Overview

Grammarly is looking for an experienced backend engineer to lead and mentor our growing engineering team. We are building a top-class automated English proofreader powered by a wide range of digital might and magic.

Our goal as a company is to launch products that delight users. We ship and iterate very quickly, deploying new code at least daily. Our back-end infrastructure and services are a critical component of our product experience, and we need engineers who are excited about improving and scaling our platform; we already have millions of users and are growing exponentially.

What you will do:  

  • Work closely with Product Managers and other teams to build and launch new user-facing features and support existing ones

  • Design, develop, and deploy backend services with a focus on high availability, low latency, and scalability. Example of such services include user management, authentication, and billing – critical functions that support our main products

  • Work closely with DevOps team to build new utility services and backbone APIs and also performance-tune and monitor critical services

  • Build instrumentations to measure and evaluate features and system metrics to drive an awesome user experience and rock-solid service performance

  • Work with the following set of technologies: GitHub, AWS, Jetty, Gradle, MySQL, Redis, Memcached.

  • Code primarily using Java, but we don’t confine ourselves to a single programming language. We believe in using the best tool for the job while maintaining a bias toward the tools the team knows the best. We have components in Java, Erlang, Python, Lisp, and server-side Javascript

  • Lead and help grow the San Francisco engineering team for Grammarly

  • Provide significant contribution to technical architecture and engineering processes

About Grammarly

Grammarly is looking for an experienced backend engineer to lead and mentor our growing engineering team. We are building a top-class automated English proofreader powered by a wide range of digital might and magic.Our goal as a company is to launch products that delight users. We ship and iterate very quickly, deploying new code at least daily. Our back-end infrastructure and services are a critical component of our product experience, and we need engineers who are excited about improving and scaling our platform; we already have millions of users and are growing exponentially.

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