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Backend Engineer

Tessian

London (United Kingdom)

Category: Programming

Posted on: 14 Apr 2021

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Backend Engineering at Tessian


At Tessian, we're building machine-intelligent filters to secure enterprise communications. This involves high volume, low latency data processing for some of the world’s largest organisations.


Our mission is to keep the world’s most sensitive data private and secure - to do this we're looking for backend engineers to help build out our platform supporting our next stage of growth.


The backend systems power the whole company and our teams have touch points with all of our engineering teams. From deploying data science models in production to integrating with our front end, you'll be involved in projects that span all aspects of the business.


Our teams are made up of people from diverse backgrounds; some have been building Python systems for years and some have learnt the ins and outs of Python on the job.


Read more about Engineering at Tessian: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/1670277/Life%20as%20a%20Tessianeer.pdf https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/companies/tessian https://www.tessian.com/blog/safely-migrating-millions-of-api-requests/


As a Tessian Backend Engineer you will




      Design reliable distributed systems that handle high volumes of data with low latency
      Maintain and support business-critical systems
      Ship code to production every day using CI/CD techniques
      Tackle the challenges that come with processing highly sensitive data
      Value security over box-ticking
      Make your mark on ambitious projects


Our backend tech stack includes




      Python 3
      Environments built around Docker and AWS
      High volume PostgreSQL databases
      Concourse for CI/CD
      Terraform built environments


We'd love to meet someone who




      Is a great problem solver who takes pride in their work
      Values getting things done over getting things perfect
      Is comfortable with the unknown and loves to experiment
      Can construct good arguments for methodologies or practices
      Has worked with, or understands the principles behind working with data at scale
      A passionate software developer, either with Python experience or excited to learn it
      Ideally has an interest in machine learning


Why we think you'll love it here....


It’s important to us that all Tessians are part of the journey we’re on, so we offer equity options with every role and benchmark to provide above market rate salaries - there’s plenty more too….


Be at your best, both inside and outside of work



    25 days of paid holiday (including an additional day for every year you've worked at Tessian!)
    Private health insurance provided through Vitality Health and mental health support through our Employee Assistance Program
    Classpass - subsided access to gym time and classes all across London
    Flexible working hours and working from home (if you're not already remote!)
    Enhanced pension contributions, matched up to 5%
    We’re family friendly, with policies built to support you in all stages of life
    High-quality tech kit provided for you to work on including Tessian ANC headphones
    If you're relocating to join the team, we'll provide a contribution to help with your costs

Beyond work



    Elite membership of the Tessian House System...
    Every other Wednesday we stop at 5 and share team updates and drinks
    Monthly remote team socials & a big, whole company extravaganza every quarter
    Never-ending ping-pong tournaments

Equality & diversity


Tessian is an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. The Human Layer we're securing is diverse, and we know we need to be diverse and inclusive to successfully create HLS that reflects this. You can read our equality and diversity statement here. As part of our commitment to equality and diversity, we're also a corporate member of the WISE Campaign for gender equality in STEM & we're a founding member of the WEDS network driving diversity & inclusion in startups.


Job Source: Stackoverflow (Will expire by: 2021-05-29 00:00:00)
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