Back-end Developer/Platform Engineer in The Muse


  Remote (South America and Mexico) | Senior | Full time | Programming

Gross salary $3500 - 4500 USD/month

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The Muse is looking for an innovative and passionate Senior Engineer to join our Platform Team. You’ll help design, build, and manage the software systems and infrastructure that powers The Muse, working with our team of engineers, product managers and designers to help us create a better experience for the millions of users who come to The Muse for company research and career advice.

Job Functions

  • You design, build and deploy scalable systems (using Python, Typescript, etc.)
  • You decompose services into their concerns, i.e., performance, reliability, security, scalability, usability, and compliance
  • You roll out new systems, services, or changes to existing services with minimal impact to dependent systems
  • You have experience managing and debugging distributed systems
  • You have familiarity with designing, deploying and managing message queues, such as Kafka
  • You are well-versed in Cloud PaaS (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • You have a deep knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker

Qualifications and requirements

  • 5 or more years of previous work experience as a backend/systems developer, handling systems and products of significant scale.
  • Professional experience with Devops processes, including CI/CD and cloud PaaS (AWS, GCP).
  • Solid communication skills (English) to represent technical challenges, risks, and to propose solutions. Able to work well within a team scenario.


Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer provided The Muse provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend The Muse covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in South America and Mexico.

About The Muse

The Muse is the go-to destination for people to research everything they need to know about companies and careers. — The Muse's full profile

Back-end Developer/Platform Engineer
The Muse •   Remote (South America and Mexico)
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