Software Engineer - Backend

Location: San Mateo, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level


Wiser is the leading provider of actionable data for better decisions. Wiser collects and analyzes online and in-store data with unmatched speed, scale and accuracy. The Wiser platform then blends these insights with advanced workflow software to drive business value for brands and retailers. Using a unique combination of data science and human validation, Wiser offers integrated solutions for every aspect of retail, all in one place.

We're looking for a solid backend developer who has been around the block to help us build out our event driven microservices architecture. We work closely with Product, Customer Success, and Sales to create exciting new features and constantly improve systems. Own the code you write and speak freely about the product we will create together!
Essential Functions
A mix of the following skills could make you a great fit for this role:

  • You are excited about working at a startup and on a small, talented team.
  • You are excited about Node.js, microservices, and/or messaging systems, and can explain the benefits and detriments of these technology choices.
  • Hands-on work experience with AWS stack
  • Understanding of Big O notation and care deeply about code quality, performance, and execution.
  • You don't mind helping out on other areas of the stack if necessary.
  • You are comfortable taking part in design and decision-making processes with your peers.
  • Proven track record of delivering time sensitive projects in an environment where projects are time-sensitive.
  • Development experience on a SaaS product.
  • Experience with CI/CD systems.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Strong work ethic and proactive approach to problem solving.

Required Qualifications, Education, and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience of backend system development using modern framework/technologies.
  • Expert understanding of one or more programming languages like Node.js, Java, python, Go, Scala.
  • Experience with "Big Data" data stores and technologies (ElasticSearch, MongoDB, AWS Redshift) is a plus.
  • Experience with one of RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL).
  • Proficiency with a Linux environment.
  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in Computer Science or relevant technical degree.
  • Able to maintain regular and reliable work attendance

Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Travel - Occasionally as needed.

Work Environment - This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is required to sit for prolonged periods of time; balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee is required to operate essential office equipment, such as computer/laptop, phone, printer, copier, keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment on a regular basis.

EEO Statement - Wiser Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation of any kind. Wiser Solutions, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. All employment decisions at Wiser Solutions, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, family or parental status, disability, genetics, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by the state, federal, or local law. Wiser Solutions, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on any of these characteristics.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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