Senior Staff Software Engineer (Backend, Python, RDBMS, Remote)

Job Title

Software Engineer


Software Sector


Asunción, Paraguay

Job Description

We believe that for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion to thrive in the workplace all individuals must feel Safe, Valued, and Respected. And that the only way to accomplish this is if the business model places these priorities first. Which is exactly what we do each day.#EQUALSTRUE is a Female, LGBTQ, and Minority led virtual-first startup that welcomes technologists from all lifestyles, theologies, cultures, disabilities, and backgrounds. And seeks to empower people with the freedom to own their career path within a safe merit-driven transparent culture where everyone is treated fairly.AboutSo if you are looking for a new career partner that is remote-first, has a social mission, and only works with companies that share our values… then let’s talk about our Senior Staff Software Engineer role today. Here is what we can tell you about this position:THE WORKProduces code that is clear/simple, modular, loosely coupled, of low complexity, cleanly documented, meets requirements, and is testable.Frequently contributes to and reviews code in important, core, and complex components and frameworks. Strong communication skills to distill complex information to various technical and non-technical stakeholders effectively and efficiently.influences others to choose proper off-the-shelf software frameworks and libraries when needed. Demonstrates a strong ability to identify complexities that can be broken out into reusable components.Understands the testing approach and uses quality metrics to identify gaps. Works with the department to recommend solutions that are in accordance with the accepted testing framework and testing pyramid. Champions department-wide testing strategy.Designs, documents, and builds simple and scalable solutions for complex problems with elegant and reusable architectures resulting in modular multi-system services, functions, or workflows that are resilient, maintainable, easy to monitor, and pioneer best practices for engineers. NEEDED EXPERTISEBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and experience (professional certification is a plus). 8+ years of backend software development experience, including service-based component design and development.Expertise in RDBMS data modeling and query optimization, e.g., PostgreSQL or Snowflake.Strong proficiency in Python, the primary language for the Shared Services team.Preferred AWS expertise, with emphasis on Lambda, Aurora, API Gateway, and S3.Experience in building low-latency APIs following standards like AsyncAPI or OpenAPI.Proficiency in using SSO for authentication services, such as Auth0, OAuth, or SAML.Strong system design skills with knowledge of monolithic and microservice architectures, including the ability to evaluate architectural tradeoffs.Experience proposing and developing component interfaces, designing contracts, configuring synthetic monitors, and ensuring comprehensive system observability.Working knowledge of highly scalable distributed and cloud-native databases.Proven experience in technical leadership and ownership of software components and codebases.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, for effective interaction with internal and external stakeholders.Familiarity with standard Git processes and experience with CI/CD pipelines for automated testing and deployments.Proficiency in building test suites and using test frameworks.Nice-to-have experience in Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, and Terraform. Our Benefits & PerksBy working with us you will advance the social causes of workplace diversity, inclusion, equality, and safety. Working with us will say something about you and your professional values. We pay in USD on a platform that allows you to convert, allocate and disburse your salary as you want and into almost any currency that you choose. Annual holiday bonusMedical, Safety, & Wellness benefitsRobust paid-time-off policyFree continuing education classes through UdemyFree live business language classesFree live energy-break stretch and meditation classes1-on-1 semi-annual Performance & Feedback coaching…and more perks being added each quarterInterested? Great! Please send us your CV/Resume to start the conversation and learn more about each other. EQUALS TRUE is a global inclusive talent network of like-minded software engineers, agileist, and design thinkers. We build and develop safe, inclusive, equitable and balanced teams for companies that need to scale globally in a socially responsible way.EQUALS TRUE is inclusive to all and all of our career opportunities. We never exclude qualified people, we practice wage equality, we make every effort to accommodate disabilities, and only work with companies that share our values. We are proud to be a global equal-opportunity employer. And as such we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, gender stereotypes, age, status as a veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.We also consider qualified applicants with non-violent, and non-financial related criminal histories. Additionally, EQUALS TRUE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout our hiring processes. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know.https://equalstrue.global#EQUALSTRUE


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