American Express Senior Backend Engineer , Python , Resy in New York, New York
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Resy is a hospitality technology platform that powers restaurants around the world and a consumer-facing reservation platform for passionate diners. Since its inception in 2014, Resy has created best-in-class software that elevates dining experiences and connects restaurants to a growing network of highly engaged diners, with the powerful backing of American Express. Resy is a go-to destination for restaurant discovery, exclusive access, original content, and chef-driven culinary events. The amazing world of restaurants is just two taps away in the Resy app and at Resy.com.
Resy’s restaurant partners use Resy OS — resyos.com - a complete end-to-end technology platform — to run their businesses smarter and more efficiently. Resy OS takes into account pre, during and post service guest touchpoints to help operators deliver the best hospitality experience. Platform features include table management, wait list functionality, customized SMS text confirmations, guest feedback tools, reports and analytics for 360-degree visibility into operational performance, ticketing, PCI Level 1 compliant third-party credit card handling, and more.
We’re hiring, too. Interested in joining our team of restaurant-obsessed explorers? Right this way.
About the role:
At Resy, we are solving hard problems with elegant solutions and scaling very quickly. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will play a key role specifically focused on our Resy OS product. You will be working closely with Product Owners as well as other Sr. Engineers on new features and scaling challenges. The ideal candidates can work quickly and collaboratively while producing pristine work. You thrive in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment, are comfortable challenging the status quo and are passionate about what technology is doing for the hospitality industry.
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent work experienc.
5 years of experience working as a Software Engineer, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment.
You are a self-starter but very comfortable working closely with a team.
You are comfortable working with partners outside the Engineering team including our Product, Sales and Account Management teams.
Lead the deployment, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments.
Lead code reviews and automated testing.
Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking.
You have strong expertise with the following:
Unit / Functional Testing
Python Web Frameworks
MySQL / Postgres
Implementing and monitoring APIs at scale
RDBMS and database design
AWS - EC2 / RDS / S3 / SQS
Huge plus if you have:
Kafka / Celery / Flask / Django / Supervisor / MongoDB
SQL Performance tuning
Payment systems experience
Web sockets experience
You enjoy at least one of the following things: shishito peppers, uni, or creme anglaise
Salary Range: $110,000.00 to $190,000.00 annually bonus benefits
The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.
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Competitive base salaries
6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
Career development and training opportunities
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Primary Location: US-New York-New York
Req ID: 24001892
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