The Fastest Way to Save 60% on AWS 🔥🔥

Founding Full Stack Engineer

$100K - $200K / 0.50% - 2.00%
San Francisco, CA, US / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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Spandana Nakka
Spandana Nakka

About the role

As a full stack engineer at Pump, you will directly work with our CTO and play a critical role in building our platform and driving the technical direction of our company. You will be vital in shaping our roadmap and designing scalable platforms, APIs, and services. A great opportunity for someone to create a lasting impact not only on the primary product but also on the company's values and vision, given our early stage - we hope Pump would be that career defining opportunity for all of us!


  • Contribute to developing our core read/write APIs.
  • Ensure the reliability, scalability, and low latency of backend application development.
  • Develop scalable and extensible solutions to meet customers' needs.
  • Foster a strong culture of code and architecture review.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience as a backend engineer, DevOps/SRE, system engineer, or network engineer, with experience working at a pre-Series B startup environment being a plus. *Extensive understanding and experience with cloud-based distributed systems.
  • Proficiency in systems programming, building backend web-based applications, and working on large-scale, high-performance distributed systems.
  • Experience building containerized applications and using relevant tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript (and ideally TypeScript), delivering complex Node.js solutions to production environments on AWS or similar cloud platforms.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, with familiarity in at least one Python backend framework.
  • Experience with AWS and knowledge of AWS costs/billing being a plus.
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration systems (e.g., Kubernetes) being a plus.
  • Experience with creating prototypes and rapid experimentation.

About Pump

Cloud spend is a whopping $500 billion/yr, the biggest growing expense category for any tech company - tackling these costs requires continuous effort and time from DevOps teams.

Pump is a building the fastest way to save ~60% on cloud spend. Our AI-powered platform not only fully automates savings but we also leverage the power of group buying for even greater discounts. Our mission is to use AI to transform the status quo of cloud cost optimization.

We are backed by Y Combinator and our founding team consists of seasoned entrepreneurs with prior exits. We have a transparent, collaborative and a fast-paced culture that prioritizes winning with a flat organizational structure.

Team Size:7
Location:San Francisco
Spandana Nakka
Spandana Nakka