Full Time

Lead Backend Developer

At Kumo, we are looking for an experienced Lead Backend Engineer with a strong engineering and systems designs skillset. We are looking for someone who has built performant search systems and is excited about building a cutting edge deal search engine. With strong engineering knowhow, great system designs and product vision, they will push our search technology forward and drive even more value for our enterprise users.

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Job Requirements

  • Drive technical design and implementation of our search and data processing infrastructure
  • Collaboration with ML+NLP researchers to build new search methods, pipelines, and infrastructure
  • Scale search pipelines to billions of documents that drive millions of searches
  • Experiment with end to end improvements from new search interfaces to data storage designs
  • Deploy and tune search algorithms, ranking systems, evaluation methods
  • Expand and scale our search systems and data model
  • Mentor other engineers on the team through activities like pairing and code reviews to promote a culture of technical excellence
  • Collaborate with other teams across Kumo to steward a coordinated strategy in a high growth environment
  • Work in a distributed architecture with APIs, and event driven architecture
  • Ship well designed, tested production code

About You

  • 5+ years of experience developing with search technologies, developing large scale data pipelines and scalable infrastructure
  • Experience architecting search products and managing search infrastructure
  • Experience with Python, Flask, Postgres, NoSQL, AWS, Kubernetes, NLP, Spark, and other big data technologies.
  • Experience planning projects and managing team-wide efforts to completion
  • Excited to be a part of an inclusive and remote culture