Senior Back-end Engineer

at Pigeonly, Inc. open_in_new
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Job type
full time
1 year ago

Job description

We're looking for a Senior Back-end Engineer to join our team. You should be able to break down complex problems, and design elegant, easy-to-maintain solutions that are resilient and robust. You should be comfortable working in an existing codebase and have the judgment to make necessary changes to existing code while managing risk. You should also have the ability to gather requirements from business managers, gain insight into business processes, and communicate ideas clearly to team members in order to support multi-person projects. Candidate must work in our Las Vegas office.



  • At least five years experience creating web applications using an MVC framework
  • Experience with multiple dynamically-typed languages, preferably including Python, Javascript, and Ruby.
  • Back-end MVC framework, preferably Flask
  • Experience working with relational databases and SQL.
  • Experience working with noSQL databases, preferably MongoDB.
  • RESTful API design
  • Test Driven Development
  • Source control, preferably git
  • Experience with Docker

Bonus Skills / Experience:

  • Linux command line
  • Regular Expressions
  • Server admin/configuration especially Nginx, Google Cloud, K8
  • Microservice architecture

Company description

Pigeonly is a Y Combinator Company building technology products for the overlooked and underserved. To date we've launched multiple product offerings that address and solve communication barriers between inmates and their support network of family and friends.

We are a small team of creative rebels (currently 25-30 people) and have a flat and open structure. We have a collaborative culture built on hacking ideas, code, and business models. We're looking for additional trouble makers to join our team who enjoy solving huge problems, disrupting archaic industries, and are not afraid to dream big.

Interested in the position? Apply now!