Remote Senior Backend Software Engineer (Work from Home)

Job Responsibilities : Remote Senior Backend Software Engineer (Work from Home)

Salary : Competitive Salary

Company : Tovala


We’re Tovala, a food-tech company completely reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and food, we give our customers a way to enjoy really good, good-for-you meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. We’ve amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following in just a few years, radically changing the day-to-day lives of people across the country and successfully creating a new model for the food industry. We’re looking for great people to join our team of hard-working, food-loving nerds.

Position Summary

Tovala is a fast growing food tech company with a growing software engineering team.  We are looking for an experienced backend software engineer to join us. Tovala backend engineers build and maintain a suite of services and infrastructure that are critical to the end-to-end solutions that meet the needs of our internal and external customers, alike.

We have a driven and enthusiastic team that makes products people want.

Location: Remote

About the role
The person in this role will be a member of our backend software team designing and developing distributed services, written in Golang, and running in an AWS environment, that power all areas of our business
This role will use Infrastructure as Code practices to automate the provisioning and management of digital infrastructure as well as to build and maintain automated build, test, and release pipelines
This role will actively participate in, and occasionally lead, software design, development, testing, and deployment activities across the development team

This role will write and maintain automated tests at all levels of the solution
This role will work closely with stakeholders from across all Tovala  teams in the planning, design, and delivery of software features

About you
You have been the technical lead on multiple major development initiatives
You have hands-on, professional development experience with Golang
You have hands-on, professional experience designing, implementing, and maintaining AWS infrastructure
You are an expert in applying SOLID principles in the software you write
You have a deep understanding of software quality and routinely use various testing methodologies to assure it

You are able to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders effectively
You love food, whether that means cooking it, eating it, frequently pressing your nose against deli windows, or lusting after soft-serve on Instagram – all fair game

8+ years of large-scale, distributed system development experience
2+ years of continuous, hands-on Golang development experience
4+ years of designing, developing, and maintaining solutions utilizing AWS infrastructure and services
2+ years developing backend services using GRPC and Protobuf
2+ years experience building Dockerfiles to containerize applications
2+ years using Terraform to define and provision digital infrastructure
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Compensation & Benefits
Tovala uses market data, geography, and placement of internal employees to determine appropriate salary. Additionally, we offer all employees real ownership in the company in the form of a competitive equity package.
Unlimited paid time off (with a minimum of 15 days off you HAVE to take) (change if hourly or production)
Comprehensive healthcare coverage we really invest in
401k with match

Free Tovala Smart Oven and discounted Tovala meals
Paid holidays and our winter holiday office shutdown where the offices and facilities close for a week around Christmas and New Years
Various other perks – recognition programs, continued learning stipend, casual dress code, in-office coffee, snacks and drinks, and Tovala swag

At Tovala we‘re committed to building a workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Everyone is welcome here!

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