Senior Backend Engineer

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We're looking for exceptional engineers to design and deploy Patch’s novel platform primitives and API products. Nothing like Patch has ever been built before. There is no playbook detailing how features or products should be built. This role offers product-minded engineers the ability to take control of the roadmap and chart a course toward making the greatest impact.

Location
Palo Alto, Remote
Job Type
Full-time

Patch is building the infrastructure to power a climate positive economy and scale carbon removal. Businesses can leverage our API to automatically calculate their footprint and make any transaction carbon-neutral. Offset projects use our consumer-grade platform to manage their business, find new customers and scale their technology.

We're a small team of successful startup veterans building a category-defining business in an industry the world deeply needs. We're backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Version One, Pale Blue Dot, and are founded by the same team who helped take Sonder from 0 to 2B.

What you'll do

  • Design and deploy highly available and resilient platform primitives, APIs, and features.
  • Architect scalable, product-oriented systems able to handle billions of API requests annually.
  • Work through problems with your team, roll up your sleeves, form an opinion and advocate for engineering-specific roadmap items.
  • Strategize and collaborate with other Patch teammates to provide the best product possible to our users.

Your experience (must have's)

  • 5+ years of full stack or backend engineering experience with Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Kubernetes, Django, or related.
  • Eager to contribute to Patch’s carbon removal mission.
  • A passion for collaboration and history of establishing great relationships with UX and Product Management teams across time zones.
  • Curiosity and passion to constantly learn new things in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • A commitment to technical excellence, raising the bar, and delivering results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.

Your experience (nice to have's)

  • DevOps expertise.
  • Adhere to SOLID object-oriented design (OOD) principles.

Why Patch

  • Make a positive impact on the world, and work on a mission that matters.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Meaningful Equity.
  • Monthly wellness stipend.
  • Remote-friendly.
  • Low ego, collaborative culture.
  • Time-off As Needed Vacation Policy.

Commitment to Diversity:

Patch is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant, candidate, or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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