BackEnd Engineer


Peerspace is creating a world where it’s easy to bring people together, starting with making it easy to find the perfect place to meet, create, and celebrate. Our Airbnb-like marketplace uncovers the world’s most unique spaces - like lofts, rooftops, and art galleries - and makes them ready to use for meetings, events, even film shoots.
Over 1 million people have come together in a Peerspace, and we’re looking for people who want to help us reach the next 10 million.
We are looking for a senior software engineer with 5 or more years of experience developing back-end services. This engineer will join the back-end team and collaborate in the architecting, design and implementation of our API and related services. This role requires familiarity with technologies that are common on the back-end, including operational aspects, scalability, databases, caches, search engines, etcetera.
Minimum 5 years of work experience
Working with any language likeClojure, Node.js, Java, Python in back-end development
Likes problem solving
Can think in the short, mid and long terms
Understands issues related to scaling systems both in traffic but also in complexity
Willingness to use and learn new technologies
Nice to haves:
Experience with Clojure
Experience with MongoDB or any NoSQL database
Experience with functional programming
Experience with API design and micro services
Experience with Kubernetes
Experience with Google Cloud Platform
Experience using Docker Containers
Experience with SQL databases 
Experience in Peer-to-Peer marketplaces
Any experience outside software development
Help maintain and add features to existing backend services (Primarily Clojure and Javascript ES6 )
Create new Clojure andNode.js backend services
Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to complete projects and solve problems
The majority of the team is based on the West Coast in San Francisco and Los Angeles all currently working remotely. Will consider other timezones 
Join a team reshaping a $500B industry.
Competitive salary with employee stock options and access to a 401k
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Take-it-when-you-need-it vacation and sick days
A flexible work environment
Dog friendly culture
Weekly catered lunch
$500 annual professional development allowance
20% discount on all Peerspace bookings
Peerspace is a community marketplace that makes planning gatherings - starting with finding the perfect space - simple. Whether it’s a loft for a party, a rooftop for a film shoot, or an art gallery for a meeting, Peerspace empowers people to create one-of-a-kind experiences at any price point. As a community marketplace, Peerspace makes it easy for individuals and businesses to monetize their underutilized space and share it with an audience of millions.
Founded in April of 2014, Peerspace is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. The company’s investors include Foundation Capital, Structure Capital, Red Bridge Partners, and 31VENTURES.

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