San Francisco, CA, USA


  • Design, build and maintain secure, reliable and innovative network solutions by utilizing: Go (Golang), AWS, Azure, GCE, etc. 
  • Work with a close-knit team of designers and engineers 
  • Document and drive best practices in: Software development, DevOps / Site Reliability, DB administration 
  • Manage continuous integration development


  • 3+ years of distributed systems experience
  • Fluent in the Go programming language
  • Strong networking experience
  • Able to write thorough tests
  • Able to benchmark, profile, and optimize code 
  • Someone that works best in an environment with a sense of urgency and can rapidly iterate on product/platform features


  • Javascript 
  • C/C++ 
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Engineering 
  • Startup experience

You should include these in your application

  • Code you’re proud of 
  • Products or projects you’ve worked on 
  • Links to your blog or your profile in online communities like GitHub, Medium, 
  • Twitter, Quora, or Stack Overflow 
  • Languages you are fluent in, both human and technical 
  • What you find most interesting about Backplane

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity 
  • Flexible, friendly work culture 
  • Fully paid health insurance 
  • Fantastic office location walkable to Bart in vibrant SF Mission district 
  • Comfortable dog-friendly office with a stocked kitchen 
  • Opportunity to join a fast paced, early stage startup and have an impact on the decision-making process

How to apply

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Does this job really require Go skills? If not, please report it and we will take a look.