About Breather

Breather creates and curates a network of beautiful, on-demand private spaces that you can reserve and unlock via our web and mobile apps. We are live in 10 cities across 3 countries and backed by some of the best investors in NYC and Silicon Valley. We enable top companies to do more productive and inspired work and are growing quickly! We're venture-backed; we have big ambitions, and we want you to help us achieve them.

What to expect

As a Backend Software Engineer, you will be a key member of Breather’s platform engineering team. You will be responsible for designing and implementing the backend logic of our services, from the database schemas to the REST APIs to access them.

Our technology stack includes:

  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • RabbitMQ
  • ElasticSearch
  • Redis
  • AWS

In this role, you will:

  • Work with our Product, Data, and cross-functional engineering teams to conceive and design our next features and iterate upon them
  • Design the schemas to represent our data
  • Design and develop the business logic and their REST APIs
  • Integrate with third-party APIs

About You:

You are highly motivated and enjoy programming and building things. You know how to make backend services fast, scalable, maintainable, and enjoyable to use. You see beauty in HTTP headers and JSON output. You have a solid understanding of networking, distributed systems, and UNIX. Ideally, you will also have experience with systems-level programming, Docker, and DevOps.

In addition to experience with some of the technologies we use, you have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • 5 or more years in an engineering or development role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The need to keep your skillset current; a thirst for knowledge

Bonus Points

  • Links to live, on-the-web examples of your work (Github, Stack Overflow, etc.)
  • You're familiar with our product and have some ideas on things you'd want to add or change

What We Value

At Breather, our company values are not only the principles that link us together in the way we work, but they also keep us aligned on the same path, all working towards connected goals. These standards are what guide us on our collective journey through space(s).

Perks and Benefits

We hope that you're excited by all the possibilities that come with working at Breather! In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits:

  • Be part of a well-funded, proven startup with big ambitions, competitive salary and company equity
  • Work when you want, where you want, with the tools you want
  • Company-funded travel to conferences & professional development events that interest you and benefit your career growth
  • Access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage. Oh, and it’s on us
  • Free access to the Breather network of over 400 spaces (and growing, fast!)
  • Dog-friendly office - bring your dog to work, they’ll find plenty of friends waiting to play with them!
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