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Senior Back-End Engineer

Birmingham, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
About Copysmith

Copysmith is the future of content creation. We are a thriving start-up that gives eCommerce and Enterprise companies the power to scale their content through AI. We are changing how the world thinks about content by combining creativity with cutting-edge machine learning. We used our product to write this job description - cool, right?

Company Culture

We're a completely distributed team. This means we optimize our work environment to be remote-first. For those who prefer an office or hybrid environment, we have an optional in-person office in Birmingham — US or Canadian-based candidates are preferred! Our team is small but mighty (and growing!). We've been described as fun, collaborative and supportive. While collaborating, making decisions, and going about the day-to-day work, we hold each other to these standards:

  • Creative innovators: We are bold problem solvers who strive to be first movers in empowering creativity.
  • Inspire to achieve: We aim to inspire success through creativity, inclusivity, and support.
  • Make more happen: We do more than expected without hesitation for our customers or each other.
  • Own it: We are responsible for our actions, results, and lessons learned.
  • Humility breeds humanity: We seek to understand without judgment and lead first with empathy.
About the Role

We're seeking to add a senior back-end engineer to our team. The ideal person for this role is excited about augmenting human potential with cutting-edge AI and taking ownership of their work. They move fast without sacrificing quality and enjoy working alongside their teammates.

As an engineer in a small but growing engineering team, you will inform product decisions and collaborate closely with our product and design teams — we believe in every team member taking on areas of ownership and value accountability and transparency. This means you have more creativity and freedom to problem-solve and architect solutions. In this new and exciting industry, advancements in technology are made every day, which requires our team to be on our toes, and we are learning new things every day. If you love learning new things, you'll fit right in!

About You
  • BS in CS/engineering and 4+ years of working experience or 4+ years working professionally (internships included) building web applications
  • Experienced at building projects that scale with React, Typescript, MongoDB, Kubernetes, Kafka, etc.
  • RESTful API experience
  • Code management, testing, and review
  • Proficiency with middleware, authentication, and security.
  • MongoDB data management.
  • API Development experience
  • Excellent collaboration skills with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Scrappy and self-motivated — show us any side projects you're building
  • Entrepreneurial-minded. Have scaled unique technology or products and thrive in a high-paced environment, and passionate about building intuitive products that affect tens of thousands of users
  • Stellar communication skills with the ability to lead technical discussions
  • Competitive market value-based compensation
  • Unlimited sick and vacation time
  • Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, and vision
  • Monthly learning stipend
  • Annual remote office stipend
  • Monthly wellness stipend
Copysmith provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law. Under the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



Birmingham, AL