Senior Software Engineer in The Muse


  Remote | Senior | Full time | Programming

Gross salary $2500 - 4000 USD/month

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The Muse Group tech team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our squad, to work on products designed to unite job seekers with a great job. You will spend your time between front end and back end code, writing services, user interfaces, and more for our two brands, and
We are looking for applicants with experience in both javascript and python, and familiarity with cloud architecture, microservices, async and data streaming concepts using tech such as Eventbridge, Kafka, Databricks, Airflow, etc.
We primarily use React, Next.js, Typescript for our front end applications, with FastAPI, Django, Python, Node, AWS, and PostgreSQL for the services and other applications. We also rely on Docker, CircleCI, and Github for our workflow.
We work remotely and are looking for teammates who can work primarily during our business hours of 9-6pm (GMT-5).

Job functions

  • You will work closely with technical and product team members in an iterative, scrum-based process for features and products.
  • You’ll build new features that millions of users will see and love. You’ll be working with the team to release modern, lean, well-built web applications that grow and improve every day.
  • You’ll be a driver of best practices and product iterations.
  • You will champion site performance both in actual and perceived speed. This includes both API performance as well as front end best practices.

Qualifications and requirements

  • You have 5+ years of professional experience.
  • You design and build scalable solutions with javascript and python, particularly leveraging frameworks such as React, FastAPI, and Django.
  • You have confidence in your work and are secure in shipping to production frequently. Continuous integration, automated deployments, and monitoring and alerting are all part of your day-to-day.
  • You understand and practice clean code principles, such as SOLID, DRY, and YAGNI, and how to apply them to the problems at hand.
  • Everyone loves a green field, and you’ll get that too. But code can does rot, so we all pitch in to weed tech debt out of the garden.
  • You love data-driven development. Pushing the needle on a metric makes you smile.

Desirable skills

English language skills are also crucial for this role. You will attend meetings where you report on progress, be asked questions, and ask questions of the group as needed.

Please provide a link to a code sample you would like us to review!

About Us

The Muse is the most trusted and beloved career platform, connecting individuals and companies on an authentic level. We annually reach millions of people looking to craft meaningful careers through, giving candidates the information they need to find the company that is right for them. Why? Because life’s too short to hate your career. is the largest inclusive online career community for women, welcoming women, nonbinary people and allies. Our social mission is to improve the careers and lives of women, while supporting companies who want to improve their diversity and inclusion.

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Computer provided The Muse provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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

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