Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model. Team members can work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, and Portugal. Conditions permitting, teams will meet in person a few weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly's hubs, currently in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a shared workspace in Krakow.

Grammarly team members in this role must be based in the United States or Canada.

The opportunity 

Grammarly empowers people to thrive and connect, whenever and wherever they communicate. Every day, 30 million people and 30,000 teams around the world use our AI-powered writing assistant. All of this begins with our team collaborating in a values-driven and learning-oriented environment. 

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for a Back-End Software Engineer to join our Growth Platform team. This role will be responsible for designing, building, and integrating the applications, services, data, and processes that connect the dots between our Engineering, Marketing, and Sales teams. There will be a wide range of challenges and opportunities to build services and APIs, create new applications, integrate first-party and third-party applications, and design systems for data storage and analytics. By joining this team, which focuses on rearchitecting, building, and integrating these essential go-to-market systems, the Back-End Software Engineer will play a critical role in achieving Grammarly’s aggressive growth goals.

Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.

Your impact

As a Back-End Software Engineer, you will help scale Grammarly’s user base more quickly and efficiently. By leveraging data from our various advertising platforms (e.g., Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads) and go-to-market stack (e.g., Saleforce, Pardot), you will create opportunities for prospective users to discover our product offerings. You will also work closely with our different functional teams, including Demand Generation, Paid Acquisition, Affiliates, Lifecycle Marketing, and Revenue Operations, as well as our Engineering teams, such as User Identity, Billing, Core Data, and Grammarly Business, to increase user conversion and ultimately drive user engagement.

In this role, you will:

  • Design the architecture to support our massive marketing and sales engines.
  • Build tools that will enable us to achieve more efficient spending.
  • Open revenue streams related to our promotional channels.
  • Collaborate with both our B2B and B2C teams to propel profitable growth.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is able to collaborate in person 2–4 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub where the team is based.
  • Has 6+ years of experience working in an enterprise SaaS environment—and, as a plus, has practical experience delivering sales and marketing projects. 
  • Has experience with distributed systems, microservices, and API platforms, as well as an understanding of data storage and migration strategies.
  • Has experience designing and building integrations between first-party and third-party applications and services. 
  • Can build web applications or services in Java. 
  • Knows security best practices for web applications and internal systems. 
  • Has a history of partnering with both technical and nontechnical stakeholders and communicating trade-offs related to spending and bandwidth.

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing superior health care (including mental health benefits). We also offer support to set up a home office, ample and defined time off, gym and recreation stipends, 401(k) matching, and more.
  • For Colorado-based employment: The salary range for this position is $111,000 – $239,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The compensation package includes a wide range of medical, dental, vision, financial, and other benefits, as well as equity.

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and a participant in the US Federal E-Verify program.

Grammarly currently supports the long-term work of team members in the following US states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania (Kennett Township, New London Township, Pittsburgh City, Shaler Township), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia 

Grammarly currently supports the long-term work of team members in the following Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Ontario

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Please note that Grammarly’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires that all team members in North America be vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet in person for Grammarly business or to work from a North America hub location. It is expected that this will be a requirement for this role. Qualified candidates in North America who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief may request a reasonable accommodation to this policy. For Europe, this policy requires team members to be vaccinated or produce a daily negative COVID-19 test administered on-site to work from the hub or attend in-person meetings.

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