Senior Software Engineer – Backend Platform


Engineering at QualifiedOur lean engineering team is structured as small, flexible groups that are split into two larger areas of ownership: Product and Platform. We believe in the power of cross-team experience, and engineers have opportunities to switch teams so they can work on different challenges and broaden their skills. Our work is organized in two-week cycles, during which engineers are entrusted with full ownership of their work, from the initial idea to its market launch. Engineers own the end-to-end delivery and success of the system and products – from coding and testing to deployment, monitoring, and customer rollout – while upholding high standards of engineering and code-quality. Our main goal is to develop a product capable of handling tasks in real time, requiring straightforward, effective solutions.Your RoleAs a key member of the Platform Engineering team, you’ll take on the responsibility of constructing and maintaining the critical systems that form the backbone of our operations. Your role is essential, ensuring these systems are robust and capable of supporting complex, real-time interactions with our customers. Through your dedication to end-to-end ownership, you’ll play a significant role in shaping the future of our product, directly influencing our capacity to cater to the evolving needs of our customers.Responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain scalable, high-performance backend systems foundational to our product’s functionality.
    • Ideate and execute product features in collaboration with product managers and engineers, focusing on backend stability and performance.
    • Continuously improve system performance, identify bottlenecks, and deploy optimizations for smooth operation at scale.
    • Uphold high standards of quality through best practices in coding, testing, deployment, and proactive system health monitoring.
    • Ensure our business’s core functionality is stable, scalable, well-maintained, and continuously improving.
    • Grow your technical skills to tackle our hardest technical challenges around quality, performance, robustness, and reliability.
    • Mentor other engineers, help build our team’s culture, set standards for engineering excellence, and support scaling highly-available, critical services for our customers.

What You Bring

    • A passion for solving complex problems and a proven track record of implementing scalable backend systems.
    • Expertise in modern web application technologies and a deep understanding of database management (SQL, PostgreSQL) and backend frameworks.
    • Experience with deploying and monitoring code on cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure
    • At least 5 years of experience in a software development role with a strong focus on backend engineering.
    • A commitment to quality, demonstrated by rigorous testing and code review practices.
    • The ability to thrive in a remote, collaborative environment, managing tasks with autonomy while contributing to team goals.
    • A B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience).

This Is For You If

    • You seek a role where your contributions significantly impact the product and its customers.
    • You prefer an environment that values flexibility, autonomy, and ownership.
    • You are driven by the challenge of building scalable systems to support complex, real-time interactions between businesses and their customers.

Nice to have

    • Experience in a high-growth SaaS company.
    • Extensive experience with Ruby on Rails and TypeScript-based React.

Base Compensation Range for US-based Employees: $170,000-$210,000This position is eligible for a yearly bonus and equity package Outside of the US, salary and benefits vary by region so please enquire for specifics as you might be eligible for other benefits depending on your location.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.Qualified participates in the E-Verify program.About QualifiedQualified is the AI pipeline generation platform for revenue teams that use Salesforce. Headquartered in San Francisco, Qualified delivers pipeline generation at scale with AI and automation for thousands of customers like Autodesk, Blackbaud, and Epson. Led by former Salesforce CMO Kraig Swensrud and former Salesforce Product SVP Sean Whiteley, Qualified boasts 900+ 5-star reviews on G2 and is ranked #1 on the Salesforce AppExchange. Qualified is funded by Sapphire, Tiger Global, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures.One TeamWe’re all in this together with a shared goal: grow the business and each other.  Work as a team, win as a team.  Collaborate and strategize across departments to deliver A+ work.  We are bold thought leaders that value creating a sense of belonging for all and celebrating our wins, big or small.Customer ObsessedPrioritize the customer above everything else. Build a product that our customers love. Establish ourselves as their trusted advisor and do “Whatever it takes” to make them successful. Prove the ROI. Only when our customers win do we win.Think Big & Move FastWe’re defining a new category and we have fierce competition. Fast-paced innovation is the name of the game. We look forward. We reimagine. We throw out new ideas. We test things. We move quickly. We challenge the norm. We don’t settle for status quo.On the heels of their Series C financing, Qualified is looking to grow the team so that they can do even more, even faster; they’re focused on delivering our customers more innovation, additional services, an expanded product portfolio, and even deeper ties into the Salesforce CRM platform. Qualified is looking for folks that are fired up about joining a fast-paced, fast-growing company that is doing big things.Diversity & InclusionQualified is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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