Backend Engineer, Go – Billing & Marketplaces | Neon | Remote (Europe)

Backend Engineer, Go – Billing & Marketplaces | Neon | Remote (Europe)

Remote Europe
Application ends: October 10, 2024
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Job Description

Neon is a multi-cloud Serverless Postgres provider that is designed to make Postgres developers more productive in the cloud. We manage clusters, storage, and compute automatically, so all you need to do is connect and develop.

Billing & Marketplaces Team solves complex billing challenges that impact all Neon users. We tackle issues such as payment processing errors, invoicing accuracy, subscription management, and pipeline correctness.

The team’s mission is to ensure a seamless billing experience by developing scalable solutions, automating processes, and integrating with diverse payment gateways. If you excel at solving intricate problems, this is your perfect opportunity.

Preferred time zones: GMT – GMT+4

You will:

  • Build innovative features that expand the scope of the Neon platform
  • Work with various colleagues (designers, product managers, developer advocates, C-level executives, etc.) on the future of Neon
  • Work directly with engineers in partner companies on integrations with Neon
  • Own feature end-to-end, from ideation to iterating based on user feedback
  • Participate in on-call rotations to handle and resolve critical issues

We’re looking for someone who has

  • 3+ years’ experience developing backend Golang applications
  • Exposure to Infrastructure technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, Github CI/CD, cloud (AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Worked in a team of software engineers delivering real value to end-users
  • Contributed towards making other engineers on teams you’ve worked on more productive
  • Experience with various types of databases, such as PostgreSQL, ClickHouse, and Redis, and message buses, such as Kafka, AWS SQS, and Kinesis, is preferable

About Neon

Neon is building open-source cloud-native PostgreSQL. Our architecture separates storage from compute, allowing for stateless and serverless Postgres. We’re a well-funded startup with deep knowledge of Postgres internals and decades of experience building databases. We are a systems company; we work on low-level code with strict performance and correctness requirements.

Neon was created by a team of Postgres hackers and led by CEO Nikita Shamgunov (co-founder of SingleStore). Neon is built on open-source principles and is focused on giving back to the Postgres and developer communities.

Our Team

  • We are a distributed team of 90 people working from 25+ countries (concentrating around North American and European time zones)
  • We are a team built on open-source cultural principles (transparency, contribution, accountability, and proactivity)
  • Team with decades of experience building databases and deep knowledge of Postgres internals. We are deeply technical
  • We have experienced Postgres committers and hackers on the team (check Heikki, Anastasia, Arseny, Matthias profiles)
  • We believe in the efficacy of collaborative open-source
  • We aim for a diversity of thoughts and backgrounds
  • We are keen to be a fast-moving, flat org and avoid hierarchical structures

Our Investors

  • Top-tier investors backed up Neon’s vision:
    • We raised $104 million in funding from Menlo Ventures, Notable Capital, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, and Founders Fund. 
    • Venture vehicles of Snowflake and Databricks invested in Neon.
    • Our angel investors are prominent technologists and ecosystem players. More than 20 awesome angels supported Neon, including Nat Friedman, Elad Gil, Mike Ovitz, Ajeet Singh, Guillermo Rauch, Søren Brammer Schmidt, and Wes McKinney.
    • Our Board includes Quentin Clark, Glenn Solomon, Joe Morrissey, and Tim Tully. 

Our Offer

  • You have an opportunity to be an early employee in the fast-scaling ambitious team
  • You can work 100% remote: we’ll handle all formalities to arrange work from your home
  • We pay top of the market in most parts of the world
  • We grant equity (stock options) to all full-time hires
  • We offer a competitive benefits package in line with all tech companies (top-notch equipment, unlimited vacations, paid parental leaves, and much more)
  • We are distributed, yet make our bonds during regular offsites (the last one was in Barcelona)