Staff Backend Engineer

Wealthfront Redwood City, CA
* Design, implement, test and maintain backend components: application, data, infrastructure, analytics and deployment

* Design and build systems with automated instrumentation and monitoring

* Live and breathe resiliency and uptime

* Consistently improve maintainability and stability of the codebase


* 6+ years of prior backend experience

* Expertise in Java or similar language (such as C++ or C#)

* Experience with online data stores (preferably MySQL)

* Experience with offline data stores (preferably Hadoop stack) a plus

* Experience with at least one scripting language

* Real passion for agile, test-driven development, continuous integration and automated testing

* Deep understanding of distributed systems and functional programming paradigms

* BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, math, physics or related field

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