Checkr (501+ Employees, 94% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

79% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 94% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $679M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation.

As a Staff Software Engineer on the Platform team, you will uncover patterns and technical challenges across the team and entire engineering organization, and develop creative solutions to resolve. You will strive towards the right balance between enforcing standardization and accommodating uniqueness. A person in this role will have a chance to lead team initiatives which shape how our entire system behaves and have impact across Engineering.

Who You Are: 

  • You have a strong sense of ownership with a proactive vs. reactive nature
  • You are motivated by sharing knowledge and excited by what can be done when a group of people are aligned in their vision
  • You possess a great desire to collaborate, improve, mentor, and innovate
  • You are passionate about optimizing services for scale and speed

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate, drive, and execute architectural discussions with cross functional teams
  • Influence technical roadmap and strategy
  • Design, build, ship and maintain the core software libraries, tools, and patterns used by all of Checkr’s engineering teams
  • Troubleshoot complex production issues across the stack, with respect to performance
  • Provide consultation and feedback across teams to ensure we are building highly reliable systems
  • Present detailed technical information and benefits of the Checkr platform to a wide array of customers, including operations, developers, technical architects and executives

What You Bring:

  • 8+ years experience as a software engineer (Ruby, Python, or GoLang)
  • 5+ years experience in a project leadership role
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure behind a micro-service architecture
  • Deep experience with microservices design, REST APIs, and asynchronous queueing models
  • Strong collaboration, documentation, communication and project management skills

The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $160,395 – $188,700. 

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

Tagged as: >50% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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