Senior Backend Engineer (Remote)

| Chicago | Remote
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Who We Are:

We reward shoppers for digitizing their shopping experience. 

Our mission is to delight the world’s shoppers with a free smartphone app that is easy, smart and fun.

Why Join the Fetch Family?

We make it better for users even when that's difficult for us

We empower people with information and trust

We challenge ideas, not people

We think bigger and keep building

We find ways to bring the fun to Fetch!


We're committed to building an empowered and inclusive community of innovative and passionate people. As a growing organization, we need team players who can go above and beyond their individual responsibilities to help our company build towards its vision. If you are a creative, hard-working, and fun-seeking person interested in working with a close-knit group of highly talented people, this is the right place for you. Fetch Rewards is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Fetch’s next step in evolving the shopping experience will require a Senior Backend Engineer. You will build highly performant backend services to integrate seamlessly with our data stores, message queues, mobile and web platforms, and other systems. Success in this role requires the ability to take on challenging problems and design & develop an amazing solution with little to no assistance.

In your tool-bag
  • A deep understanding of functional and object-oriented programming
  • Ability to plan and implement complex data models
  • Ability to optimize poorly performing code, data queries, and network requests
  • Understanding of the complexity and failure domains of micro-services and distributed architectures
  • Ability to troubleshoot large scale production systems and explain both short and long-term solutions with trade-offs
  • Desire to prove the quality of the code with different levels of automated testing
  • Effective communication, including the ability to translate and explain technical issues to non-technical team members
  • An insatiable appetite for learning
  • Ability to thrive in a team setting with geographically distributed team members
You have experience with
  • Relational and eventually consistent databases (MongoDB, Postgres, MySQL)
  • In-memory data stores and caches (Redis, Memcache)
  • Version control system (Git)
  • Test writing and quality assurance
  • Service-oriented architecture
  • Mentoring team members and leveling up the team as a whole
  • High-level languages (Java, Scala, Go)
Bonus Points
  • Full-stack development (Kotlin, Javascript, React, Swift)
  • Messages queue and event streaming (Kafka, Kinesis, Redis Streams)
  • Continuous development
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, engineering or mathematics
  • Love of Dogs! . . . Or just tolerance. We're a very canine-friendly workplace


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Our building amenities include a fitness center, private theater, bike shelter, conference centers and more!

An Insider's view of Fetch Rewards

How does your team reward individual success?

We offer: Promotions in Title. Increase in salary. More responsibility. Allowing employees to be Empowered to make tough decisions! We give out Tacos on the regular to show appreciation as well!

Linds Siegel

Senior Technical Recruiter

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Second to none! At Fetch Rewards, the importance of work-life balance is ingrained into our culture. There is a mutual understanding amongst the members of each team of when and how we can be reached, which is especially important in a remote working environment. We have an unlimited PTO policy that fosters a sense of trust from our leadership team

Maddy

Recruiting Coordinator

What are Fetch Rewards Perks + Benefits

Fetch Rewards Benefits Overview

Medical, Dental and Vision that provides coverage from day 1.
Anthem, BCBS.
Paid PTO plus additional personal days.
Matching 401K plan.
Pet Insurance.
Pet friendly office.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1,000 of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 77% for annual eye exams with $150 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Nationwide Pet Insurance. We cover 100% for 1 per.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
During Covid we offer: Remote Yoga and strength training!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We match 25% on the first 5% you contribute.
Company Equity
Equity is available for most positions at Fetch Rewards!
Performance Bonus
Performance Bonus is based on individual productivity within the organization.
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
We provide employees flexible schedules based on the functions of the business.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We provide a pre tax program.
Company Outings
We host an annual holiday party and summer event!
Stocked Kitchen
We provide healthy snack options.
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Pet policy is dog friendly daily, Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Fetch Rewards offers employees professional development opportunities.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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