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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

About Sprig

Sprig is a user insights platform backed by top-tier investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, and First Round Capital. Our suite of products enable our customers to combine traditional analytics with qualitative product data so they can build an exceptional product experience for their users. Leading tech companies like Notion, Square, Dropbox and Figma use Sprig to build best-in-class, customer centric products. Most recently, we’ve partnered with Calendly and TripAdvisor and continue to see exceptional growth and diversity within our customer base.

At Sprig, we pride ourselves on being a people-first company, where your contributions truly matter and are valued. We were recently awarded by Fortune as top 50 best places to work in the US, and top 50 Places to Work in the Bay Area by Built In. Come join our mission of building products users love and have a real impact on Sprig’s future.

More about our mission, values, and why it's a great time to join us can be found here.

About this Role

We’re looking for a talented Backend Engineer to join our Data Team. The Data Team at Sprig is responsible for the backend architecture, data ingestion, processing and storage systems, as well as playing a critical role in ensuring our platform's reliability, scalability, and performance. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to design, build, and maintain features and the infrastructure that powers our innovative product research solutions. Ultimately, your work will have a direct impact on the success of our customers by providing reliable, scalable, and insightful research tools, so they can build customer-centric products that resonate with their users.

This role is based in San Francisco with 2-3 days working in the office.

Your Impact

  • Enabling customer insights via implementing and optimizing features that power our event-based targeting systems.
  • Collaborating with product managers, AI engineers, and product engineers, you will facilitate the integration of backend systems with other components of the platform.
  • Staying ahead of the latest technologies and integrating them into our systems will keep Sprig at the cutting edge of product research solutions. Your proactive approach to innovation will ensure our platform remains competitive and capable of meeting future challenges.
  • Driving data integrity and security by managing and maintaining databases. This is crucial for maintaining the trust of our clients and ensuring the accuracy of the insights generated by our platform.
  • Enhancing platform scalability and performance by designing and developing robust backend systems.

Your Strengths

  • 2+ years of software engineer experience with focus on platform, backend system, data infrastructure, or distributed computing.
  • Experience with some of the technologies we use, e.g., Redis, Kubernetes, Postgres, ClickHouse, Kafka, gRPC, REST, WebSocket, and S3.
  • Write high quality production code using Node.js or Golang.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Quick learner and good team player.
  • Experience with low latency high volume data stores and platforms is a big plus.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Employee Equity
  • 401K Program
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • FSA/HSA Benefit
  • $150/month Commuter Benefit
  • Additional Wellbeing Benefits
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Hybrid Office Policy
  • Lunch available 5x a week in SF and NYC
  • Dinner available 2x a week in SF
  • Company Sponsored Social Events

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We prioritize diversity within our team and value different perspectives, educational backgrounds, and life experiences. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

We’re “Great Place to Work” Certified! Check out our profile.

Employee Pay Disclosure

The base salary range for this full-time position is $140,000 - $170,000 + Equity + Benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all locations (San Francisco, CA; New York, NY). Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your Recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include equity or benefits.

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