Backend Engineers - Golang (Contract OK)

Axiom Zen USA (San Francisco or Remote)

Axiom Zen is a venture design studio. We collaborate with Fortune 500 partners to turn ideas into companies. Our speciality is leveraging the latest in emerging technology to create high growth businesses and delightful experiences for millions of users. Our best practices-driven engineering team is committed to continuous deployment, continuous integration, automated testing, and more.

Among others our recent works leverage Golang, Swift, Objective-C, Java, Python, and Lisp. We also work with technologies such as React.js, Angular.js, Webpack, and Sass, as well as vanilla CSS and JavaScript.

If you're a talented, hard-working, and creative builder with amazing back-end development skills, Axiom Zen is the place for you to take your career to the next level. We are looking for startup-minded back-end engineers to join our remote team.

We are collaborating with a U.S. Government-funded NGO and this position requires US Citizenship. Non-US Citizens and Green Card Holders are not eligible.


As the ideal candidate, you have:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Expertise with Golang
  • Experience using graph databases like Neo4j
  • Experience shipping high quality code in a fast-paced mission-critical environment
  • Commitment to practical application of best practices in software development including TDD, continuous integration, Agile, and continuous delivery
  • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns
  • Familiarity and comfort with git and GitHub
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience


Bonus Points

  • You’re a freelancer with flexible availability
  • Good grasp of UX and UI design principles
  • Interest or expertise in big data, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), voice recognition or other artificial intelligence
  • Prior startup experience with top-tier companies
  • Experience working remotely


Why get excited? We have:

  • Really smart people: Our engineering team thrives on solving user problems with the latest tools and techniques (some of which we’ve built ourselves!). Axioms hail from startups and tech leaders like Google, Apple, Baidu, EA, and Microsoft.
  • Cutting-edge technology: We use state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to build our own semantic analysis technology that helped the Timeline team put news in context.
  • World-class designers: Our designers built Aeronaut, featured by Apple in 35 countries, and honoree winner for best visual design in the 2017 Webby Awards. They understand technical limitations and constraints, bringing you what you need to ship amazing products.


The icing on the cake

We want Axioms to be happy and thriving. We offer a competitive salary, expanded insurance, unlimited vacation, holistic initiatives, active speakers budget… and more!


Are you axiomatic?

If you think we’ll work well together, we want to hear from you! Apply with your resume and be sure to include information that will help us get to know you better, such as links to GitHub, your portfolio, or recent side projects. Please include details (250 words max) on the most impressive thing you have built or achieved -- this isn’t mandatory, but we want to be impressed!

At last count Axioms have lived in 31 countries, and speak 16 languages! We are Axiom Zen, and we don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Zen Den San Francisco

550 15th Street #39
San Francisco, CA 94110


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