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Coda

Coda

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2023

About Coda

Coda started with an observation: In a world full of applications, why do documents and spreadsheets still run everything? And why haven't they been meaningfully updated in over 50 years? Coda is a new doc that's familiar and flexible like the documents you're used to, but comes with building blocks you can combine to create docs as powerful as apps. It's a big product with an even bigger mission. And we need your help to spread the word! We're backed by some of the Valley's leading venture capitalists, and have assembled a world-class team across offices in San Francisco, Mountain View, and Seattle, and remote employees all over the US. In fact, all our jobs are open in any location across the US. Here's a quick overview of what we do.

About the Role

As a backend engineer at Coda, you will work on our backend systems, APIs, servers, and infrastructure. You'll work with a stellar team of passionate, experienced engineers and product managers who have been instrumental in building some of the most widely-used technology products globally - including YouTube, Google Drive/Docs, Google Travel/Shopping, Amazon AWS, Pinterest, and Microsoft Azure.

Our backend uses Node, Terraform, Redis, Elasticsearch, Postgres and runs on Kubernetes in Amazon AWS. We believe in using the best tool for the job and don't shy away from solving complex problems!

In this role you will:

  • Partner with the product and other engineering teams to enhance Coda by supporting new features and ensuring our backing systems are performant, scalable, and reliable.

  • Oversee the core data model our product relies upon. This will include formula execution engine, action execution engine, sharding data etc.

  • Work in a collaborative environment across multiple geo-located offices (Seattle, San Francisco, and Mountain View). Like many of our engineers, you can also work remotely

  • Help ensure our customers have an excellent experience using Coda

  • Participate in the engineering teams' on-call rotations for customer support and live production issues during business hours

You may be a great fit for this role if:

  • You have 6+ years of industry experience in a software engineering role and have a software engineering degree or equivalent experience

  • You enjoy improving and optimizing complex systems that form the backbone of a product.

  • You have experience in system design or performance optimization or have built web-based systems on Cloud infrastructures such as AWS, Azure or similar Cloud-based environments

  • You have experience working on memory or data storage optimizations.

  • You love programming and have excellent proficiency with Node, Redis, or comparable technologies

  • You are motivated and excel when challenged.

How we care for our Codans:

We are committed to providing highly competitive cash compensation, equity, and benefits. Check out our compensation philosophy. The compensation offered for this role will be based on multiple factors such as the role's scope and complexity, and the candidate's experience and expertise, and may vary from the range provided: $125,000 - $250,000.

Coda offers a wide array of benefits and perks that support eligible employees and their family members. Some of our benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • 401k

  • Optional Remote or in-office work

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Cell and Internet Subsidy

  • Lunch Subsidy

  • Fitness Subsidy

  • Parental Leave

  • Annual Educational Stipend

At Coda, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Coda believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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