Brooklyn, NY or Remote within USA with EST time zone work hours


As a Senior Platform Engineer - Platform Backend, you will be responsible for partnering with other engineering teams to increase engineering productivity, scalability and stability

Our products are used by thousands of industrial workers across Fortune 100 companies to ensure safety on the job.  Strongarm’s safety platform is at the forefront of the emerging predictive safety field using wearable IoT sensors to reduce ergonomic injury (think back pain that has a lasting effect on employees and their families), contact tracing for covid-19, and a host of other safety applications

In this role, you will collaborate with other engineering teams as well as IT and Data teams. You will work with team members located in different time zones.


  • Provide leadership to the team on best practices and architecture in backend services
  • Contribute to our cloud platform upon which web, mobile, and data engineer teams can build great applications.
  • Partner with other engineering teams to improve their productivity, ensure they run on top of reliable and scalable systems, and promote best practices
  • Develop tools in a variety of frameworks and languages to guarantee the availability of services
  • Mentoring and team members and leading projects

Technical Qualifications / Key Skills

  • 5+ years professional work experience
  • Computer science, engineering or equivalent degree or bootcamp
  • Experience building scalable solutions for millions of users
  • In depth knowledge of Python (Flask, Django)
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Serverless environments (Lamba, Cloud Functions, etc)
  • Strong proficiency with relational databases and ORM design (SQLAlchemy, Alembic, etc)
  • Strong unit and integration testing experience (pytest, junit etc)
  • Good understanding of cloud providers (AWS, GCP)

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working with monitoring tools (Datadog)
  • Web applications running at scale with docker on kubernetes
  • Optimizing performance at scale
  • Experience collaborating with remote developers across time zones
  • Experience with both monolithic and microservices architectures
  • Experience building infrastructure as code (Terraform, Ansible etc)
  • Experience working with CI/CD
  • Experience in golang or Typescript

StrongArm Technologies is an equal opportunity employer

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