Senior Backend Engineer

July 15

🇺🇸 United States – Remote

💵 $175k - $190k / year

⏰ Full Time

🟠 Senior

🔙 Backend Engineer







Beam Impact

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11 - 50


• Contribute to the software design and development of our backend APIs • Develop a breadth of knowledge across the beam suite of products contributing ideas and code across teams • Collaborate with our product managers, engineering and customer success teams • Design infrastructure components that optimize for the developer experience, scalability, performance, reliability, and long-term maintainability • Learn through code reviews, pair programming, 1-1 conversations, and broader team trainings • Gain knowledge of the nonprofit giving and e-commerce enablement spaces


• 4+ years building production APIs for complex applications • Proficient in design patterns, system architecture, SQL, AWS and RESTful web • Familiar with observability, performance optimization, continuous integration, automated testing, and cloud infrastructure • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience) • Strong communication skills and can explain & advocate for technical projects to nontechnical roles Bonus Points for • Experience building APIs for web & mobile consumption • Familiarity with the Shopify ecosystem & webhook patterns • Experience with TypeScript • Experience working in a startup


• Unlimited PTO with a required minimum of at least 2 weeks off per year • Flexible work from home policy • Competitive salary • Significant company stock options • Partial 401k match • Healthcare, vision, dental fully covered • Paid parental leave for all parents • $100 / month in wellbeing stipend to be used at your discretion (e.g., gym membership, mental health resources like yoga classes & meditation app subscriptions) • $750 / year in professional development (e.g., conferences, courses, books) • Option to work in our gorgeous NYC HQ with sunlight, plants, drinks, snacks, music and energy • Regular team events and volunteering • Regular on-sites every 4-6 months for the entire Beam team to come together for team-building in NYC • $1,000 referral bonuses for every new member of the growing Beam team that you send our way

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