Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.
A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation
Checkr is looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join our Candidate and Evaluation group. This group is focused on building products to both enable employers to make better decisions in the hiring process as well as fostering an ongoing relationship between employers and employees. You will work on building a differentiated platform for hiring and trust and safety.
- Own the product development from ideation, design, implementation, to release
- Ensure the quality, reliability, and scalability of our services
- Partner with product and management in project planning
- Demonstrate expertise in at least one or two areas where you can drive technology (e.g. micro-services, API design, TDD, NLP, infrastructure, open source software)
- Building shared code, with an eye for developer experience - reusability, readability, modularity, documentation, etc
- Spearhead adoption of best practices for the entire team to improve code quality and velocity and provide mentorship to junior engineers
What you bring:
- 5+ years experience as a software engineer working with languages such as Ruby, Python, or GoLang.
- Strong understanding of infrastructure behind a micro-service architecture
- Deep understanding of microservices design, REST APIs, and asynchronous queueing models
- Strong collaboration, communication and project management skills
- A strong sense of ownership
- A great desire to learn, collaborate, improve, and innovate
The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors. In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $129,200-$152,000.
What you get
- A fast-paced and collaborative environment
- Learning and development allowance
- Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
- 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Up to 25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
- Flexible PTO policy
- Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend
Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr
Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.
Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.