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Senior Backend / Core Engineer - Customer Experience Org


Remote / San Francisco, CA, US / Seattle, WA, US

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 03/15/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA
  • Salary Range: $160,000 - $210,000

About Vendia

The leading real-time data cloud, offering the fastest & most scalable way to share operational data across data silos, clouds & partners.

Job Description

Vendia’s Customer Experience (CX) engineering organization is seeking a Senior Backend / Core Engineer to leverage their expert knowledge of building and operating cloud native applications to deliver critical features across Vendia’s distributed data platform. The CX organization focuses on how customers interact with Vendia. Our teams are responsible for the console web experience, APIs, client SDKs and CLI, as well as full stack software that enables multiple roadmaps, including the enterprise experience, integrations, messaging, billing, and more. 

This role will partner closely with Vendia’s Product and Solution Architect teams to contribute product definition, design, and the implementation of APIs enabling new functionality across Vendia’s offerings. You should possess a deep understanding of best practices in operating and running highly available, performant SaaS / IaaS offerings 24/7/365. As an early member of the team, in addition to developing software, you’ll also help shape team operational processes and personnel growth through recruiting and mentoring.

As a Senior Backend / Core Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing and implementing a cloud-based, fully managed, server-side architecture at the core of Vendia’s real-time distributed data platform. 
  • Influencing the overall vision of Vendia’s offerings by collaborating with Product and Design teams to create suites of products that help customers manage large volumes of real-time data.
  • Implementing best practices, including automation, CI/CD workflows, testing and quality controls, security, performance optimization, and more.
  • Partnering with leadership to create engineering roadmaps that balance new features with rapid customer growth and engineering excellence.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience software development in a distributed engineering role with direct operational responsibility (oncall experience), preferably on a public cloud service.
  • Teaching-level mastery in at least one of the following languages: Node / TypeScript, Rust, Python, Java, Go.
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g. DynamoDB), Serverless AWS Services (e.g. AWS Lambda, API Gateway, AWS Cognito) or equivalent on Azure, GCP.
  • Experienced with industry best practices, including testing frameworks, CI/CD pipelines and OpEx.
  • Ability to plan projects, communicate status and deliver results while keeping high quality standards.
  • 4 year undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Math. 
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.


  • Prior experience at a startup or similar fast-paced environment, ideally with cloud-based applications, infrastructure services, and/or enterprise SaaS offerings.
  • Polyglot language experience that includes Python, Node/JavaScript, Go, and Rust.
  • Experience working with multiple clouds, including two or more of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Masters, PhD, or other advanced academic degree in Computer Science, Cryptography, or related areas.
  • Transparent work products, such as GitHub commits to a well-known open source project.
  • Willingness to engage in public speaking/events and perform customer demonstrations and training.


  • Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of factors and individual qualifications. Our salary range for this position for full-time employees in the United States is $160,000 - $210,000.
  •  Our benefits offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401 (k), Responsible Adulates Paid Time Off Policy, paid holidays including Winter Break, and a home office setup stipend.

About Vendia

Vendia is a remote first company, seeking employees within ± 5 hours of the US Pacific Time Zone.

Vendia’s platform helps enterprises automate and accelerate data workflows across business networks by facilitating secure, trusted, and controlled data exchange between multiple parties. Our customers use Vendia’s services to build unique and proprietary data applications to unlock new revenue, cost savings, and innovations across industries such as finance, manufacturing, travel, and supply chain. They recognize that the majority of business critical data exists outside their four walls, with external partners, and the value Vendia brings in connecting this data. 

Employees at Vendia appreciate the value of teamwork. We trust each other by being authentic, transparent and predictable. We embrace curiosity, and look for ways to grow ourselves, and the team. We own our successes, and failures. We love all aspects of software development, including thinking big, taking risks, and getting stuff done. Above all, we’re Kind Humans

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