We are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our supply optimization algorithms team. You’ll be part of
an agile, fast-moving team of algorithm developers and data scientists that’s responsible for the full
software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

We run a lot of Kubernetes, Docker, Git, *Nix, AWS Lambdas, ECS.
We deploy in Google Cloud and AWS - if you don’t have experience we’re sure you’ll have enough time
to learn the cloud stacks.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Develop backend services using Python using appropriate libraries and frameworks. 
  • Apply best practices to the design of data structures and algorithms. Strive for both simplicity and performance. 
  • Apply best practices when designing software architecture.
  • Collaborate with the team on the development of technical solutions, processes and requirements.
  • Share your expertise with the team by putting your ego aside.
  • Write technical docs or implementation proposals, mentor and improve the overall performance of the team.
  • Keep and improve the quality of the code and surrounding automation.
  • Work on self-improvement and engage with your teammates in order to achieve collective growth.
  • Bring ideas to the table and participate in evaluating ideas and code.
  • Take ownership of your work.

Who You Are

  • You have  3+ years of proven software engineering experience.
  • You have mastered Python.
  • You have proven experience as a backend cloud developer.
  • You are focused on delivering value to the customer.
  • You are familiar with common stacks.
  • You are modest, humble and proactive.
  • You are a bright and personable team player.
  • You have good communication and logical thinking.
  • You have a very good command of the English language.

What Catches Our Eye

  • BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • Experience working with distributed systems.
  • Previous experience with Python.
  • An interest or experience in combinatorial optimization, data science and algorithm development.

 

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. Our guiding
principle is simple: we know that the future of transportation is safe, dynamic, shared public
mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, complements
existing transit infrastructure, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable
ways of getting around. Through intelligently designed operating systems and sophisticated
routing algorithms, we build localized and customizable solutions for each and every one of our
global partners (100 and counting, last we checked…)


Long story short: we’re very proud to be championing the transportation evolution of cities
around the world and modernizing mobility. Ready to join the ride?

Via offers above market compensation packages and benefits, including equity, health
insurance, and relocation assistance.


Via is an equal opportunity employer.


! Via cares about your health and safety and takes prevention and control measures to limit the
transmission of COVID-19. In this regard we are temporarily transitioning to an entirely virtual
hiring process and we have also implemented an effective work-from-home policy across all of
our offices.


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