Senior Backend Engineer (remote role)

Engineering · Zurich, Zurich
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time

Who we are

ren ( 仁 ): The Confucian virtue denoting the quality of being altruistic
Ren is on a mission to help people strengthen and leverage relationships to achieve their goals and create more value. We're an early-stage startup with hubs in New York and Zurich. We raised a $5m Seed round from an incredible group of founders, leaders, and investors.

Using cutting-edge Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning technology, Ren helps leaders, deal-makers, and chiefs of staff stay on top of important moments in their networks, and makes it fast, easy, and personal to reach out with the right context.

About the RoleAs a full-stack/backend/SRE engineer with a user-centric focus, you will be reporting directly to the CTO and working in a small team of machine learning experts, designers, full-stack frontend, backend, and iOS developers. You'll be responsible for various parts of the product, with a focus on the backend and infrastructure.

If this opportunity excites you, we encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the qualifications.

What You Bring

  • You’re an excellent communicator (English written and spoken) and an independent builder that thrives in fast-growing distributed work settings.
  • You’ve built, managed, and scaled backends from scratch to production deployments.
  • You are familiar with or willing to learn our stack: Python/Fastapi, Terraform, Ansible, Linux, Docker, Postgres, Celery, Gitlab, Jenkins, ElasticSearch.
  • Your core focus is backend, but you have full-stack experience, from DevOps to UI.
  • Bonus: Experience with CI/CD tools
  • Bonus: Experience with AWS
  • Bonus: Experience with web development (TS/next.js, React)
  • Bonus: Experience with iOS development (ReactNative, Swift)
  • Bonus: Experience with TDD (Test Driven Development)
  • Bonus: You have contributed to open source projects.


What we offer

  • Our values guide how we work together and treat each other. Read about our Vision, Mission, and Values and tell us about your favorite value in your application.
  • We’re a distributed team with hubs in New York and Zurich. We regularly meet in our hubs and some of the coolest places in the world.
  • We help you set up your home office and offer co-working memberships in your area. We value freedom and flexibility to work from wherever we want and set our own schedule.
  • We care about your health & wellness and offer generous vacation policy and additional perks to make your work & life at Ren exceptional.

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  • Location
    Zurich, Zurich
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time