Senior Python Ecosystem Backend Engineer

AllyO - Mountain View, CA


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Join a fast growing start-up on the ground floor and find your place in AllyO. Work with AI technology delivered on a SaaS platform running in the public cloud to change recruiting for large enterprises. This job will provide the right candidate the opportunity to build out a world-class product.


AllyO is a leading AI technology company that transforms recruiting through intelligent automation for a superior experience for both candidates and hiring teams. Founded by Google and MIT engineers, our investors include Google, Bain Capital, Cervian Ventures and Randstad.


As a Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll join the engineering team and will be instrumental in designing and building back-end system in collaboration with the team. We are looking for someone that is passionate about building simple and highly maintainable solutions for complex problems.


  • Collaborate daily with product, internal stakeholders, and other engineers to design and build chatbot systems
  • Owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering quality stable solutions
  • Working independently to tackle difficult problems and implement timely solutions
  • Communicating effectively within and across teams during design discussions
  • Providing guidance for less experienced engineers


  • 5+ years of backend engineering experience, ideally building products from ideation to launch on a strong engineering team.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field (M.S. a plus)
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Strong understanding of modern back-end service Python ecosystem frameworks: Django, Celery , Docker, Redis
  • Experience with ORM , SQL database, MySQL
  • Experience with AWS, Docker
  • A pragmatic approach to engineering. Remove technical roadblocks by identifying areas of complexity and suggesting architectural improvements that increase performance and lower risk.
  • Excellent technical, written, and verbal interpersonal communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time


  • AWS: 3 years (Required)
  • Django ORM: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Celery, Redis: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Python: 5 years (Required)


  • Master's (Preferred)