Backend Software Engineer at Ensnare

Location: Chicago

Job Type: Full-Time

Description: Job Title: Backend Software Engineer Description Ensnare is dedicated to developing innovative security products that improve the safety and security of communities and homes. We offer a fast paced, highly collaborative, startup environment where you will be inventing and developing transformative products to improve the lives of our customers. You will be working alongside extremely talented engineers and creative designers from inception through delivery of a revolutionary product. We are seeking a Backend Software Engineer who thrives in a fast paced environment and is passionate about creating a world class customer experience. This opportunity requires experience in backend engineering spanning Python, AWS, and API design. You will be responsible for implementing business logic and microservices that power our latest home awareness and security product. The ideal candidate is motivated by developing software to solve complex problems, is always reading up on the latest technologies as it relates to backend and cloud engineering, and is passionate about building quality technology as well as achieving operational excellence. If you are committed to teamwork, hustle, and learning you will thrive in this role. The most important characteristics for this role are aptitude, a passion to learn, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. While we do not prioritize years of experience or educational pedigree, preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrable track record of success delivering new features or products. The ideal candidate has thrived and succeeded in delivering high-quality products and features in a hyper-growth environment where priorities can shift quickly. The candidate will have a strong OO design and implementation experience as well as excellent Python coding ability. Working knowledge of API design, Flask, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Firebase, S3 and has experience in deploying backend software to AWS compute resources such as Lambda, ECS, etc. It is a bonus if the candidate also has had data engineering experience building out data pipelines and robust consumption layers of various high variety data repositories. Experience developing software in a modern DevOps environment that leverages Git, unit testing, and Continuous Integration will be particularly useful in this role.

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Job Posted by: Mark Hoffmann

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