About AspireIQ

AspireIQ is the leading influencer marketing and content creation platform for brands.

The AspireIQ platform makes it possible for today’s brands to build communities of influencers, ambassadors, customers, and fans to drive word of mouth marketing and create amazing content at scale. AspireIQ is trusted by hundreds of thousands of influencers and content creators as well as more than 400 leading consumer brands, including Samsung, HelloFresh, Purple, and Dyson!

We’re growing across the board – we’ve 3’xd our revenue in the last two years – and we’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Backend) to join our distributed remote engineering team! With a strong focus on growth and personal development, AspireIQ is the perfect place to develop your skills in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment. We’ve built a collaborative and supportive culture that espouses ownership and empathy, which has led AspireIQ to be named one of the “Bay Area’s Best Places To Work” by The SF Business Times.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced product-driven backend web developer that wants to help us build innovative solutions to support the ongoing success of great brands and their communities across the world. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll report directly to our Director of Engineering and will work closely with product managers, designers and fellow engineers. You can expect to lead large-scale features and projects on our web applications while working with an open and collaborative team.

Technologies used for this role:

  • Languages/Frameworks: NodeJS, Typescript, Python, Express, GraphQL, Django, Webapp2
  • Database: PostgreSQL (Google Cloud SQL), Google Cloud Datastore, Algolia
  • Monitoring: Datadog, Rollbar, Google Error Monitoring, Stackdriver Logging
  • Infrastructure/Systems: Docker, Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Tasks, Auth0
  • Development Tools: Github, Jira, VS Code

Other technologies we use:

  • CircleCI, React, Webpack, Storybook, Chromatic, React Testing Library, Jasmine

What you’ll be working on:

  • Leading solutions for very difficult problems and focusing on major projects for our platform and applications
  • Setting standards and driving engineering best practices for development and operational excellence for your team
  • Making reliable products by improving testing and monitoring for your team’s systems
  • Influencing your team’s technical strategy, software architecture and even product strategy
  • Implementing features and functionality that require database design and optimization
  • Managing and documenting APIs and interfaces to make it easier for your team to build on your work

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years experience building software applications
  • Highly motivated to build and improve products, even in a remote environment
  • Expertise with building web applications with NodeJS and relational databases
  • A true team-player; someone that looks for opportunities to collaborate and mentor
  • Deep experience with:
    • Scalable architecture and a variety of software design patterns
    • Reliable and scalable system design
    • Driving engineering best practices

Bonus points if you have:

  • Built systems that enable users to interact with and derive insights from a lot of data
  • Developed APIs and systems that support third party applications
  • Scaled robust systems to ingest and combine data from multiple sources
  • Have an interest in marketing, social media, e-commerce, or photo and video content creation

Benefits and Perks

  • Work-Life Balance
    • Flexible work from home policy
    • Unlimited vacation policy
    • 4 months paid parental leave
    • Work from home & wellness reimbursement ($60/month)
  • Growth
    • Personalized career planning sessions
    • Annual education credit of $2500
    • Mentorship program
    • Visibility into operations across the company
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance + 401(k) (where applicable)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.