technical projects.
  • Strong ability to navigate ambiguity.
  • Confidence to drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and autonomy in decision-making.

Additional experience the ideal candidate may have (“nice to have”):

  • Masters in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Awareness, passion, and experience related to Education Technology.
  • Prior experience in a startup environment.
  • Expertise in developing data analytics software.
  • Experience with LLMs, Vector DBs, and/or transformer models.
  • Proven track record of leading engineering teams and projects to success.
  • Experience in managing 3rd-party integrations, ensuring seamless data exchange and system interoperability.

If you do not fulfill all requirements in the job description, we encourage you to submit your application nonetheless.

Why work at Doowii

  • Competitive compensation
  • New-hire equity grant
  • Paid vacation & company holidays.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family.
  • A mission-driven culture and community
  • Unlimited PTO from day 1
  • Goal-setting, regular performance reviews, career-focused conversations, and internal trainings
  • Remote-work eligible

Doowii employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.

Equal Opportunity

Doowii is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our workforce. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters innovation, creativity, and collaboration. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, education, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Compensation Range: $150K - $190K