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Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

The team at Jellyfish is changing how product development happens, helping engineering teams learn how to work together and communicate more effectively. Were in search of a backend engineer whos passionate about performance, scaling, and working with a lot of data. Ideally, youre performance minded and have worked on data ingestion and ETL processes. Experience building internal tools to triage and debug issues is a plus. This is a great opportunity to be a member of an exceptional engineering organization with high agency: where you can help shape the features your team builds and how your team builds them.

If this sounds exciting, wed love to hear from you.

What youll do:

  • Develop and improve upon data ingestion from external sources (e.g. Jira/Git) into Jellyfish

  • Implement observability and metrics tooling

  • Develop internal tools to enable teams to better support our customers

  • Handle customer escalations related to data ingestion

  • Design, plan and implement key features as part of a highly effective agile team

  • Provide technical expertise within your team and across the organization

  • Communicate effectively about project status, technical issues

  • Participate in your teams agile process and work to continually improve your teams capabilities

  • Provide support for production operations of the Jellyfish product

  • Actively participate in a culture supportive of growth and inclusion on your team

About you:

  • You know how to build and scale data ingestion pipelines

  • You are a strong programmer with extensive Python experience

  • You have familiarity with observability and profiling

  • You are great at asking questions, figuring out what needs to be done, building consensus, and executing

  • You consider both the needs of the user and the needs of the business when designing a solution

  • You love learning new things and sharing knowledge with others

  • You have strong communication skills, and enjoy working as part of a team

  • You are eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer

  • Located in EST or CST time zone

Bonus points if:

  • You have worked at a rapidly scaling startup before and loved it

  • You bring experience and opinions about the different ways engineering teams can work and the tools they use

We believe that it takes a diverse team to build the best company we can. Jellyfish welcomes people from all backgrounds and especially encourages applications from members of groups underrepresented in the software industry.

A list of job experiences and qualification requirements is great, but humility, a performance-driven attitude, and a team-player approach are most important to us. We love to have fun and win in the process. We only hire people who have a passion for building great companies in an environment where a sense of humor is a must.

Lets talk about us!

This is all about you, but you want to know a little about us. Jellyfish was started in 2017 as a team of three with one big idea: engineering is the core of modern business, so lets create and manage it that way! With the help of our customers, we have built the first Engineering Management Platform, providing visibility into engineering organizations, their work, and how they operate. We enable leaders to align engineering decisions with business initiatives and deliver the right software efficiently and on time.