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Senior Software Engineer – Go, AWS/Azure, APIs, MySQL, Cassandra, Elasticsearch – remote US or UK

The Position
As a Senior Software Engineer at Theta Lake, you will be responsible for writing high quality code and ushering it all the way from concept to production. You will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced entrepreneurs to find creative solutions to tough problems where the management overhead is low and taking the initiative is encouraged and valued. You will report directly to the Director of Engineering for the backend team.

The Company
Theta Lake is a venture-backed startup focused on extracting insights from electronic communications (video, audio, chat, email) to assist regulated industries in meeting their compliance obligations. We believe there is a unique opportunity to combine the explosion in collaboration platforms with the emergence of machine learning and artificial intelligence to finally provide a comprehensive security and governance program to enterprises that are legally required to govern communications.

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Theta Lake was founded as a remote first company, with employees collaborating across three continents. Theta Lake welcomes the contributions of all people from any background.

Location and How to Apply
United States (CA, NV, TX, IL, NY, NJ, MA, VA, NC, TN, FL) or United Kingdom

We cannot sponsor visas at this time. Please do not apply if you are on an F1/OPT, H1B or other visa.

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$100,000/year to $200,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, location and market conditions. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include commission, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Theta Lake offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401(k), and health and dependent care flexible spending accounts.

We have these characteristics and like to work with people who do too:

  • Love of software engineering. Passion for building things.
  • Professional software engineering experience building and shipping commercial software with a team of engineers, preferably in a multi-tenant, cloud delivery model.

We’re excited if you also have some of these skills (or are ready to learn):

  • Mastery of at least one language from this list: Golang, C/C++, Java; or a well thought out argument for a language that is not on that list but should be.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the Linux server environment: networking, processes, threads, signals, command line.
  • Experience deploying, designing for and integrating with the AWS and Azure cloud environments: queues, storage, autoscaling, databases, roles and authentication, including deployment tools like Ansible and Terraform.
  • Understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases, and how to design their schema and interact with them.
  • Some familiarity with big data tools like Hadoop, Spark and Presto.
  • Experience with software processes in a multi-developer environment: requirements, demos, source code control (git), defect tracking (jira), estimation and planning, build, test automation, CI/CD, etc.