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Lead Backend Engineer

-Social Native-
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: December 25, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Described as the "Uber of Content", Social Native is a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to create, source and optimize authentic visual content in the most efficient way possible. Leveraging the world's first AI-powered creative platform, brands such as Unilever, Adidas, L'Oral, Crocs and Nestl Waters partner with Social Native to improve the performance of their paid and organic social strategy with a combination of Influencer Marketing, Custom Content, and Content Editing solutions.

With our acquisition of Olapic, we're changing the way marketers evaluate, refine and optimize their visual content strategy. This move solidifies our goal of delivering an all-in-one platform providing brands with data-driven insights, scales content creation, measures the impact of their work, and optimizes content for even greater results.

As Lead Backend Engineer you will be working with our Product and Engineering teams to build fast, scalable features that provide our customers with access to the multiple sources of content, from UGC to original content from Creators, available on our platform.


  • Design, build and optimize backend data endpoint services to support our platform features.
  • Design for scale to ensure high availability of our application data services
  • Take ownership of a feature and work through all life cycle stages for that feature including requirement analysis, design, development, testing and deployment
  • Work closely with our Support and Operations teams to identify and solve issues in the platform
  • Participate in sprint planning, standups, feature estimates and quality testing

  • 10+ years workplace experience in software development
  • Experience Node.js, TypeScript or another statically typed language
  • Experience with data-intensive applications and maintaining third party integrations
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Docker/OpenShift
  • Setting up data analysis pipelines
  • Has used Argo or Airflow before or is excited to learn these technologies
  • Experience setting up data pipelines to support reporting and analytics in a data warehouse
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microservices
  • Strong SQL knowledge
  • Experience with large volume transactional databases
  • Expert in DB query performance and the appropriate use of indexes and optimization methods to balance transactions with query performance
  • Experience working with Cloud IaaS (e.g. AWS)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience working with fully remote teams

Nice to Have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Working experience with Elasticsearch, Kibana and Kafka a plus
  • Machine Learning experience with Python, PHP or R a plus
  • Start Up experience at a scaling organization


One of the best perks about Social Native is working with amazing talented people! Come see what it's like to work at a fast-paced, venture-backed tech startup. We are looking for smart, driven, fun people that are eager to take ownership of exciting projects and be a part of building something great.
  • Attractive health, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • Competitive compensation structure
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual work environment and fun work culture!

-Social Native-


Phoenix, AZ
85003 USA