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Senior Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023
About Kandji
Kandji is building the future of Apple Enterprise Management. The use of Apple devices in the enterprise is growing rapidly. Drawing on decades of experience in Apple IT, we saw a dire need for a modern Apple device management platform that could accommodate growing businesses and increasing regulatory demands.
Kandji grew to hundreds of B2B customers within a few months of initial product launch in 2019, and secured a $100 million Series C in late 2021. Today, we have a 95% Customer Satisfaction rate and a rapidly growing community of customers, including names like Crunchbase, Belkin, Rackspace, Allbirds, FabFitFun, VSCO, and Turo.
Behind our business is a handful of the best investors in tech. Together, we are creating a new category of device management that can better serve modern businesses.
The Opportunity
As a Senior Backend Software Engineer at Kandji, you will design and build the core services that power our web application, while maintaining security and scalability. You will work alongside our macOS and Infrastructure engineers to bring world class products to market.
We are looking for a software engineer with experience building large-scale, mission-critical enterprise software in an object-oriented language.

  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience
  • Exceptional proficiency in Python, Django (2+ years) or a similar language and web application framework
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, etc.
  • Authoritative understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Data-driven, analytical, hypothesis/validation mindset
  • Ability to identify problems/opportunities, break them down into critical parts, and design solution options
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment of a large web application, and associated build, test, and deployment methodologies and tools
  • Experience with RESTful API
  • Familiar with microservice architecture
  • Experience with modern frameworks on backend and frontend

Nice to haves

  • Understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Data-driven, analytical, hypothesis/validation mindset
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
These requirements are for the strongest, ideal candidate. Even if you do not outperform every bullet point, Kandji encourages you to apply. We promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture and recognize that even the strongest candidates won’t have all desired experiences and qualifications.
Benefits & Perks
• Competitive salary
• 100% individual and dependent medical + dental + vision coverage
• 401(k) with a 4% company match
• 20 days PTO + Kandji Wellness Week off the first week of July
• 14 paid holidays per year
• 10 health and wellness days per year
• Equity for full-time employees
• 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents
• Cell phone & Internet stipend
• Exciting opportunities for career growth
• An outstanding, inclusive culture
We are excited to be serving a significant need for a fast-growing market, and are proud of the high-performing team we have brought together so far. If you’re someone who wants to engage in new, exciting projects that will challenge your skills in the best way possible, we would love to connect with you.
At Kandji we believe in fostering an inclusive environment in which employees feel encouraged to share their unique perspectives, leverage their strengths, and act authentically. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those from all backgrounds and varying experiences.
Kandji is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, protected veteran or military status or any other status protected by applicable law.