Senior Backend Engineer at Tile
San Mateo, CA, US
We're looking for an awesome, fun, smart, hardworking, creative, friendly, responsible person to effectively help Tile execute on company vision, create great products, and make a great working environment.
The successful candidate will be passionate about best software engineering practices and have significant experience in all stages of the product development cycle. The job entails participation in the design, development, and deployment of highly scalable server applications. This candidate should ideally enjoy and participate in team lunches, as well as have drive to excel in the company.

Challenges you would help solve:

    • Assist in designing databases to manage our massive amounts of data
    • Building API's with clean interfaces
    • Creating systems that are highly concurrent and handle billions of requests
    • Collaborating with our architects to build components of the larger Tile network


    • Excellent coding, organizational and communication skills
    • BS or higher degree in computer science or a related field
    • 5+ years of experience in a production setting
    • Demonstrable mastery of Java or Scala, C++/C on the job experience in backend server development (J2EE/spring)Experience with REST APIs, Asynchronous Programming, Spring and/or Play Frameworks
    • Previous experience in highly scalable server side systems in production environment is a strong plus
    • Experience with AWS or other public cloud providers is a strong plus


      • Own equity in the company, every employee is a stakeholder in our future
      • Work with an adept team of people who love what they do
      • Daily breakfast and lunch along with company-wide events and outings
      • On-site gym access
      • Free parking
      • Comprehensive health insurance, dental, vision, 401k, and pre-tax commuter deduction
About Tile
Tile is creating a world where everyone can find everything that matters. When you’ve lost something, getting it back safe and sound can feel impossible. But thanks to Tile, there’s a community of people out there helping that thing you love find its way back home.
With over 85% of the market share, Tile devices, network and mobile app work together to help people locate more than three million unique items every day. Our global community spans 230 countries and territories, and we’re expanding more every day. We’re headquartered in San Mateo, California, and our investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, GGV Capital and Khosla Ventures.