Staff Backend Engineer - Go (Remote)

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About Zello

Zello is a voice-first communication platform, powered by our industry-leading push-to-talk technology, to improve collaboration and productivity for desk-less workers. With over 175+ million users, we’re the #1 rated push-to-talk app in the world, delivering 9 billion (yes, with a B) messages a month. 

At Zello, our company values are at the heart of what we do everyday. We’re proud to serve the frontline, we’re privileged to connect people in times of crisis across the globe, and we’re honored to support first responders.

And this is where you come in.

We are looking for a skilled engineer to join our platform team, building reliable, performant, and scalable systems. You will be responsible for creating innovative technical strategies with solid design principles to execute effectively on time. We'd love to speak with you if you have a strong background in developing software for cloud-native enterprise solutions!

After your first year, you will

  • Assist the platform team to plan and execute various projects on time and within budget

  • Design and implement improvements towards a scalable and reliable backend service-oriented architecture

  • Engage with the production engineering team to migrate towards a fully automated cloud infrastructure

What you’ll do

  • Act as a mentor to fellow developers, sharing knowledge and contributing to the team’s continuous improvement and growth

  • In collaboration with the application teams, contribute to the backend technology strategy and execution

  • Provide architecture and technical leadership, and leverage cutting-edge technologies to improve backend services continuously

  • Evaluate and evolve engineering process for the team

  • Design, code, and troubleshoot new features while debugging as necessary

  • Write clean code to develop functional backend applications

  • Manage tools and processes for handling analytics data and metrics that measure and evaluate the quality of services deployed

  • Work with the production engineering team to deliver scalable and reliable backend services

  • Provide the architecture migration roadmap and execution plan to scale Zello’s backend infrastructure

Who you are

  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • At least ten years of working experience as a software engineer 

  • Ample knowledge and experience in cloud-native architecture design and implementation

  • Extensive experience in Go and Linux

  • Experience in backend API and microservices

  • Experience in NodeJS, C++, MongoDB, MySQL, or Elasticsearch is a big plus

  • Problem-solving attitude and flexible mindset

  • Collaborative team spirit

#LI-Remote

We hire for potential, passion for our mission, and a knack for solving difficult problems over checking every qualification box. We have competitive pay, equity with significant upside, and intentionally design our benefits to encourage healthy and well-balanced employees, from flexible work schedules to unlimited paid time off. We even offer a sabbatical after every five years of service so you’re able to pursue and enjoy what matters most to you. And of course, we wouldn’t be a technology company in Austin without a ping-pong table and free snacks in our break room. Join us!

Zello provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
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Technology we use

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What are Zello Perks + Benefits

Zello Benefits Overview

We’re a technology that functions seamlessly so frontline workers can get the job done. We view benefits in the same way: we give you the resources and support to do what you do best the best way you can do it.

Our team-building events, from destination hackathons to weekly social gatherings, are essential to our culture. We offer a large open office plan that encourages transparency and makes it easy to collaborate and create a work product that matters.

We also focus on giving our employees everything they need to maintain a work-life balance. 100% paid health insurance for employees. Work-from-home days and flexible hours. Unlimited PTO. A $2000 annual professional development allowance. A 4% match on our 401k. A six-week sabbatical after 5 years with us. All of these benefits help us attract and keep the very best, so that we can be the best.

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Zello offers flexible work hours, so you can work when you're most productive.
Remote work program
Most Zello employees work a hybrid schedule, three days a week in the office and two days a week from home.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Zello covers 100% of employee dental insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. We also cover 50% of the cost difference for employee partners and dependents.
Vision insurance
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with an allowance for glasses and contact lenses.
Health insurance
Zello covers 100% of employee health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield. We also cover 50% of the cost difference for employee's partners and dependents.
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Zello's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) matching
Zello's 401(k) retirement plan matches employee contributions up to 4% of their annual base salaries, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company equity
All Zello employees receive options upon joining the company.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
From day one of employment, Zello offers up to 12 weeks of paid leave for parental leave for the primary caregiver, with up to 8 weeks of paid time off for the secondary caregiver.
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 6 weeks of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company. Employees who elect to take their sabbatical later than their 5th year get even more time off!
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Zello believes in taking care of its employees, which includes paid sick days as needed.
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Zello holds regular paid team events and a destination hackathon each year.
Free snacks and drinks
Zello has a fully stocked kitchen including snacks, fruit, coffee, sodas, sparkling water, and tea.
Some meals provided
We love our breakfast tacos on Tuesdays and team lunches on Wednesdays, provided by Zello.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Zello holds weekly happy hours or other social events to allow employees time to bond and relax together.
Onsite office parking
Zello employees don't worry about where they will park - we provide free covered parking in the garage next door to our downtown office.
Relocation assistance
Relocation Reimbursement Assistance is available for approved roles.
Fitness stipend
Zello reimburses up to $50 each month for employee fitness programs.
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Zello employees are eligible for an annual professional development allowance for up to $2k.

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to all this, we also get to enjoy a lovely outdoor patio with views of the downtown skyline. And last but not least, we take the whole company periodically for hackathons - the next one is in Mexico!

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