Senior Backend Engineer

Very Good Security

Kyiv, UA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Dev
  • Post Date: 12/31/2020
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Very Good Security

Very Good Security is on a mission to protect the world’s sensitive data, enabling innovation while ensuring security and privacy.

Job Description

Very Good Security (“VGS”) provides a modern and efficient way for businesses to both secure and utilize their sensitive data. Founded by highly successful repeat entrepreneurs and backed by world-class investors like Andreessen Horowitz, VGS is building an amazing global team. As a young and growing company, we are laser-focused on delighting our customers and hiring talented and entrepreneurial-minded individuals to help us to secure the world’s data.
We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with an equal flair for creative problem solving, new technologies enthusiasm, and desire to contribute to product development.


      • Good knowledge of Java, Spring/Spring Boot
      • Backend experience with Python
      • Knowledge and experience with DevOPS/infrastructure as code, databases, performance optimization, application design, and networking - especially application layer protocols like  HTTP, SFTP, SMTP
      • Knowledge and practical experience with AWS stack: EBT, EC2, Kinesis, Lambda, etc
      • Experience working with CI/CD tools (such as CircleCI, Jenkins, etc.)
      • Ability to work independently to deliver well-designed, high-quality code on time.
      • English - upper intermediate / advanced

Would be a plus:

      • Experience with telephony systems (IVR, Twilio)
      • Experience with Netty/NIO
      • Understanding and hands-on experience with Kubernetes
      • Experience with gRPC or similar modern serialization/rpc libraries
      • Understanding and practical knowledge of continuous integration/delivery methods
      • Open source projects on GitHub
      • Experience in Kotlin, Ruby
      • Experience building and debugging distributed systems, and with large scale low latency, high throughput services
      • Experience successfully working with distributed teams across time zones


      • Contribute to core VGS products - help to improve existing products and develop/architect new ones.
      • Support production deployments.
      • Participate in CI/CD engineering and processes.
      • Participate in code reviews to ensure code high quality and shared knowledge
      • Maintain high culture of code - rigorous testing and automation. Improve test coverage of code that you do not own
      • Be proactive and innovative. We rely on your feedback to build up the product expertise

What’s in it for you:

    • Silicon Valley Experience;
    • 3 weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of days off+sick leaves;
    • Corporate retreats;
    • Paid lunches and parking;
    • Covering professional learning: conferences, trainings, and other events;
    • Sports activities compensation;
    • English Speaking Club with native speakers;
    • Medical insurance;
    • VGS stock options.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.