Enterprise ready webhooks service, open-source and in the cloud

Rust Backend Engineer

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3+ years
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Tom Hacohen
Tom Hacohen

About the role

At Svix (YC W21), we're building the enterprise ready webhooks service. We are looking for a backend engineer with Rust experience to build performant message delivery at scale. We are also looking for an engineer who is excited by open source software.

You will have a huge impact on the trajectory of the company and the product. You will be trusted to take ownership, have autonomy, and be a leader. You will get to solve interesting problems and technical challenges. We move fast, and speed of execution is one of our core values. We are obsessed with providing a great developer experience, and you will be expected to share this obsession.

About you:

  • Two or more years of software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Rust
  • Experience with designing APIs, using databases, and building robust systems

Nice to haves:

  • Maintaining or contributing to open-source projects
  • Knowledge of Postgres, Redis
  • Experience building webhooks systems, asynchronous queues, messaging systems, or other developer-oriented products


About Svix

Svix is SendGrid for webhooks. Webhooks are becoming increasingly important, though they are still a pain to build. Developers need to worry about deliverability, retries, monitoring, security and the developer experience for their users. All of which are different for webhooks compared to the rest of the stack. We turn all of that into a simple API call.

We are well funded and are backed by Y Combinator, Aleph, and founders and CTOs of companies such as Github, PagerDuty, Segment, Lookout and

Team Size:
Location:San Francisco
Tom Hacohen
Tom Hacohen