Backend Services Engineer
WITHIN 1 MONTH, YOU'LL:
- Complete Lever’s new-hire training week (a.k.a. Ramp Camp), and learn what it means to build a powerful recruiting platform.
- Ramp up on Lever’s engineering stack by pair-programming with your teammates and attending engineering training sessions designed and presented by your peers.
- Complete your engineering starter project and deploy your first changes to production!
WITHIN 3 MONTHS, YOU'LL:
- Implement more efficient real-time indexing pipeline from MongoDB into Elasticsearch
- Implement on demand reindexing of Elasticsearch for an account or all accounts without interruption of service
WITHIN 6 MONTHS, YOU'LL:
- Write improved data migrations framework
- Measure capacity and latency of email sync service, project upcoming needs based on historical growth, and increase throughput to handle needs for 12 months from now
- Update reporting data pipeline to use continuous MongoDB oplog tailing
- Work closely with product engineering to educate on best practices: how to write efficient database queries, patterns for more performant tasks, identify performance bottlenecks for large customer accounts (i.e. how to write derby components performantly)
WITHIN 12 MONTHS, YOU'LL:
- Provide input in architecture reviews of new features
- Analyze data sent across the wire to clients and propose largest impact ways to reduce data size
- Profile and optimize most expensive taskqueue jobs and crons
- Optimize search and database query performance
- Define tools and standards for product engineering to measure performance impact of releases
- Replace current long polling connection library with better supported library, such as SockJS
- Optimize API for large accounts and increasing volume of operations
- Extrapolate trends in data use, load, etc. to anticipate upcoming bottlenecks
- Identify data quality issues and write internal tools to improve data consistency
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Rachael chases performance bottlenecks in Lever’s software and squashes bugs in its open source framework. She also works on internal tools to make Lever’s teams more efficient.
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