Backend/Devops Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
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  • Company Address: 44 Tehama Street, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Navisens

Navisens™ motionDNA™ locates mobile devices indoors, underground & outdoors with zero infrastructure. No WiFi. No GPS. No beacons. Winner Best Tech @Launch 2013.

Job Description


As a full-time Backend/Devops Engineer you will be responsible for handling both backend and infrastructure of Navisens software. This is a hybrid role. We do not require excellent frontend skill, however you should be comfortable to modify frontend code as needed. You can expect to spend most of the time working on backend and infrastructure. 
This role is suited for fearless engineers who won't take no for an answer; if you are extremely independent, a fast learner, creative and talented, this role is for you. We believe that strong experience speaks for itself, whether that experience is from a BS, Master's degree, previous job, or personal projects.


  • Build/Improve our external/internal facing site/API written in PHP and Node.js
  • Build/Improve CI/CD pipeline which consists of C++ compilation and iOS/Android app distribution
  • Manage backend infrastructure on Linode and AWS
  • Influence the technological decisions of Navisens

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS. in CS or equivalent
  • Experienced in PHP, Node.js or other web development languages. Knowledge for web frameworks such as Laravel is a plus.
  • Experienced continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)
  • Experienced in AWS or Linode or other cloud providers
  • Experienced in relational database such as MySQL and SQL language

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience of web security and scalability
  • Experience in Docker and any monitoring tool such as Datadog
  • Strong Unix experience
  • Strong communication skills

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.