Discover

The Opportunity

Can work Remote
Information Technology
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

Build systems to connect developers with cloud infrastructure.

Manifold.co is seeking an experienced backend engineer to join our small team. At Manifold, we are focused on making it easier for developers to build applications with cloud infrastructure. That means we build software that developers use every day.

You enjoy solving hard problems by building robust, fault-tolerant, and composable services. You lead by example, working with the team to design and implement backwards compatible APIs which give people superpowers. You want to join a team early on so that you can help build it from the ground up.

Working at Manifold:

  • We are an early and fast-growing team with an ambitious vision
  • We value transparency, accountability, and consistent delivery
  • We have a peer to peer based workflow where all work is discussed in the open and reviewed frequently
  • We focus on continuous learning by analyzing our successes and failures as a team

What you'll do

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and systems which are the very foundation of Manifold
  • Debug issues in production across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Have a voice in all of our design and implementation discussions across the entirety of our stack
  • Help to build an engineering culture that enables automated testing, continuous integration, and delivery to production on a daily basis, in a manner that is friendly and collaborative

What you'll need

Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills with a team-centric approach to discussion and decision making
  • Empathy and respect for others
  • Experience working in a small team where individuals wear many hats
  • Experience designing and building distributed services using Golang
  • Feel at home using the command line as a part of your workflow
  • Deep love of writing maintainable and reliable automated unit and integration tests
  • Full command of Git, GitHub, and continuous integration/deployment based workflows
  • Experience working on or with a remote team preferred

We're looking for

Core Skills

Continuous Integration Distributed Systems GIT HTTP PostgreSQL REST Testing Golang

A little bit about us

Manifold

We're a small, remote-reliant, venture-backed company based in Halifax, Canada. We have a shared passion for making developers' lives easier. Our backgrounds reflect that, having worked at Red Hat, Heroku, LinkedIn, Canonical, and more.

We offer:

  • flexible working hours
  • 15 days of vacation your first year that you will be encouraged to use
  • plus the whole company takes the last week of the year off
  • stock options are available as part of your compensation
  • yearly professional development allowance of $2,000 towards education, training, conferences, or anything that helps your career
  • excellent health, vision, and dental insurance for you and your family that starts on your first day of work
  • health and wellness allowance
  • home office allowance for remote workers
  • a laptop, large monitor, and equipment for everyone, remote or at our office

If you're in the United States, we also offer:

  • 401(k) for pre-tax retirement savings (contributions unmatched)

We care about our code of conduct and ask all of our employees to abide by it.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We believe in having people work from where they are most productive. If that happens to be in our offices in Halifax, Nova Scotia, or in San Francisco, welcome! We'd love to have you. If you are remote, you are also welcome! We don't actually need you to be in North America, as the job summary specifies, but we do prefer candidates who are roughly within 4 hours of the US Eastern Time Zone.

We offer competitive compensation and equity opportunities, with additional perks such as a professional development allowance.