Eight Sleep

The sleep fitness company.

Senior Backend Engineer at Eight Sleep

Location
New York, NY / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to make people’s sleep count for more, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better. 

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Valor Equity Partners ,Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, we’ve raised over $150 million (Series C) to date. We were recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics in 2018.

That is why Eight Sleep is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to help us expand our product features and our capability to scale. We have distributed back-end systems responsible for critical business logic as well as bridging communications / data flows between our embedded, machine learning, mobile, and business intelligence systems. 

We are seeking someone who is passionate about designing, implementing, and supporting expanding distributed systems and appreciating the impact they have on all aspects of the member experience. We look for people who dig under the hood and understand what the technology is doing, so we can make wise decisions about how our technology should evolve.

How you'll contribute

Maintain and improve the integrity of our data processing pipeline (5Tb per day) Develop tools to guarantee the availability of our services (~30 microservices) and automate their operation Contribute to the development of back-end services and product features

What you'll need to succeed 

8+ years of software engineering experience 5+ years of experience as a backend/SRE Language polyglot, advanced experience with at least 2 out of C# (.NET core), Python, NodeJS+TypeScript Experience with distributed systems Familiarity with AWS Kinesis and DynamoDB

Why you’ll love Eight 

We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives by improving the way they sleep Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod Flexible, generous PTO  100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Why you should join Eight Sleep

Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to power human potential through better sleep, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast Company in 2018 as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.