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Checkr is looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join our Candidate and Evaluation group. This group is focused on building products to both enable employers to make better decisions in the hiring process as well as fostering an ongoing relationship between employers and employees. You will work on building a differentiated platform for hiring and trust and safety.


  • Own the product development from ideation, design, implementation, to release

  • Ensure the quality, reliability, and scalability of our services

  • Partner with product and management in project planning

  • Demonstrate expertise in at least one or two areas where you can drive technology (e.g. micro-services, API design, TDD, NLP, infrastructure, open source software)

  • Building shared code, with an eye for developer experience - reusability, readability, modularity, documentation, etc

  • Spearhead adoption of best practices for the entire team to improve code quality and velocity and provide mentorship to junior engineers

What you bring:

  • 5+ years experience as a software engineer working with languages such as Ruby, Python, or GoLang.

  • Strong understanding of infrastructure behind a micro-service architecture

  • Deep understanding of microservices design, REST APIs, and asynchronous queueing models

  • Strong collaboration, communication and project management skills

  • A strong sense of ownership

  • A great desire to learn, collaborate, improve, and innovate

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment

  • Learning and development allowance

  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement

  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage

  • Unlimited PTO policy

  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements