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Senior Backend Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • New York, NY
  • Remote friendly
  • 160K - 200K USD a year

2022-09-13 23:50:19 UTC

About Us

Archetype makes it easy for API companies to build, analyze, and grow their revenue. Within minutes, companies can launch bespoke API plans to customers with just a few lines of code.

We're a mission-driven, remote-first company. Our team is experienced entrepreneurs and engineers spread across the world - from New York City to Sydney.

We're a group of experienced builders. From multi-startup founders to folks who worked at LinkedIn, Stripe, Atlassian, HQ Trivia, Coast, Pareto, and more, we have a ton of experience building groundbreaking products and care a lot about reliable, scalable solutions that our customers love.

We’ve raised millions of dollars from top SF, LA and NYC VCs and angels to build amazing tools and systems that power the future of tech companies.

What we offer

You are amongst peers and people who will help you grow as an engineer and a leader.

  • See your ideas become a reality and truly transform how Archetype works and affects the experience of millions of people globally.

  • The chance to solve hard problems in a fast-growing business provides an unrivaled opportunity to develop your skill set.

  • Be part of a collaborative, values-led team that works hard to create one of the highest quality cultures in the world.

  • A relaxed and social work environment with lots of responsibility and autonomy

  • Working-from-home opportunities and flexible working hours

  • Unlimited vacation time so you can recharge and relax

  • Offsites with the team (our next one is in Mexico City)

  • A competitive salary and a generous equity stake in the company (you'll be working hard to make the company successful, so we believe you should share generously in the reward!

What you’ll be doing

  • Architect and build large-scale distributed systems.

  • Collaborate to build systems with other engineers.

  • Design, build, deploy and maintain APIs and SDKs.

  • Write modular, well-tested code with stability and extension in mind.

Who you are

Archetype is looking for opinionated, seasoned self-starters who are hungry to own products and want to learn new things. We’re a fast growing startup and are looking for people who want to help set culture and help us grow an amazing company from 0-1.


  • At least four years of professional software development experience

  • Either a Bachelor's degree in a technical field involving coding (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics) or equivalent technical experience.

  • Worked in a variety of different platforms, in both high-level and low-level languages, and maybe even done front-end work

  • Experience with Git, CI/CD and testing frameworks.

Preferred qualifications

  • Have helped grow a new team or product and are excited about helping make a great team environment

  • Technically lead projects which have involved multiple engineering teams

  • Have prior experience in a startup environment.

  • Experience with Python, Go, Java or Javascript.

  • Experience mentoring/managing engineers is a plus

Think you’re a fit? Apply with your resume! We’re excited to meet you :)