Back End Engineer at Candid Co.
New York City, NY, US

We are looking for a Back End Engineer to join the Candid Co. team to work across front end, back end, infrastructure, architecture, and data. You will be responsible for owning much of the development of our core applications and integration of third-party tools for our marketing, operations, and product teams.

We’re building a best-in-class consumer/healthcare brand and are looking for a developer who has an interest in customer experience in addition to the ability to execute on those ideas.

You will partner with our product team, design team and marketing team and will be responsible for developing sound technical solutions that will allow us to scale the business as we grow. You will report directly to our VP Engineering.


You’ll show a high degree of fluency in our stack:
Python (django framework) for the back end
AWS for infrastructure ie EC2 and AWS
React.js for the front end
Postgres for the database
Additional third party tools such as Stripe, Cloudflare and others to simplify services such as payments, CDNs, etc
Wide use of open source tools
Github-based rapid deployment environment
Architect the libraries and frameworks that power Candid Co. across the stack
Work across design and engineering to polish the product experience
Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation and deployment


3 years minimum experience as a Back End Engineer
Experience working on AWS
Experience working with growth and product teams to meet business needs
Proven engineering skills and strong CS fundamentals
Fluency in Javascript, HTML and CSS as well as Python (django) and React
Demonstrated instincts around building delightful user experiences, and can balance iteration speed with quality
Strong business instincts and fundamentals


Equity in the business
Medical and dental insurance
Commuter benefits
You will grow a lot here. You’ll be surrounded by employees with deep experience in their field, who have a strong passion for doing great work and constantly learning.
Easy access to work, across the street from 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W trains
Access to a washer, dryer, shower and a full kitchen at work
A collaborative, high energy work environment