As Zapier continues to scale our mission to democratize automation, we’re hiring Backend Engineers across the organization.
Our organization works in the EPD model, meaning that Engineering, Product, and Design work together in Product Engineering squads to build and ship features & products our customers love.
Zapier is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.
You love building. You have at least three years of experience as a Software Engineer building distributed, scaleable web-applications.
You're familiar with Python and backend frameworks such as Django. You enjoy a balance of application development and reliability tuning.
Zapier is built on Python, Django, React, Node.js, and AWS. We use modern tools, which means you’ll have the opportunity to work with software like Memcached, RabbitMQ, Docker, GitLab and Redis.
You excel working on a team. You enjoy being part of a team that solves problems together, collaborating on ideas and working to meet team goals.
You like pairing up with teammates when someone gets blocked. You give and accept feedback professionally and don’t let ego get in the way of delivering the best solution for the customer.
You can summarize technical concepts effectively as you work with people from disciplines outside of engineering.
You embrace service ownership. You appreciate the speed and autonomy a team has when it owns its services. You also know ownership comes with the responsibility to monitor your team’s services and make sure they are reliable and performant.
You love shipping to customers . Nothing we build matters if it isn’t meeting customers’ needs. You’ll be on a team that collaborates with internal customers’ to provide interfaces to our vast collection of integrations.
You’ll also learn to empathize with Zapier’s end users and add capabilities to the Platform that enable Zapier to offer new products.
You'll have the opportunity to ship code daily that will be used by millions of people.
You love doing things efficiently. At Zapier, we believe in Don't be a Robot, Build the Robot. We build systems and processes that let us scale our impact to be larger than ourselves.
You love learning. Engineering is an ever-evolving world. You enjoy exploring areas that you might not have experience with yet.
You have a balanced approach to adopting new tech vs using well-understood patterns.
Things You Might Do
Zapier helps people across the world automate the boring and tedious parts of their job. We do that by helping everyone connect the web applications they already use and love.
We believe that there are jobs a computer is best at doing and that there are jobs a human is best at doing. We want to empower businesses to create processes and systems that let computers do what they are best at doing and let humans do what they are best at doing.
We believe that with the right tools, you can have a big impact with less hassle.
We believe in small teams. Small teams are fast and nimble. Small teams mean less bureaucracy and less management and more getting things done.
We believe in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. All teammates at Zapier agree to a code of conduct.
The Whole Package
Location : UTC-8 (West Coast Americas) to UTC-3
This isn't a vague policy where unlimited vacation means no vacation.
How to Apply We have a non-standard application process. To jump-start the process we ask a few questions we normally would ask at the start of an interview.
This helps speed up the process and lets us get to know you a bit better right out of the gate. Please make sure to answer each question.
After you apply, you are going to hear back from us, even if we don't seem like a good fit. In fact, throughout the process, we strive to make sure you never go more than seven days without hearing from us.
Zapier is an equal opportunity employer. We're excited to work with talented and empathetic people no matter their race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, or age.
Our code of conduct provides a beacon for the kind of company we strive to be, and we celebrate our differences because those differences are what allow us to make a product that serves a