Senior Backend Engineer

6 days ago

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The Cannabis Industry's Wholesale Platform

B2B SaaS • cannabis • e-commerce • order management • CRM

201 - 500

💰 $100M Series D on 2023-02


• Lead by example for other members of the team as a dedicated, passionate, and flexible technologist who is constantly looking for the ideal solution to a problem • Be heavily involved in architectural decisions and the buildout of LeafLink’s new, service-oriented, and event-driven platform • Involved with critical software design decisions that will have a lasting impact on LeafLink’s platform and products • Work on and develop new systems to provide credit and liquidity to the cannabis industry, including automation of existing workflows and credit decisions • Keep up to date on modern technologies and trends and advocate for their inclusion within products when it makes sense • Collaborate with multiple agile teams to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery • Work with other team members to build and provide industry-leading API tools that our dynamic user base has come to rely upon to power their businesses • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues quickly and effectively • Provide technical guidance and help mentor engineering, QA, operations, and product staff to deliver the best possible solutions for the company • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas • Move quickly and intelligently - seeing technical debt as your nemesis


• 5+ years working in a fast-paced software environment as an engineer focused on API services, supporting systems, and 3rd party vendor integrations • Proven track record of practical, thoughtful problem-solving • Python and modern web frameworks experience • Advocate for agile environments • Extensive experience working with relational databases and ORMs to interact with them • Queueing systems experience (Celery, SQS, Pub/Sub, etc.) • Experience or working knowledge of event-driven architecture, including using services such as Kafka and EventBridge • Familiar with software security best practices • Advanced experience with unit testing, its concepts, and associated tools • Well-versed in version control systems (Git) • Experience building applications and working with underlying systems that work within fully containerized environments (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus • An active member of the open source and New York tech community a plus • Experience in FinTech or related industries is a huge plus • An interest in the cannabis industry and/or the LeafLink brand


• Flexible PTO - you’re going to be working hard so enjoy time off with no cap! • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success • 5 Days of Volunteer Time Off (VTO) - giving back is important to us and we want our employees to prioritize cultivating a better community • Competitive compensation and 401k match • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision) • Commuter Benefits through our Flexible Spending Account

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