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Staff Back-End Engineer (AI), Guadalajara - Mexico
Guadalajara, Mexico

Date posted: 16.12.2022

Job type: Full time

Guadalajara, Mexico

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: A project with great Agility; US client; Leadership opportunity

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

A rental car startup with US roots wants to provide the best delivery service by committing to relentless customer centricity, technology-powered operational excellence, and capital efficiency. 

With a rapidly growing series A technology platform, the company aims to brings magic and seamless delivery into the experience of getting a car in cities. 

Pentalog has partnered with this client to help them find a Staff Back-End Engineer with great leadership skills, to join their AI team.

On this project, the engineering teams work in weekly Scrum sprints, and are shipping code to production (AWS) several times per day using Gitlab CI/CD.

The backend is written with Python using Flask and PostgreSQL, while the frontend is written with Typescript using React and React Native. 
 

Job requirements

  • At least 8 years of software engineering experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics/ Physics/ IT related technical discipline;
  • Proven leadership experience of complex projects with large teams;
  •  Able to survey new technical domains and align team on latest technologies/approaches;
  • Very good experience with Python, Java and/or Go;
  • Problem solver who always leads with deep passion and empathy for customers;
  • Experience in delivering multiple optimization solutions for complex systems;
  • Good ability to architect and design modular and scalable systems (micro-services, event driven architectures, resilience patterns);
  • Advanced expertise with unit, integration, and end-to-end testing (setting an example for the organization);
  • Good communication and very good English language skills.
     

Responsibilities

  • Work on high-impact projects and innovate new solutions to provide the best rental experience possible.
  • Participate in, or lead design reviews with peers and stakeholders to decide amongst available technologies.
  • Review code developed by other developers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).
  • Triage product or system issues and debug/track/resolve by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on hardware, network, or service operations and quality.
  • Work across team boundaries to identify the opportunities to reduce complexity and reuse systems to deliver faster for our customer.
  • Define fundamental direction the company should invest in to help the next 100X growth.
  • Help build the highest functioning engineering team you have worked on though interviewing, improving team processes and driving engineering best practices

Extra skills

  • Deep knowledge in fullstack web architecture;
  • Experience with geospatial data analysis, processing or mapping;
  • Experience with time series data processing, optimization and forecasting;
  • Proven ability to develop junior engineers into career leaders;
  • Experience with relational databases, NoSQL, and related technologies;
  • Experienced in design and implementation of large-scale microservice architectures (Go, Python) and workflows (Temporal) at scale;
  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring, and storage systems.

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary;
  • The option of full-remote work;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • Very attractive benefits above the law;
  • The work-life balance everyone seeks out (and plenty of snacks);
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A very active community (Meetups, PentaBAR, Lunch & Learn, PentaSport);
  • The possibility of applying to international positions within Pentalog.
     

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans