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Senior Backend Engineer

DataRobot

DataRobot

Software Engineering
Remote · Poland
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Job Description:

DataRobot is the leader in Value-Driven AI, a unique and collaborative approach to generative and predictive AI that combines an open platform, deep expertise and broad use-case experience to improve how organizations run, grow and optimize their business. The DataRobot AI Platform is the only complete AI lifecycle platform that interoperates with an organization’s existing investments in data, applications and business processes, and can be deployed on prem or on any cloud environment. Global organizations, including 40% of the Fortune 50, rely on DataRobot to drive greater impact and value from AI.

DataRobot accelerates building predictive models to get the most out of valuable data. We work hard to create tools that data scientists can use effectively. Our headquarters is in Boston, with offices in Kyiv, Munich, and various other locations around the globe.

As a Senior Backend Engineer in the Experience department, you will support the distributed cross-functional team that owns various parts of DataRobot’s platform and actively contribute to the development of new capabilities. This team leads the work on the new Experience, driving the excellence across the whole organization.

What does it take?

  • Manage individual projects and milestones with abundant communication of progress

  • Own projects roadmap, backlog and help driving the team work

  • Facilitate technical design of the new components and be a tiebreaker

  • Partner with other DataRobot teams to deliver a consistent platform

  • Do weekly 1x1s, coach, inspire and develop engineers on the team

  • Design and develop new features related to authentication, permissions, and collaboration to provide a secure and collaborative environment for our user

  • Design, measure, and improve the capacity and performance of the existing application

  • Seek, give, and receive constructive feedback to teammates through code and specification reviews

  • Create and maintain automated tests

  • Adapt to the fun, fast-paced environment our engineering team

Main Requirements

  • 2+ years of managing 5 people or more

  • 5+ years of development experience

  • 3+ years of Python experience

  • Experience with Flask, Mongo, Redis, Pytest

  • System/performance engineering (profiling process memory/cpu/io/network usage, system calls, flame graphs)

  • Understanding of software design for scalability, performance, and reliability

  • Excellent communication skills and can connect with both technical and non-technical audiences effectively

  • Desire and experience in the people leadership

  • Personal drive to get things finished

Bonus Point Requirements

  • Frontend (React) experience

  • Publicly reviewable contributions to exciting development projects

  • Experience with Machine Learning, Deep Learning

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field

What you get in return:

  • We move fast and reward hard work. We expect results, and we love doing the work we’re passionate about.

  • Our employees have a voice in what we do! We continually challenge and support each other to find better, more robust solutions for customers and partners. After all, it’s our customers that make us tick.

  • We’re committed to building a company culture where every individual can bring their full impact and reach their fullest potential. Our mission is to build a diverse and inclusive environment where dedicated people of all cultures, perspectives, backgrounds, races, genders, religions, orientations, abilities, and ages can 10x their lives.

The talent and dedication of our employees are at the core of DataRobot’s journey to be an iconic company. We strive to attract and retain the best talent by providing competitive pay and benefits with our employees’ well-being at the core. Here’s what your benefits package may include depending on your location and local legal requirements: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Time Off Program, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, Global Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!

DataRobot Operating Principles:

  • Wow Our Customers
  • Set High Standards
  • Be Better Than Yesterday
  • Be Rigorous
  • Assume Positive Intent
  • Have the Tough Conversations
  • Be Better Together
  • Debate, Decide, Commit
  • Deliver Results
  • Overcommunicate


Research shows that many women only apply to jobs when they meet 100% of the qualifications while many men apply to jobs when they meet 60%. At DataRobot we encourage ALL candidates, especially women, people of color, LGBTQ+ identifying people, differently abled, and other people from marginalized groups to apply to our jobs, even if you do not check every box. We’d love to have a conversation with you and see if you might be a great fit.

All U.S. DataRobot employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If there is a medical, religious, or other legally protected reason that prevents you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have a process in place to evaluate requests for accommodation.

DataRobot is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. DataRobot is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

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