Lead Backend Engineer - Authentication



InVision is the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. We provide design tools and educational resources for teams to navigate every stage of the product design process, from ideation to development. Today, more than 5 million people use InVision to create a repeatable and streamlined design workflow; rapidly design and prototype products before writing code, and collaborate across their entire organization. That includes 100% of the Fortune 100, and organizations like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber, who are now able to design better products, faster.  


Our team is in search of a Lead Backend Engineer  to help us change the way digital products are designed.


About the Team:


You'll be working on one of the most critical products in InVision's universe: V7. This team helps build and migrate the Authentication platform. We’re excited by challenges of scale—both the number and size of customers—and a diverse set of products.


What you’ll do:



  • Build and own the operational excellence of robust backend services that must be performant under load, scalable, and able to handle large sets of data

  • Technically lead other developers on the team and act as a point of contact for cross-team initiatives

  • Serve as a lead technical reviewer and contributor in requirements, design, and code reviews

  • Work closely with product managers and designers to design and develop the product's functionality, look, and feel


What you’ll bring: 



  • Solid experience in turning business requirements into production quality software in Go (Do you have Github repos to share?)

  • Experience in Systems Programming; understand the concepts of concurrency, pointer, memory management etc.

  • Experience in containerization and cloud technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes and AWS

  • Experience in storage and caching technologies such as MySQL, MongoDB, and Redis

  • Familiarity with testing methodologies and performance tuning of backend software

  • Experience in operating and monitoring microservices in production environments, with tools such as DataDog, PagerDuty, and Loggly


About InVision:


InVision offers an incredibly unique work environment. The company employs a diverse team all over the world. Each InVision team member is given the freedom and tools to do their best work from wherever they choose.


The benefits we offer in the United States and Canada include competitive health plans and retirement plans. Some InVision-wide benefits offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, monthly coffee shop stipends, annual allowances for books related to your profession, and home office setup & wellness reimbursements. InVision is an international employer so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.


InVision is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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