Beyond Limits

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Docker Python Node.js API MySQL PostgreSQL MongoDB Cassandra Machine Learning Java Oracle AWS Kafka Microservices Azure Redis Spark Elasticsearch
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Beyond Limits is a pioneering Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software solutions that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014 with a legacy in space exploration, Beyond Limits is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. We leverage this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with proprietary cognitive technologies, to help companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. We apply a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with higher-order symbolic AI and expert human knowledge to deliver intuitive cognitive reasoning and information. Our cognitive computing technology mimics human thought processes and provides explainable reasoning to aid human-like decision-making.  

Position Overview 

Beyond Limits is seeking a creative and passionate Senior Backend Engineer to join our expanding EMEA team. The ideal candidate will have a record of progressive technical experience, sharp coding skills, and a passion for building software systems at scale in a fast-paced environment. This position entails working within teams to build out trailblazing software that interface with innovative A.I (Artificial Intelligence) technologies. This role has exposure to many different technologies and business verticals creating huge room for learning and professional growth.


Job Duties/Responsibilities   

  • Contribute actively to architecture, design & implementation efforts
  • Design & implement robust, scalable, high performance and low latency containerized microservices
  • Explore alternative technologies and solve customer business requirements
  • Break down problems, document problem statements and estimate development efforts
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and improve live cloud-based applications
  • Automate build, deployment, monitoring and upgrades
  • Mentor junior engineers, perform code reviews and document design decisions
  • Work closely with the cross functional teams in an Agile software development lifecycle process
  • Write clean testable code


 Minimum Qualifications   

  • 8+ years of software design and development experience, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibilities and ownership of significant set of modules or applications
  • BS in Computer Science or a related degree
  • Strong knowledge of at least 2 of the following programming languages: Java, Python, NodeJS
  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies and Distributed Systems
  • Experience with developing and testing RESTful Web APIs
  • Experience with debugging and troubleshooting complex software systems
  • Willingness and ability to learn new programming languages, tools and methodologies
  • Ability to work independently in a project, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications 

  • MS In Computer Science or related degree
  • Familiarity with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or Aurora
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB, and/or Elasticsearch
  • Experience with AWS/Azure, Docker, and container technologies
  • Familiarity with building and configuring CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of caching, queueing, and big data technologies such as Redis, RabbitMQ & Kafka + Spark


Beyond Limits provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Beyond Limits complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.  
Beyond Limits expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Beyond Limit’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up-to and including discharge.   

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