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Senior Backend Engineer

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Software company dedicated to building high performance AI you can trust
Raleigh, NC, USA
$100,000 - $130,000
Backend · Full-Stack · DevOps
Senior Software Engineer
50 Employees
5+ years


Howso, a software company based in Raleigh, NC, is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to join their small yet powerful team. The ideal candidate will work on designing and implementing the web application layer around the core technology, contributing to the full software development life cycle. Howso values team members with a sense of humor, a passion for great software, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

Last updated 23 days ago


  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Design client/server architecture
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Perform code reviews
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software


  • Strong Python skills and experience with multiple back-end languages (e.g. C++, Java, Node.js)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g. MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres, MongoDB)
  • Familiarity with Linux, Kubernetes, Bash
  • Familiarity with web servers (e.g. Apache, NGINX)
  • Experience writing REST APIs
  • Familiar with version control such as git, Azure DevOps is a plus
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • An analytical mind
  • BS Degree in Computer Science
  • Must be East Coast based, local candidates strongly preferred


Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Parental Leave
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Family Leave
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Free Food & Snacks

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