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Backend Services Engineer

REQ: REQ-132113 Engineering

Panasonic R&D
  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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About Yohana:

Capable but paralyzed by too many choices. Connected, but only if social media counts. Living this way creates a void in our daily lives. Our team is committed to alleviating the mental load that our modern world has created by putting human connection back into technology and caretaking at the heart of everything we create.

At Yohana, we’re finding new ways for technology and design to lighten our loads, reclaim our time, and improve our well-being. We want it all. A career and home. Family and friends. Health and wellness. But actually having it all can leave us feeling overloaded. And research shows it. 43 percent of people struggle with decision-making. 66 percent say overload affects their work, and 62 percent, their interpersonal relationships.

Technology was supposed to help by making us more efficient. But the faster we get things done, the more we take on, and our well-being falls to the bottom of the list. Yohana is on a mission to make balance a priority – and do it joyfully.

It’s a meaningful product challenge: helping society reclaim time and make space for joy through technology and design. That’s what the team at Yohana is solving for every day, and we have a lot of fun doing it. With leadership from big tech like Google, Apple, Microsoft, and hypergrowth startups like Nest, Waymo, TaskRabbit, and Casper, we’re motivated to make the world a happier place. Join us

About The Role:

You will work in a small team of backend service engineers to build new services from the ground-up, as well as integrate new features. You are expected to be a hands-on developer who excels in a dynamic, fast-moving, and agile environment building high quality, high performance and scalable software. You will be expected to work equally between design, hands-on development, and providing mentorship to our other developers. You will work closely with mobile, web and other client developers to define and provide the appropriate APIs. You should have experience in Big Data and data warehouses using tools such as Spark, Storm, RedShift and Kinesis.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Design, implement, deploy and manage microservices in AWS Kubernetes or Docker using restful API

Design and implement the API for Web/Mobile clients

Contributing to all phases of software development including ideation, prototyping, design and production

Plan software releases and release schedules

Collaborate on new architectures and components, working with technical leadership and other engineers

Interact with Product Management to refine product requirements; work efficiently in a cross-functional team across multiple projects

Understand and be able to identify bottlenecks across the system and evaluate performance of various components using de facto standard performance tools

Analyze, evaluate and propose technologies to efficiently address product requirements in the software design

Capable of working on full stack including frontend, backend, data pipeline and offline processing

What We Offer

Opportunity to join a hyper-growth startup on a mission to make well-being attainable for modern families

Competitive compensation

Comprehensive benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA)

401(k) with employer match

Life & Short Term Disability Insurance

Supplemental Medical Coverage

Unlimited PTO

12 Company Holidays

Paid Maternity & Parental Leave

Paid Caregiver Leave

Employee Assistance Program

Group and 1-on-1 Career Coaching

Pet Insurance

Casual Dress Code

Catered Lunch & Snacks

Discounts on Panasonic products

Company Social Events

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest.

REQ: REQ-132113 Engineering

  • Palo Alto, CA, United States
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