Principal Backend Engineer
Who We Are:
LitLingo deploys AI and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) on top of business-specific communications to help companies make the most of their internal data. We build and deploy machine-learned models involving industry-specific litigation risk, fraud/waste/abuse risk, employment risk, product liability risk, IP risk, customer service optimization, and diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to help companies increase sales, automate workflows, and improve organizational efficiency by improving and enriching all inbound and outbound communications.
We have a growing list of marquee customers, and we focus on industries including Technology, Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Media, and Telco. Our culture is fast-paced, results-oriented, and places a premium on innovation. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and equity. If you’re looking for a ground-floor opportunity in an inspiring space, look no further.
What You’ll Do:
- Own large pieces of our backend codebase: Python, Flask, and SqlAlchemy
- Lead projects pulling performance critical parts out of our core codebase into high performance real-time microservices.
- Develop data/analytics pipelines
- Measure and improve performance across all of our systems.
- Build integrations with third party APIs: Slack, o365, Zendesk, Teams, etc.
Skills and Experience:
- 5+ Years working professionally with distributed systems
- Experience with Python and microservice architectures
- Comfortable working with a small team in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
- Experience in all stages of the Software Development cycle from concept to production
- Demonstrated ability to lead projects
- Experience writing Rust and/or Go
- AWS, Kubernetes, Kinesis, ElasticSearch, terraform
- Experience developing highly scalable backend microservices in AWS
- Experience working with NLP, Spacy and/or Huggingface is a plus
What You’ll Get:
- Competitive compensation and benefits that include medical, dental, vision.
- Open and inclusive work environment
- Catered Lunch Program
- Unlimited PTO
- The opportunity to work with a fantastic team building futuristic products!