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<div> <strong>Documents.</strong> They are a part of most of our daily lives. And yet we just can’t find them.</div><div> </div><div>The number one problem people have with documents is finding them across all the apps they use.</div><div> </div><div>The FYI team is hard at work to solve this massive problem. When you join FYI, you’ll be working with co-founders Marie Prokopets and Hiten Shah on innovative solutions to it.</div><div> </div><div>We’re a fully-remote customer-focused team of 10 who are improving how people collaborate with each other.</div><div> </div><div>Now, we’re in the midst of building features to empower teams and companies to find the information they need quickly. </div><div><br></div><div>We’re hiring a Senior Backend Engineer to become a key team member that helps fuel our growth and build a product companies love to use.</div><h1>Job overview </h1><div>As Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll be working on the challenge of being able to aggregate and organize information from dozens of apps seamlessly and quickly. </div><div> </div><div>You’ll help FYI make sure the product delivers on its value proposition: finding the information people need at work, right when they need it.</div><div> </div><div>What You’ll Do:</div><ul> <li>Architecture design, API design, data modeling.</li> <li>Data processing, search indexing, API layer.</li> <li>Time series and ranking algorithms.</li> <li>Code standards, code reviews, technical planning/research, testing/QA.</li> <li>Investigate and resolve bugs/customer issues.</li> <li>Assist in scoping, estimating, and planning of projects.</li> </ul><h1>Who we’re looking for</h1><ul> <li> <strong>You should know AWS, including</strong>:  API Gateway, CloudFront, CodeBuild, DynamoDB, Elasticache, Kinesis, Lamba, RDS, S3.</li> <li> <strong>You’ve got 5 years of experience with:</strong> Chalice, Elasticsearch, Flask, Python, PostgreSQL, SQL, Redis, Serverless.</li> <li> <strong>Bonus Tech Qualifications: </strong>Extensive experience working with APIs, Docker, Go, JavaScript, Kubernetes, React, SSR, previous remote working experience.</li> <li>You have high accountability and ownership of your work.</li> <li>You have a bias towards action. You love to move fast, are self motivated, and a life-long learner.</li> <li>You care about working on fast-growing products while iterating and sweating the details.</li> <li>You’re willing to do whatever it takes, even if this means working outside of your role (backend help frontend, frontend, handle customer support, etc).</li> <li>You’re able to effectively balance speed/quality/tech debt and make engineering decisions that enable speed and quality results.</li> <li>You’re a product thinker who cares about the customer.</li> </ul><h1>What’s it like to work at FYI?</h1><ul> <li>We love learning from customers and being data informed. You’ll be working on a product that is backed by customer research from the start.</li> <li>Moving fast is a requirement so we can iterate based on what we learn from our customers.</li> <li>We highly value and celebrate clear communication and clarity of thought. Because the number one problem of remote work is communication, we’ve written about it <a href="https://usefyi.com/remote-work-report/">here</a>. </li> <li>We love sharing what we learn about how people work and collaborate online. <a href="https://usefyi.com/switching-document-apps/">Here’s a recent article</a> on why people switch document apps.</li> </ul><h1>You should include these in your application</h1><ul> <li>Your favorite AWS service and why you like it.</li> <li>Why you want to work at FYI.</li> <li>Your resume, LinkedIn profile and GitHub. We want to learn more about you.</li> </ul> <p><strong>To apply:</strong> <a href="https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/fyi-senior-backend-engineer-4">https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/fyi-senior-backend-engineer-4</a>

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