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Backend Engineer

San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
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Neal Jean
Neal Jean

About the role

What We Do: is the easiest way for creators to build a custom mobile-first website that their fans love! We help creators build their online identity, gain insights about their audience, and monetize their business.

We're excited to tackle the rapidly growing, $100 billion creator economy. There's a huge opportunity to help creators build the businesses of tomorrow, and we're positioned to build the defining solution.


We're looking for a Backend Engineer to help us build amazing user experiences and empower creators leveraging the latest web technologies to serve millions of page views every day. We have a very bold vision for the future and we need your help to make it happen.

As a Backend Engineer you will:

  • Work together with the entire team, from ideation to implementation
  • Design architecture and maintain infrastructure to support billions of events per month.
  • Help develop a pragmatic technology roadmap to ensure our app can scale to billions of page views per month
  • Build and lead big parts of the product from scratch as one of our first backend engineers
  • Build robust monitoring and testing systems to manage uptime

You'll thrive at Beacons if you:

  • Have experience as a Backend or Data Engineer
  • Are familiar with SQL and noSQL databases
  • Have experience developing data architectures such as ETL Pipelines and Data Warehouses and/or Lakes
  • Have experience developing distributed systems
  • Are familiar with serving high-access consumer web apps
  • Have experience maintaining uptime for infrastructure systems
  • Have experience with serverless architectures
  • Enjoy working at small, fast-paced startups

What We Can Offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity grant. We have a standard four year vesting schedule with one year cliff
  • We give 4 weeks off total and we want you to use them! This is on top of federal holidays 🇺🇸🎉
  • Platinum level medical, vision, and dental insurance with 99% employer-paid premiums for employees and coverage for eligible dependents
  • 401(k) retirement savings and investing plan
  • $100 monthly gym stipend
  • $3,000 computer, monitor, and home office setup reimbursement. We will get you what you need to do your best work!

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. No matter what you come in knowing, you'll be learning new things all the time and we'll be here to help! Our team still has a lot to learn and if you join us, we would love for you to learn and grow with us!

Why you should join Beacons

Beacons is creating new economic opportunities for creators.

We believe that the future of work is going to see more people constructing a career (and a life, since the two are more intertwined than ever) that they really enjoy around who they are — and creators are the first wave. If you’re excited for this future and want to help us get there sooner, please get in touch!

We're currently a small team that's based in San Francisco but working from home like everyone else. We're open to hiring remotely, but expect to find an office in San Francisco at some point TBD.

Team Size:4
Location:San Francisco
Neal Jean
Neal Jean
David Zeng
David Zeng
Jesse Zhang
Jesse Zhang