Ready to make a difference? SendGrid is hiring!


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SendGrid is a cloud based service that delivers emails on behalf of companies to increase their email deliverability.  We have also developed a platform that solves many of the current email problems and flexible enough for other companies to plug in functionality to solve future problems.  SendGrid has been growing really fast after launch and we want you to be part of the awesome company we are building.  We are looking for talented engineers that can help us innovate the email space and make a huge difference.

Senior Web Applications Engineer

SendGrid is looking for a senior backend engineer that can help us manage and innovate our web applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of web developers and be responsible for getting applications released on time
  • Design scalable and fast web applications
  • Work closely with designer to develop great UX/UI applications
  • Work closely with infrastructure engineer to make sure web applications scale on demand
  • Implement backend and frontend web applications in Symfony/PHP to automate tasks and to better present data to users

Qualifications

  • Experience managing a team of remote developers
  • Experience with management tools such as Basecamp or Pivotal Tracker
  • Experience with Symfony, YUI, and test-driven development
  • Familiar with UX design
  • Plus if familiar with Hadoop and Perl
  • Telecommuting will be considered for the right candidate

Senior Backend Engineer

SendGrid is looking for a senior engineer that wants to be part of the team that develops the fastest and most scalable cloud-based email platform in the world.  If you know what a context switch is and the difference between epoll() vs select() we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities:

  • Profile and benchmark OS and applications to find and improve bottlenecks
  • Implement distributed applications that can scale to millions of emails per day
  • Implement applications to provide better tools and insight on email delivery
  • Work closely with web developers to develop great user tools
  • Enjoy supporting users on technical issues as they are our biggest asset

Qualifications

  • Fluent in Perl, Python, and C
  • Linux systems administration experience
  • Experience developing large scale and mission critical applications
  • Familiar with spam filters
  • Familiar with an asynchronous programming frameworks such as AnyEvent, POE, or Twisted
  • Plus if familiar with Hadoop and statistical analysis
  • Telecommuting will be considered for the right candidate

Please emails us your resume at jobs@sendgrid.com and be part of a great team.


Carly Brantz is a veteran in the email deliverability space working to make email simple and easy for developers by regularly writing whitepapers, research briefs and blog posts about email, technology and industry trends.

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