Senior Backend Engineer

Matterport Matterport

Matterport is shaking up the 3D world. Our team has developed an end-to-end 3D platform that allows anyone to create, edit, and share 3D models of real-world spaces. Our tools are already used by thousands of professionals in a variety of industries, including residential and commercial real estate,  travel and hospitality, business listings, and architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC.)

We’ve already established ourselves as a leader in the 3D and VR space, but we’re not stopping yet. We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer that is driven to deliver, passionate, and opinionated. You’ll be responsible for crafting and scaling services for the Matterport Cloud which serves billions of requests and over 15 million 3D views a month.

Ownership of key backend services that are core to everything we do
Craft and scale elegant APIs consumed by a multitude of applications and platforms
Facilitate technical discussion and design with the engineering and product teams
Collaborate with the entire engineering team on projects as an expert on reliability, performance, and efficiency.
Troubleshoot and mitigate the thorniest problems in our most mission-critical systems. Advise the team during postmortems on effectively avoiding repeated incidents.
Mentor and coach junior engineers to meet their full potential

5+ years designing and shipping scalable services
Advanced skill in Python
Significant experience with Linux, MySQL or PostgreSQL, and Git
A demonstrated ability in building customer-facing products
A track record of developing testable and maintainable code
Strong communication and presentation skills
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or a similar field preferred

Bonus Qualifications
Exposure to architectural patterns of large, high-scale web applications
Experience with Django, Ruby on Rails or similar modern frameworks
Experience with AWS


Matterport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.  We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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