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Come join us over here at Backblaze, we're neat! Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. If you share the same values and see a position below that excites you, we want to hear from you!


Sr. Full Stack Engineer

Department: Engineering
Location: San Mateo, CA

Senior Full Stack Developer

About Backblaze

Want to work at a company that helps customers in over 150 countries around the world protect their data? Do you want to challenge yourself with a business that serves consumers, SMBs, enterprises, and developers? 

Backblaze delivers high-availability cloud-scale services that our customers count on for reliable data storage.  The engineering team prides itself on getting work done, doing the right thing for our customers, and keeping a pace that is sustainable over the long run.  We do amazing things while working normal hours, and have time for life outside work.  

If all that sounds interesting, you might be interested to know that Backblaze is looking for a Sr. Full Stack Engineer!

What you will do:

As a senior full stack developer, you will build both non-user facing backend features as well as our web application. For the web application, you will utilize HTML, CSS, ReactJS and jQuery to develop intuitive, elegant user experiences. For the backend, you will utilize Java to develop multi-threaded performant services.

You will:

?  build customer facing features that impact the company's bottom line

?  work on the server side APIs that authenticate users when they log in, accept the backups,

manage the data, and prepare restored data for customers

?  convert mock-ups of frontend features to functional HTML/ReactJS web pages

?  lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, architect/design,

develop, test, and deliver

?  help chase down and diagnose customer issues

?  mentor junior developers

The Right Fit:

? 7+ years of experience Java, Servlets, Apache Tomcat

?  HTML, CSS, JavaScript (ES5), Bootstrap (with responsive targets)

?  JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, Angular, React or Vue.js

?  Understanding how to ensure cross-browser compatibility and browser security for features

?  Engineering best practices such as unit testing, and conducting code reviews

?  Using mainstream software tests, development tools / applications (Jira, Jenkins, Git, Splunk,

etc.)

?  Knowledge of HTTP and itís security best practices

Also a Plus:

?  Familiarity with ES2015+, User Behavior testing

?  Flux, Redux, SASS, Node

?  Software development within Java ecosystem

?  JSP

?  Python

?  Cassandra

?  Passionate about usability/interface design

?  Experience with automation testing tools, end to end testing, and the Selenium WebDriver tool

?  Basic SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them

?  Large scale systems supporting thousands of servers and millions of customers

?  Cross platform (Linux/Macintosh/Windows) - donít need to be an expert on all three, but cannot

be afraid of any.

Weíre looking for someone that is:

?  Passionate about building friendly, easy to use Interfaces and APIs

?  Likes to work closely with other engineers, support, and marketing to help customers

?  Is comfortable working independently on a mutually agreed upon prioritization queue (we donít

micromanage, we do make sure tasks are reasonably defined and scoped)

?  Diligent with quality control. Backblaze prides itself on giving our team autonomy to get work

done, do the right thing for our customers, and keep a pace that is sustainable over the long run As such, we expect everyone to check in code that is stable. We also have a small QA team that operates as a secondary check when needed.

Backblaze Employees Have:

?  Good attitude

?  Strong desire to work for a small, fast paced company

?  Desire to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technologies and work environment

?  Comfort with well behaved pets in the office.

Backblaze Perks:

?  100% healthcare for family

?  Competitive compensation and 401k

?  Full-time employees receive option grants

?  Flexible vacation policy

?  MacBook Pro to use for work plus a generous stipend to personalize your workstation

?  Fully stocked micro kitchens and strong coffee

?  Catered breakfast and lunches twice a week

?  Childcare bonus (human children only)

?  Pet-friendly office

?  Generous skills training policy to continue your professional development

?  Culture that supports healthy work-life balance

At Backblaze, we value being fair and good to our customers, partners, and employees. Thatís why diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values. We are committed to fostering a workforce where all employees feel a sense of belonging regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socioeconomic status, ability, veteran status, and education. We believe that our dedication to cultivating a diverse workspace not only allows us to better serve our customers in over 175 countries, but further reinforces our commitment to doing the right thing. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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