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Senior Software Engineer - Backend



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

About the opportunity:

We are looking for a passionate Backend Software Engineer specializing in Cloud Platform, you will play a key role in designing, developing, and maintaining the core infrastructure of our SaaS platform. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to implement robust and scalable solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of a high-impact startup while working on cutting-edge technologies in the field of identity and access management.

You will:

  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services and APIs for our Veza platform, ensuring high performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with product managers, software engineers, and security experts to define requirements and architect solutions that meet business objectives and security standards.
  • Have a good understanding of the platform components (authentication, RBAC, micro-services, K8s, etc) to collaborate with the SRE team to drive Cloud-Prem deployments.
  • Continuously improve the performance of the metadata ingestion pipeline.
  • Implement logging, monitoring, and auditing capabilities to ensure visibility and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Continuously optimize and improve the performance, security, and scalability of Veza platform through code reviews, testing, and refactoring.

You have:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience:
    • Proven experience 5+yrs in backend software development, with a focus on platform.
    • Strong proficiency in one or more programming languages, such as Golang.
    • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs and microservices architectures.
    • Solid understanding of authentication and authorization protocols, standards, and best practices.
    • Experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, and familiarity with IAM services and features.
    • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, is a must-have.
    • Knowledge of database technologies (SQL and NoSQL), caching mechanisms, and distributed systems.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Our Culture:

We’re driven to build a strong company culture and are looking for individuals with solid alignment with the following:

  • Ownership Mindset
  • Act with Integrity
  • Guardians of our Customers
  • Opinionated Humility
  • Build Trust, Earn Trust
What we offer
  • Competitive salary and equity packages
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Pre-tax health care, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)
  • Flexible medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Monthly Connectivity Stipend
At Veza, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. For this position, the reasonably expected pay range can be discussed with your recruiter for the level at which this job has been scoped. Your base pay will depend on several factors, including your experience, qualifications, education, location, and skills. In the event that you are considered for a different level, a higher or lower pay range would apply. This position is also eligible for equity and a competitive benefits package.
Veza is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants according to applicable federal, state, and local laws. If a candidate with a disability requires an accommodation during the recruitment process, please email [email protected]

About Veza

Veza is the identity security company. Identity and security teams use Veza to secure identity access across SaaS apps, on-prem apps, data systems, and cloud infrastructure. Veza solves the blind spots of traditional identity tools with its unique ability to ingest and organize permissions metadata in the Veza Authorization Graph. Global enterprises like Blackstone, Wynn Resorts, and Expedia trust Veza to visualize access permissions, monitor permissions activity, automate access reviews, and remediate privilege violations. Founded in 2020, Veza is headquartered in Redwood City, California, and is funded by Accel, Bain Capital, Ballistic Ventures, GV, Norwest Venture Partners, and True Ventures. Visit us at veza.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.