Backend Development Technical Lead


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/22/2021
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  • Company Address: 920 SW 6th Ave, Suite 1400, Portland, OR, 97204, US

About Eclypsium

Eclypsium is the industry leader in enterprise firmware and hardware protection. The award-winning Eclypsium platform protects organizations from the foundation of their computing infrastructure upward, ensuring the integrity of laptops, servers and network devices in the supply chain, while deployed and during remote use.

Job Description

Are you ready to join an award-wining cybersecurity startup?

We’re looking for technical leaders to join our engineering team. Good candidates are passionate about proposing and creating the best possible solutions that follow best practices, well-known design patterns, and principles.

This person ought to be proactive, self-motivated, excited to share opinions on best practices and be able to inspire, lead and help other teammates to achieve company goals. 

A person with the ability to promote product excellence and collaboration, driving a portfolio of concurrent Engineering projects, from short-term critical feature launches to long-term research initiatives.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years+ of professional experience in engineering.

Position responsibilities:

  • Guide engineering team members to design and create backend components for our product.
  • Propose technical solutions for new components and features.
  • Research and be able to recommend new technologies and solutions.
  • Collaborate with free software projects and participate as a speaker in key conferences, becoming a reference both inside and outside the company.
  • Provide domain expertise and engineering insight to guide early designs, accelerate project decision making, and maintain close oversight of technical execution, proactively adjusting course where necessary.
  • Continually retrospect and drive innovation within the back-end development process to ensure our software engineers execute at the highest possible level
  • Responsible for execution and improvement of processes to include sprint pre-planning/planning, retros, demos, architecture and code reviews
  • Work closely with the rest of the tech leads, data scientists, senior engineering leadership and product managers to ensure we’re building awesome, feature-rich, scalable and secure product lines, products and features
  • Improve the scalability, reliability and maintainability of backend services
  • Provide the mentoring and guidance to BE engineers. Create an environment for BE engineers to continually reach new heights within their career

Required skills:

  • 5+ years experience developing in node.js,  1+ with Golang.
  • 4+ years leading development teams 
  • 5+ years of experience with Microservices, APIs, distributed systems and other software architecture.
  • 2+ years of experience with kubernetes or nomad
  • 2+ years of experience with a message broker (Kafka, RabbitMQ, or alike) is a plus
  • Object-Oriented Programming, solid principles and Design Patterns knowledge
  • Development best practices knowledge
  • Experience working with No-SQL DBs such as MongoDB, and other features like caches, queues, concurrency, etc.
  • Experience developing scalable, production solutions using cloud technologies (eg. AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
  • CNCF tooling working experience is a plus
  • Great interpersonal, communication skills and leadership skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Experience with high availability designs and parallel/horizontal scale-out database architectures.
  • Experience motivating others to act by creating a shared sense of vision or purpose.


Health Insurance: OSDE 410

Vacations: 15 Working Days per Year 

Additional Benefits: English classes, Trainings, Certifications, Local and international conferences, free accounting services, daily lunch provided, and in office: fruits and yogurt (not available during quarantine period)

WFH: full time during quarantine period, 1 day per week during non-quarantine


  • 2 inflation adjustments per year
    2 performance evaluations per year

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