Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

We create a safe space for communities to thrive.

OpenWeb’s mission is to improve the quality of conversations online, building a healthier web where content creators of all kinds are empowered to thrive. As a product company, OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences.

OpenWeb’s technology empowers its partners to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. OpenWeb works with more than 1,000 top-tier publishers, hosting more than 100 million active users each month.

Founded in 2015, OpenWeb has nearly 300 employees in New York City, Tel Aviv, Kyiv, San Diego, Canada, London, and Paris and is backed by world-class investors, including Georgian, Insight Partners, Entrée Capital, The New York Times, Samsung Next, Dentsu, and ScaleUp. To date, the company has raised $393 million in funding and is currently valued at $1.5 billion.

To learn more about OpenWeb’s platform, visit, or follow @OpenWebHQ on LinkedIn and Twitter.

What You'll Do:

  • Your Mission. Design, develop and execute features from sketch to production that will have a huge business impact on the core products at OpenWeb.
  • High Impact. Ramp up the technical level of your team & cross-backend engineers
  • Own your mission. Develop high-priority projects to make the most scalable, high-velocity products on the market.
  • Lead. As part of a team developing with a complex micro-services backend architecture, you'll work with the team and lead us towards solutions for large-scale challenges.
  • Dream Team. You'll join an agile dev squad of engineers who are all highly talented, very collaborative and excited to hear your opinion.

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of experience building highly scalable, SaaS web products.
  • Fluent in any programming languages such as Golang, Node.js, Python, Scala or similar.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, Docker, K8s/ECS/Nomad or similar, AWS or similar public cloud.
  • Vast experience in microservices architecture, distributed systems & high scale environments
  • Willingness to work with Golang

The OpenWeb Culture

We offer a dynamic and unconventional work environment that spans from NYC to London, France, Kyiv, and Tel Aviv, bringing together a diverse group of world-class and high-caliber techies, wordsmiths, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers. We empower every individual across our global team to be a catalyst for change and strive to create a work environment where you can have the utmost autonomy over your role and projects from start to finish. If you want to join an innovative tech company where you can challenge yourself, have the freedom to own your work, and make a lasting impact, then you have a spot within our growing community!

OpenWeb is committed to building diverse teams and upholding an equal employment workplace that is free from discrimination. We hire amazing individuals regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical conditions, genetic information, disability, or Veteran status.

Build your skills with us as you build a better web for everyone. Join us!

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