Shipyard is looking for a Backend Engineer (with Golang focus) to build and maintain our cloud-based data orchestration platform. You will be responsible for scoping, building, and testing new product features for the platform.

Since we are currently a small startup, you will be given the opportunity to make many of the decisions that affect the roadmap and product capabilities.

This role is fully-remote in the US only and requires existing experience with Golang.

What will you do as a Backend Engineer at Shipyard?

  • You'll help scale Shipyard as a best-in-class data orchestration platform for our users, making sure that this mission critical tool is speedy and simple to use.
  • You'll build new features that help improve usability and speed — For example, you may work on projects like building out version control systems, creating a system for credential management / reusability, or code parsing to improve setup speed.
  • You'll create strategies and roadmaps for new features, or feature streamlining, to make Shipyard easier and faster to use.
  • You'll implement tracking and observability solutions that help us better identify future needs and overall product usage.
  • You'll implement new product features directly into the application backends.

This might be for you if...

  • You have experience creating scalable, production-level applications. You've worked on a product experiencing rapid growth and understand what needs to be done to scale to the next level.
  • You're independently motivated and driven to solve tough problems for a growing startup.
  • You care about the business implications of anything you build. You're not just going after cool stuff — you understand the balance between craft, speed, and the bottom line.
  • You're familiar with version control systems like GitHub and continually work towards improving the team's CI / CD.
  • You understand the importance of infrastructure as code and use it to deploy and manage the entire stack.
  • You make sure that code you write is stable, maintainable, and testable.
  • You're passionate about automation and letting data guide decisions.
  • You have experience with AWS Services (EC2, CloudWatch, IAM, VPC, S3, etc.).
  • You're fluent with backend technologies like Go, Docker, and Postgres.
  • Bonus: You have experience with frontend technologies like Javascript, ReactJS, Ant Design, HTML, and CSS.

What benefits can I expect?

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Work from Anywhere with Wifi
  • Competitive Salary
  • Take Vacation as you Need It
  • Top of the line health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching to help you save for the future.
  • New laptop/equipment of your choice