Formal

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Founding Senior Software Engineer

$80k - $120k
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Mokhtar Bacha
Mokhtar Bacha
Founder

About the role

At Formal, our mission is to help companies have zero-data breaches. The data stack has evolved very quickly in the past decade but there is still a missing piece: the governance stack. We want to build a data store security and governance layer that brings unified observability and access control to any data stack, at any scale, anywhere. Our long-term vision is to become the governance layer for enterprise data. Founded in September 2021, we already have paying customers and strong traction.

We’re looking to bring on a founding Senior Backend Engineer to keep up with customer demand and help us bring Formal to the next stage. This is a great time to join us as we are getting ready for our next round while already signing leading unicorns.

About the role

As a Founding Senior Software Engineer at Formal, you can expect to have a big impact on shaping the product and building the company. You’ll take part in building the core product of Formal and have unprecedented ownership in:

Building new product features from start to finish, from conception through to research, implementation, and maintenance. Helping improve performance and reliability, or polish existing features Recruiting your future team members and coach them to help them grow Leading any initiative you think may have a strong impact on Formal

Our tech stack includes:

  • Go and Rust for the backend
  • AWS, GCP, Azure and Terraform for the cloud
  • React and TypeScript for the Frontend

Who you are

  • You have expertise working with AWS
  • You have experience deploying infrastructure using Terraform
  • You have familiarity or past experience with Go, Rust, C, C++ or a similar programming language
  • You have experience with container orchestration technologies, such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, ECS
  • You have experience debugging and optimizing complex production systems
  • You have a track record of learning new technologies and concepts quickly
  • You have experience working in databases, operating systems, networking, or other systems-level areas

Bonus points:

  • Experience with Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with message brokers (Kafka, Kinesis)

Why you should join Formal

At Formal we are on a mission to help companies have zero-data breaches. The data stack has evolved very quickly in the past decade but there is still a missing piece: the governance stack. Our long-term vision is to become the governance layer for enterprise data.

Formal is a data store security and governance layer that brings unified observability and access control to any data stack, at any scale, anywhere.

Formal is a SaaS technology startup founded in July 2021 which launched its SaaS product in Dec 2021. We already have paying customers and a very strong traction.

Formal
Founded:2020
Team Size:3
Location:New York
Founders
Mokhtar Bacha
Mokhtar Bacha
Founder