Senior Backend Engineer at Pantheon

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Pantheon

Title: Senior Backend Engineer

Location: United States (Remote)

Sr. Back End Engineer – Python

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About Pantheon

Pantheon is the only WebOps platform built from the ground up for agility. We help our customers win, where the digital experience starts and matters most – their websites. We empower teams of developers, marketers, and IT professionals to focus on delivering business results while Pantheon handles uptime, performance, scalability, and security. We are the fastest growing Drupal and WordPress platform in the world, powering over 300,000 sites and serving billions of pages every month. Happy customers include some of the most recognized names in high tech, higher education, and NGOs, such as Patch, Apigee, UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Google, DocuSign, docker, and the United Nations.

With 35% of the web running open-source and significant investments in a $200 billion total addressable market, we are growing aggressively into a huge market opportunity and looking to expand our organization.

The Role

As a Senior Python Engineer at Pantheon, you will be building and maintaining microservices using Python 3, Django, Cloud SQL, and Graphql. You will help make rapid product innovations possible, stabilizing services, and driving the architecture shifts that unlock our ability to scale teams.

At Pantheon, we build our apps using reliable frameworks and tools that we know and trust including Python3/Django, MySQL, a CI pipeline, and a cloud-native container-based infrastructure orchestrated with Kubernetes. If you have fluency in these technologies, it is a plus, but we have also benefited from diverse experiences. Pantheon’s core company values are Trust, Teamwork, Passion, and Customers First. Within Pantheon engineering, we value collaboration, quirkiness, autonomy, and a non-blame culture. We’re enthusiastic participants in several open-source communities and have real relationships with many of our most active customers. If all of this sounds interesting to you, read on!

Cool Things You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with multiple skill sets and disciplines to design, build, and maintain APIs and services that underlie our customers’ experience
  • Work with engineers from multiple teams to continue our investment in improving our service architecture
  • Own your team’s production systems, measure and track their health, and assist our dedicated support team to resolve production issues
  • Maintain a CI pipeline for testing and deploying microservices
  • Mentor other engineers and provide thoughtful feedback

What you Bring to the Table

  • You enjoy and have experience with web applications and APIs written in Python.
  • You can contribute to technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions.
  • You are a clear communicator, able to represent your contributions and ideas with clarity while remaining open to the contributions and ideas of others.
  • Take pride in what you can do as part of a team.

What We Offer

We have all the usual perks and benefits but what we can really offer you is a fantastic work environment powered by an amazing team.

  • Industry competitive compensation and stock option plan
  • Unlimited time off and sick days
  • Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Top-of-line equipment
  • Fun at WordPress and Drupal community events
  • Extra benefits like a stipend for reading books and your work-outs and a whole suite of paid apps for mental as well as physical health and wellbeing
  • Events and activities both team-based and company-wide that inspire, educate and cultivate

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