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Remote Senior Backend Engineer at DuckDuckGo

The role of a Senior Backend Engineer at DuckDuckGo involves working on the development of their all-in-one privacy solution. The role includes leading complex projects, solving product issues, and mentoring other engineers.
176K - 176K USD / YEAR
Remote
Full Time

✅ Pros

  • 💰 Annual compensation: $176,000 USD and stock options
  • 🌍 Fully remote position
  • 🎓 $1,250 USD annual budget for professional development

⛔ Cons

  • 🌏 Mandatory travel for team meetups
  • ⏰ Full-time commitment required
  • 🔍 Background check necessary

🔧 Skills

Backend engineering
Understanding of complex data structures and algorithms
Project management
Mentoring
Creative problem-solving
Initiative
Effective communication
Leadership

🗣️ Impact

The Senior Backend Engineer will have a crucial role in shaping DuckDuckGo's privacy solution, influencing how millions of users protect their privacy online. This role also offers opportunities for personal growth and leadership.

👉 Responsibilities

  • Lead complex projects
  • Write pragmatic, testable code
  • Solve product issues
  • Mentor other engineers

🔍 Requirements

  • Travel twice a year for team meetups
  • Full-time commitment of 40 hours per week
  • Successful background check

✨ Benefits

  • Annual professional development budget
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid parental leave
  • Coworking stipend

About DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is a privacy-focused search engine that offers users a secure and anonymous search experience. Founded in 2008, the company has become one of the most popular alternatives to Google, providing a range of products including a browser extension and mobile app that enhance user privacy protections. Unlike Google, DuckDuckGo does not use user data to generate search results, instead relying on a network of volunteer contributors to provide high-quality answers to user queries. With a strong focus on user privacy and security, DuckDuckGo has earned the trust of millions of people who are looking to take control of their online presence.

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