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Senior Backend Engineer, Golang



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

Aescape is seeking for a Senior Backend Engineer, that will work directly with a stellar team to help us build core software components that enable our team to quickly build and deploy complex software. You will have the opportunity to proactively solve unique problems and build software and systems that act as force multipliers for our development teams.

This role can be based in our NY or SF office.

Aescape is the NY-based lifestyle robotics company redefining self-care.

We announced the world's first commercially available, fully automated AI-powered massage experience with Equinox in March — and this is only the beginning. We are in a period of rapid growth, launching our category-transforming product throughout 2024 with global leaders in hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness.

Backed by $85M in funding from investors like Valor Equity Partners (an early investor in Tesla and SpaceX), we've assembled a team of top talent across connected hardware and fitness from industry giants like Amazon, Apple, Peloton, Tonal, Uber, The New York Knicks, and more to bring people and robotics together for better living.

In less than 48 hours since announcing our launch and partnership, publications like WIRED, Fast Company, Popular Science, Sports Business Journal, Fortune and Now This News have covered our news, with remarkable enthusiasm.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Backend Engineer at Aescape you will have to be diligent, curious, and take complete ownership of your code end-to-end with a clear sense of urgency, is essential.

  • Design, develop, and maintain software systems for ingesting, processing, and delivering data.

  • Partner with colleagues related to design and code reviews.

  • Develop means for deploying, scaling, and monitoring software systems.

  • Solve problems related to the scalability, reliability, performance, and software security.

What You’ll Bring

  • 5 plus years of experience -or- demonstrated proficiency in at least one or more programming/scripting languages (e.g., Go, Python, C++).

  • Degree in- or experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering.

  • Strong understanding of database design and modeling (e.g., PostgreSQL).

  • Experience in building scalable systems; building RESTful services.

  • Understanding of automated testing, deployment processes, and tools.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • High emotional intelligence (EQ), you’re aware of yourself and others.

What’s In It For You

  • The chance to make a difference with a product that will make the world a healthier place.

  • Early stage equity in a company led by serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits.

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance covered by us.

  • 401k with up to a 4% company match.

  • Unlimited vacation, generous parental leave.

  • Working late? Dinner is on us.

  • Super interesting, challenging-but-tractable technical problems to solve.

  • We’ll grow together—your personal and professional growth are equally important.

  • An environment that empowers individuals, emboldens teams, and rewards achievement.

  • A competitive pay + equity plan, the salary range for the role is $140,000 - $160,000 plus bonus.

Begin Your Aescape Career Journey

At Aescape, we're on a mission to redefine self-care for a better world, and we're seeking trailblazers to join us on this journey. We're inspired by individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. We value diverse perspectives and resourceful, determined individuals who are committed to making a difference. At Aescape, we empower people to reach their full potential, just as our product empowers better living. If you're ready to innovate, create, and make a meaningful impact, we want you on our team.